Virtual Tour of Dubai City, UAE • 360° Aerial Panorama
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Last time we showed you bird's-eye view panoramas from above Palm Jumeira and The World artificial islands in Dubai. This time we want to show you several panoramas of Dubai City.
So, let us to introduce Dubai City
The origins of Dubai trace back to the VII century, however few people associate the largest city of the United Arab Emirates with ancient times. Dubai is best described as "the City of the Future": nowhere else on the planet you will find so many incredible architectural constructions that are ultra-modern and even ahead of our times.
Here is just a short list of Dubai's attractions: Burj Khalifa skyscraper that looks like stalagmite or a desert flower with thin petals; Seven-star Burj Al Arab hotel, shaped like a sail, rises on a special artificial island (hotel room prices at Burj Al Arab start from one thousand dollars per night!); 150-meter musical fountain that lifts 83 thousand liters of water up in the air while performing Arabic and international musical hits. Breathtaking group of artificial islands: Palm islands (a gigantic tree built off the coast of the Persian Gulf) and World Islands, shaped as the Earth's continents.
All this is just a beginning! Besides its attractions, Dubai is known as a shopper's heaven. The largest shopping and entertainment center in the Middle East — "Dubai Mall" — also features one of the world's largest aquariums. "Dubai Marina" is the largest and the most exclusive yacht harbor in the world.
Note: all interesting things in Dubai either hold a world-record title in size or are pioneers in its areas. Sometimes, both things are true. For example, Ski Dubai, the indoors ski resort is not only the largest in the region, but the first one in the entire Middle East where one could enjoy skiing. One can enjoy skiing in the midst of 30 degree heat in the center of the desert — isn't it impressive? This is exactly what Dubai intends to do: to surprise, impress and bewilder with its novel ideas.
Even the weather in Dubai participates in this race for the "best of the best" title. Due to its average temperature of 35,5ºC, Dubai is one of the hottest cities in the world. Finally, beaches of Dubai have made this emirate one of the most popular resorts in the world.
Turning back to its history, a long time ago Dubai started out as exporter of pearls, but at the end of XX century it couldn't afford to act on such a small scale. Nowadays the Emirate holds a leading position in gold jewelry manufacturing, and gold prices in Dubai are such that very few can resist the temptation of bringing home half of a suitcase filled with jewelry made of this precious metal...
In short, Dubai is a paradise city, a page from a science fiction book, a true picture of how even the most bizarre and ambitious ideas may be implemented into reality. We hope that the panoramas and photos of Dubai will transmit the incredible greatness of the unique and the most famous city of the United Arab Emirates.
19 December 2011
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Nila Falcon, Wallis and Futuna Islands
"Realy Its a Dreaming City, Firstly Eco-Environment in Main City, No carbon No Polution. Everywere happy-happy face move here. Its a Model in the world For Civilized. So... Go on....."
shofique zzaman, Bangladesh
Eric Murphy, United Arab Emirates
"Onde estão as outras músicas do tour? Eu gostava muito das outras opções de músicas, elas dão um clima diferente e não deixa o tour ficar cansativo. Parabéns pelo site!"
William Silva Lima, Brazil
Alberto Sendino, Spain
"I personally fell in love with Dubai. Btw, does anybody know where i can find the soundtrack in it's entirety that was playing during the presentation? I would appreciate that very much! :)"
Joseph Fornazaric, Canada
Varvara, AirPano: Joseph, you can read how to find name of the song here: http://www.airpano.com/FAQ.php
After that, it's easy to find this music in the Internet :)
"No comments its very beautyfull"
Yeslam Saeed, Yemen
Abujar vajir Tadavi, India
"very good sity"
mojtaba nabatzae, Iran
"Nice to see you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
Muhammad Akhter Abbas, Pakistan
leila HA, Iran
"this panorama of dubai is awesome"
Wahaj Khan, India
yogesh shelke, India
"IRAN is very Beautiful!"
Mohammad Mirmohammadi, Iran
"May Yahweh bless your country and bring his word to you all !"
James Baugh, USA
"I had the opportunity to visit Dubai twice in 1998 and 2004 all I have to say is that is a very beautiful city and is the pride of the Arabs and Muslim countries , the great results of developmemts and prosperity is due mainly to the ruler of Dubai ,the President of the UAE without the tremendous work done for many years by the Dceased president Sheikh Zayed Bin Soltan AlNahyan, God great him in his paradise.Long live to Dubai and more and more development Inchallah"
NourEddine HEMSAS, Algeria
Kat Savannah, USA
"I m a Police Official but my dreams are living in dubai. Perhaps I go."
Mudassar Awan, Pakistan
juzar vohra, India
"I was in Dubai over 3 years ago,and the it was hard to find a hotelroom.Since about 10 years I came back once a year and I see the annual change for the good ! I can only admire what they realise,and regret that to do this in dear old Europe you need so much time !"
geert vanhulle, Belgium
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Bruno R, Belgium
"i want to know the dredger conpany who madeup this wonderfull island.If they are not working in any where they have an oportunity to work in Bangladesh coastal area. we are searching a big dredger company who can dredge 30000 cum from a depth of 16 meter.
if the dredger company want to work please send an e-mail mentioning mode of contract,rate, the covenity we have to provide,.We have no objection to make a joint venture in need."
MdAli Akbar, Bangladesh
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Anthony Crew, United Kingdom
"Conocer Dubai es ingresar al futuro. Todo deslumbra por ser grandioso, moderno, y sobre todo futurista."
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새롭게 정리되여 감사드립니다. Thank's Too Much!!!"
Lim Joonsang, Korea
"we both Dubai City n Me are elegant but in same problem ie financial crises n hope that will overcome very soon.
Best of luck for me n Dubai!"
lavesh pyakurel, Nepal
"Las fotografías virtuales 3D impulsa una cultura para conocer el mundo, y nos estimula para visitar estas ciudades hermosas del futuro como el caso de Dubai.
En mi país Ecuador tenemos muchos sitios turísticos, favor ver a través de internet. Saludos
Rafael Valdez R."
Rafael Valdez Requena, Ecuador
"Amazing photography of an incredible city"
Bruce McDonald, Zimbabwe
"Amazing photography of an incredible city"
Bruce McDonald, Zimbabwe
nilofar amiry, Iran
"IS VERY NICE TOO."
IVANA GREGÓRIO DE SOUZA, Brazil
"I have been in Dubai from last 5 days, my first visit to this amazing city of the world.I am impressed with every thing, love it and like to come and visit more often.
Your presentation is so exciting and I was looking for something like this to share with my family and friends, beautifully done now my collection of over 400 pictures taken by me is complete with your virtual Tour of Dubai City.
Thank you with best regards,
Syed Ahmed, Canada
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ernie gabo, Philippines
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Mohammed Rahman, Bangladesh
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Dipak Jadhav, India
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Dipak Jadhav, India
DISARTH GUJARATI, India
"No words to say its very beautiful,iam very amazed and very impressed,thank you very much to bring the world in front of me.Your team shoul get award for this.All the very best"
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Christina Claunch, USA
"fantastic panorama view"
mina farzaneh, Iran
"you made a fantastic viewing of Dubai city, i give you a rating of 5.My first time in UAE way back in 1976 October involved in constructing Sharjah Intercontinental Hotel Now is Holiday Inn Hotel.My second time in 1999 assigned in Ruwais city for the construction of Ethelyne Plant, just imagine what a big differences for a short period of 36 years Dubai become the legend of developing city in the Middle East ahead of time . I salute with high respect to His Excellency The Ruler of Dubai of his excellent planning, management, implimentation of his creation , genius Planner and above all we give thanks to all Rulers of the seven Emirates.God Bless"
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M M, Perth, Australia
"love this site, we lived ai u.a.e for 12 years , Dubai to alain was, a one track camel walk, largest building the trade centre, when it loomed out of the dust we knew we were nearly in Dubai"
stephanie duncan, Australia
ismail ali, India
"Fantastic - but I would have loved to see some of the old part of Dubai again"
ingrid schultz, USA
Farrukh Alvi, Pakistan