Amazing Pictures of Dubai
The same street in 2003:
Last Year (2007):
The Dubai Waterfront. When
completed it will become the
largest waterfront development in the world.
All of this was built in the last 5 years, including that island that
looks like a palm tree.
The Palm Islands in Dubai . New Dutch dredging technology was used to
create these massive man-made islands. They are the largest artificial
islands in the world and can be seen from space. Three of these Palms
will be made with the last one being the largest of them all.
Upon completion, the resort will have 2,000 villas, 40 luxury hotels,
shopping centers, movie theaters, and many other facilities. It is
expected to support a population of approximately 500,000 people. It is
advertised as being visible from the moon.
The World Islands . 300 artificially
created islands in the shape of the world. Each island will have an
estimated cost of $25-30 million.
Burj al-Arab hotel in Dubai . The worlds tallest hotel. Considered the
only '7 star' hotel and the most luxurious hotel in the world. It stands
on an artificial island in the sea.
the world's first underwater hotel. Entirely built in Germany and then
assembled in Dubai, it is scheduled to be completed by 2009 after many
Construction began in 2005 and is
expected to be complete by 2008. At an estimated height of over 800
meters, it will easily be world's tallest building when finished. It
will be almost 40% taller than the current tallest building, the Yaipei
is what downtown Dubai will look like around 2008-2009. More than 140
stories of the Burj Dubai have already been completed. It is already the
world's tallest man-made structure and it is still not scheduled to be
completed for at least another year.
Al Burj. This will be the centerpiece of the Dubai Waterfront. Once
completed it will take over the title of the tallest structure in the
world from the Burj Dubai.
it was announced that the final height of this tower will be 1200
meters. That would make it more than 30% taller than the Burj Dubai and
three times as tall as the Empire State Building .
Burj al Alam, or The World Tower . Upon completion it will rank as the
world's highest hotel. It is expected to be finished by 2009. At 480
meters it will only be 28 meters shorter than theTaipei 101
Trump International Hotel & Tower, which will be the centerpiece of one
of the palm islands, The Palm Jumeirah
Currently, the largest amusement park collection in the world is Walt
Disney World Resort in Orlando, which is also the largest single-site
employer in the United states with 58,000 employees. Dubailand will be
twice the size.
will be built on 3 billion square feet (107 miles^2) at an estimated $20
billion price tag. The site will include a purported 45 mega projects
and 200 hundred other smaller projects.
City. A huge collection of sports arenas located in Dubailand.
the Walt Disney World Resort is the #1 tourist destination in the world.
Once fully completed, Dubailand will easily take over that title since
it is expected to attract 200,000 visitors daily.
Dubai Marina is an entirely man made development that will contain over
200 high-rise buildings when finished. It will be home to some of the
tallest residential structures in the world. The completed first phase
of the project is shown. Most of the other high rise buildings will be
finished by 2009-2010.
Dubai Mall will be the largest shopping mall in the world with over 9
million square feet of shopping and around 1000 stores. It will be
completed in 2008.
Dubai , which is already open, is the largest indoor skiing facility in
the world. This is a rendered image of another future indoor skiing
facility that is being planned.