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Dubai, The unbelievable city | 24 de April de 2009

Welcome to Dubai:  The unbelievable city

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   The United Arab Emirates (UAE) consists of seven Emirates’ and Dubai is the most popular destination of them all. It is situated on the southern shore of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula. Dubai is the second largest Emirate after Abu Dhabi and is usually recognised as the ‘Pearl of the Persian Gulf’.
    Dubai is a landmark for innovation; some might even compare it to the computer game Sim-city where expansion has no limit. The city boasts remarkable skyscrapers, such as the world’s current tallest building, the Burj Dubai, and is also in the process of developing one of the most technologically advanced buildings in the world – The Pad. This is based on the idea of an iPod; this residential tower is set to be embedded with the latest gadgets that will have the power to change interior design and window views to almost anything imaginable. 
     Dubai has  many artificial islands the most famous are the world and the Palm, besides the islands there are high buildings, beautiful hotels, many places to visit and many things to do. So you are invited to enjoy the wonders of Dubai.

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Places to visit in Dubai:

1-Burj Al Arab: It is known as the worlds only seven stars hotel, which is built on an artificial island. It has 321 meters  and an unbelievable view. The architect of Burj Al Arab is called Atkins. Burk Al Arab has started been built in 1994, it costed 650 million dollars and his beauty can be compared with Sidney Opera House’s and the Eiffel Tower’s beauty.

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2- Atlantis Resort & Hotel-Atlantis: a $1.5 billion resort development, is located at the centre of the crescent of the Palm Jumeirah. Like its sister property in the Bahamas, Dubai’s Atlantis features two hotel towers linked by an arch. In total, the resort boasts 1,539 rooms and suites. 
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3-The world and the Palm- The world is an artificial island that has the format of the map of the world. The Palm is an artificial island that has the format of a Palm.  Many people around the world are buying expansive houses in these islands. If you would like you can see these amazing islands on google earth.

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4-Burj Dubai- Burj Dibai is the highest building of the world and it is not finished yet. It will have 108 floors, 37 floors are due to be a hotel and the other ones are apartments,  that had been sold in just eight hours. Burj Dubai has 800 meters. You must visit this amazing building.

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5-Ski Dubai- Have you ever imagined yourself skiing in the desert? Is possible to sky in Dubai. There is a place called Ski Dubai, where you can ski, i am talking about snow, real snow. These amazing place shows you that you have a lot of things to do in Dubai. You can experience it for just 50 dollars.

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6-Tradicional markets- Dubai has many tradicional markets where you can buy spices, clothes, henna, dried fruits, nuts, gold, jewels, textiles and many othet things. There are three most importants market in dubai: Deira Covered Souk, Deira Spice Souk and Gold Souk. You must have a lot of money to visit this last one.

          You can also visit in Dubai exelents nightclubs, cinemas,  restaurants, shopping centres, ao an areal tours, a camel racing, a desert safaris and visit many entertainment parks. Enjoy it.

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Matheus Papa

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My name is Michelline, I am a Cultura Inglesa teacher and this is a space I`ve created for my students and I to meet.

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