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5 Exciting Modern Architecture Pieces to See in Dubai

Dubai is a gem of modern architecture and is really worth experiencing if you get the chance.

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Intro

Intro

The city of Dubai has become the modern, luxurious capital of the world and today, there are many business opportunities and places for expensive vacations and enjoyment. This is why so many people from all over the world come to this city. However, there are other reasons.

Given the fact that the city is very rich because of the oil industry, in the past 20 years, the city was decorated with marvelous modern architectural achievements. This city is truly a gem when it comes to the buildings that shape it’s skyline. Even those who are not into architecture are left breathless when in Dubai.

On the other hand, those who really enjoy seeing beautiful architecture should consider visiting Dubai, as they will have a lot to see. Here are some of the best buildings to see in Dubai.

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Atlantis Palm Hotel

Atlantis Palm Hotel

The Atlantis Palm Hotel is an extravagant building that offers amazing things to its guests. One of the most exciting things about this hotel is that it has a pair of underwater suits which are see through on all sides. A large lagoon surrounds these suites and, in it, there are various animals, including sharks.

This hotel also has a water park of its own and here, tourists can find amazing activities, given the fact that it’s quite large and rich. This hotel is basically Disneyland with a place to sleep and all of it is underwater.

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Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Jumeirah Beach Hotel

Another architectural marvel that can be found in Dubai is the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. This is a 5 star hotel which has a mystical, wave design. It’s 275 meters wide and 93 meters high. It has a total of 26 stories and the whole building is designed with a large curve in order to make it look like a wave.

Inside, there are over 20 different restaurants and bars, a famous water park, and even a private beach. It’s important to know that this hotel is close to Burj Al Arab. When looking at these two buildings from a distance, one looks like a sail and the other is a wave moving towards it. When looking for a place to stay in Dubai you should consider this hotel as well.

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Burj al Arab Hotel

Burj al Arab Hotel

This building is one of the biggest symbols of the capital of UAE. This is such an amazing hotel that it has earned 7 stars, which no other hotel in the world has. The architects included an outdoor tennis court, an underwater restaurant, and an amazing bar that has a sky view.

This is really a modern “monument” and the whole exterior design resembles an Arabian ship sail which is put to symbolize the spirit and history of this luxurious city. This hotel is built on an artificial island in the Persian Gulf, and it’s 321 meters high.

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Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, period. It’s over 830 meters high, providing an amazing view both from the ground and when you’re at the top. Burj Khalifa is home to the highest mosque in the world as well, located on the 158th floor.

The highest swimming pool is on the 76th floor and the highest viewing platform is on the 124th. This skyscraper is so big that it has 160 stories in which you can find over 900 apartments, various offices, and even a whole extravagant hotel. It’s built in the shape of a pyramid and this is probably the most famous building in Dubai.

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Infinity Tower

Infinity Tower

The Infinity Tower is an exceptional building that has a 90 degrees twist. When you look at this skyscraper, you see what modern engineering and architecture can do. This whole building has a spiral shape and the top of the tower is over 300 meters high.

This is a residential tower that has 80 stories and it also has a waterfront view which changes depending on the part of the building you are in. Yet another amazing thing about this artistic tower is that it has no structural pillars within it.

This is truly an amazing place for people who are in love with architecture, and even for those who aren’t. There is so much to do here, and if you have the money, coming here is a decision you won’t regret.

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    Jelena Cekic is a creative writer and blogger at Podroom Creative with a Master’s degree in Serbian Language and Literature from the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad. She is passionate about topics like lifestyle, art, travel and gastronomy. Her latest writing attempts include works of fiction.

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