Here, the famous wind towers are in fact merely reconstructions, like all of the alleyways built to resemble old Arabian towns. Its name is misleading: Madinat Jumeirah is not a traditional souk, but a complex with shops, where prices are non-negotiable, as well as hotels, restaurants and concert halls.
Dubai, multi-ethnic metropolis of the Middle East
A star on the international scene, Dubai has left behind many remnants of its past. Still, its mercantile multiculturalism reveals the human diversity of an Emirate that is now one of the hubs of the Arab world. A world apart from the luxury hotels and insolent architecture of its triumphant economy.Discover
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