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Dubai Aquarium and Under Water Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Under Water Zoo is one of several world-famous Aquarium. Aquarium was opened in 2008, and located on the ground floor of one of the most impressive shopping centers in the United Arab Emirates. The most makes this place so famous for being one of the world's largest Aquarium, and officially won the Guinness World Record for "Largest Acrylic Panel 'in the world (the width of 32.88 m, height 8.3 m and weight 245 614 kg).

This aquarium is home to 33 000 marine species, including 400 sharks and rays of the star is a sand tiger shark. This pond has a capacity of 10 million liters of water. The main aquarium tank is 51 meters high, is 20 meters and 11 meters high.
There are several ways for visitors to enjoy the beauty of this Aquarium, which went through an underwater tunnel, a 48-meter runway that juts into the water and allow the views of 270 degrees to eleven feet below the surface of the tank. And another way is by ship glass that allows you to see life in the Aquarium. But if you are looking for something more extreme, then you can choose to dive and snorkel to swim with sharks and watch them directly in front of you.

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Dubai is one of the seven emirates and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The town is located along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf on the Arabian Peninsula is a beautiful city rich in culture and natural beauty. Dubai really build anything that can not be imagined there. The whole city is an architectural marvel, so no need to mention every building in particular.

And the city that once was a neglected wasteland has now become one of the world's tourist destinations, so much visited by foreign tourists. Also Dubai is also rumored to be one of the city with the best architecture in the world.

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Dubai International Airport

Dubai International Airport is an international airport which is very famous in the world. The airport became famous because it is the largest airport in the world, with 97 escalator, 157 lifts, 180 check-in counters, and parking spaces that could accommodate up to 2600 cars to make the airport was chosen as the largest building in the world with a total area of ​​1,500,000 m² banguna reach. And in October 2011, becoming the 7th busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic, and 12 of the world's busiest airport by passenger traffic.
Dubai International Airport is a major aviation hub in the Middle East, and is the main airport of Dubai, precisely located in Al Garhoud district, 4 km (2.5 miles), Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates.

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King Fahd Fountain / Fountain Jeddah

King Fahd Fountain / Fountain Jeddah is one of the most beautiful fountain in the world, and this fountain is also the world's tallest fountain. King Fahd Fountain is located on the coast of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's west coast. This fountain is visible along approximately the whole of Jeddah.

This fountain is fired water reaches a height of 1023-ft (312m) - higher than the Eiffel Tower when the antennae are eliminated. Using three giant pumps that can shoot 625 liters of water per second at an incredible speed of 233 mph (375 km / h), and air masses that can exceed 18 tons.

The fountain was built between 1980 and 1983 and started operations in 1985. The fountain uses salt water which is taken from the Red Sea rather than freshwater. Using more than 500 floodlights to illuminate the fountain at night.

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Volcano Fountain

Volcano Fountain is one of the famous fountain in the world for its beauty. And at that time became one of the places of tourism in Abu Dhabi. This fountain is located on the Corniche, Abu Dhabi, and is surrounded by apartments and buildings on one side and by the Gulf on the other.

80-foot-high fountain was built to resemble a pyramid circle, with the rungs of the four sides of the fountain up the six platforms to the top. In the afternoon, the fountain was turned into perunjukan with colored light while the water flows downward. And this fountain would look most impressive at night.

However, due to large-scale reconstruction of the Corniche, Abu Dhabi Volcano Fountain was destroyed in 2004.
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Al Nabawi Mosque

Al Nabawi Mosque in Medina, is the second holiest mosque in Islam and mosques in the world's second largest after the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca. This is the final place of the Prophet Muhammad.

One of the most important features of Green Dome site through the middle of the mosque, where the tomb of Muhammad located. It is not really known when it was built but the green dome manuscripts dating to the early 12th century to explain the dome. This is known as the Dome Prophet or the Green Dome. Islam after the government greatly expanded and decorated it. Early Muslim leaders Abu Bakr and Umar are buried in an area around the mosque.

The site was originally the home of Muhammad, he settled there after the Hijra (emigration) to Medina, later building a mosque in yard. He himself shared in the heavy construction work. The original mosque is an open-air building. Basic building plans have been adopted in building mosques around the world.

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Emirates Palace Hotel - Is a Hotel With The World's Most Expensive

Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, which opened in 2005 this is a hotel with the world's most expensive development costs. Construction of the hotel spent $ 3 billion U.S.. The building uses silver, gold, and marble throughout the hotel. 1002 Fitted chandeliers made ​​of Swarovski crystals.

The hotel is located in the UAE capital, which is perfect for corporate and leisure travelers, Emirates Palace offers luxury services to meet every need.
Emirates Palace, located on 1.3 miles of private white sandy beach and surrounded by 85 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, just 30 minutes drive from Abu Dhabi airport and 1.5 hours drive from Dubai airport.

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The highest hotel: Burj Al Arab

Burj al-Arab is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Until some time ago, the tallest hotel in the world is Dubai's Rose Tower. Now, the highest is the towering Burj Al Arab of about 321 meters. Seven-star hotel was built on a man-made island 280 meters from the beach. Burj Al Arab also offers a fleet of Rolls Royce, Versace bedspread, and a personal shopping, as well as a helipad.

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Al-Haram Mosque

Al-Haram Mosque, Saudi Arabia is the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world. Located in the city of Mecca, around the Kaaba, where Muslims, turning toward the offers a daily prayer and is considered the holiest place on Earth by Muslims.

The mosque is also known as the Grand Mosque.

The current structure covers an area of ​​400,800 square meters (99.0 acres) including outdoor and indoor praying spaces and can accommodate up to 4 million during period of the Hajj, one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the world.

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