Burj Al Arab

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It is not a religious or historical monument that symbolises Dubai's excesses, but this hotel shaped like a sail. Soaring 321m into the air from its man-made island, Burj Al Arab, designed by British architect Tom Wright, is the tallest hotel in the world and has five stars.

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Jumeirah Beach Road Dubaï

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