Middle East

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Middle East

Topkapi Palace Topkapi Palace
Topkapi Palace
Istanbul
2:00
Aya Sofya Basilica Aya Sofya Basilica
Aya Sofya Basilica
Istanbul
1:00
Blue Mosque Blue Mosque
Blue Mosque
Istanbul
1:00
Suleyman's Mosque Suleyman's Mosque
Suleyman's Mosque
Istanbul
1:00
Church of St Saviour-in-Chora Church of St Saviour-in-Chora
Church of St Saviour-in-Chora
Istanbul
1:00
Ephesus: Library of Celsius Ephesus: Library of Celsius
Ephesus: Library of Celsius
Acarlar
1:30

Our reports

The Dubai Falcon Hospital: raptor rhapsody

Falconry is an integral part of Dubai’s traditional culture. Located near Burj Khalifa, the model Dubai Falcon Hospital treats raptors and nurses them back to peak form in time for hunting season.
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Dubai, where camel racing rules

Al Lisaili, in the desert of Dubai, is a camel racing mecca. The village surrounding the Al Marmoum Camel Race Track is home to camel farms owned by impassioned businessmen. One of them, Rashid Al Mansouri, invited us to visit his champions’ stables.
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Jordan: The Desert Castles

This is an excellent idea for a day excursion departing from Amman. Travelling to the Desert Castles requires a full day and, with a castle to be seen nearly every 10 miles, at least 2 or 3 can be visited.
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