Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Downtown Dubai & Business Bay (PDF Chapter)
This is the Downtown Dubai & Business Bay chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dubai & Abu Dhabi guidebook.
Downtown Dubai is the city’s vibrant urban hub and a key destination for visitors. Its literal pinnacle is the Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building – which overlooks the Dubai Mall – the world’s biggest shopping temple.
- crane your neck to take in the entire height of Burj Khalifa, which pierces the sky at 828m, making it the world’s tallest building
- shop at Dubai Mall, the mother of all malls with a record-breaking 1200 shops
- dip into Dubai-style urban cool while keeping on the pulse of the latest in Middle Eastern art at Alserkal Avenue, a cluster of warehouses turned art-and-cultural campus
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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