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Dubai Is One Of The Safest Cities To Visit & 9 More Fun Facts

Dubai Is One Of The Safest Cities To Visit & 9 More Fun Facts

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Dubai Is One Of The Safest Cities To Visit

Dubai Is One Of The Safest Cities To Visit

Dubai has managed to secure its position as one of the safest cities in 2021. And there is no place like Dubai for a solo traveler – safe and fun with a side of luxury and adventure. 

Over the last few years, Dubai has consistently been ranked as one of the safest cities in the world to live in and visit. In fact in the 2019 National Agenda Index, a whopping 96.1 percent of UAE citizens stated that they feel safe and secure in the Emirati wonderland. 

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1. Dubai is not that old!

Founded in 1833 as a small fishing settlement, Dubai revolutionized itself in the 1980s and 1990s as a world-class tourist destination.

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2. Over 200 nationalities as residents

With over 200 nationalities as residents, Dubai is one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.

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3. It was not always oil!

3. It was not always oil! Way before tourism and oil mining boomed in Dubai, the city made its income from pearl diving with more than 300 pearl diving dhows (an Arabian sailing boat) based in Dubai Creek in the 19th century.

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4. Did you know Dubai uses robots instead of human riders for their Camel racing sport?

4. Did you know Dubai uses robots instead of human riders for their Camel racing sport?

It is one of the many popular sports in Dubai with races taking place at Al Marmoom Camel Race Track.

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5. Nothing spells rich like Dubai Police’s fleet of supercars!

5. Nothing spells rich like Dubai Police’s fleet of supercars!

From Aston Martins, Bentley Continental GGTS, and Ferraris to Lamborghinis, the Dubai Police owns some of the fastest cars in the world. Their 254 mph Bugatti Veyron even holds a Guinness World Record for the fastest police car in service.

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6. Burj Khalifa is said to have the fastest elevators in the world

6. Burj Khalifa is said to have the fastest elevators in the world

They move at the speed of 10m per second taking just one minute to reach the observation deck on the 124th floor!

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7. Burj Al Arab is known as the “world’s only seven-star hotel”

7. Burj Al Arab is known as the “world’s only seven-star hotel”

7. Burj Al Arab is affectionately known as the “world’s only seven-star hotel” and is world-renowned for its unique shape resembling the sail of a dhow.

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8. Dubai is home to the world’s largest man-made island, the Plam Jumeirah.

8. Dubai is home to the world’s largest man-made island, the Plam Jumeirah.

It includes several shopping malls, a monorail, restaurants and cafes, private residences and luxurious resorts and hotels.

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9. Love coffee? You’ll love Dubai

9. Love coffee? You’ll love Dubai

9. Love coffee? You’ll love Dubai. Coffee is very important in Arab culture and hospitality. Emirati coffee is made from roasted coffee beans and includes spices like saffron and cardamom. You can also indulge in the 24 Carat Gold cappuccino at Burj Al Arab.

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