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Monday, 26 December 2016

UAE 2016 Day 04: Downtown Dubai

In polar opposites to the Bur Dubai and Deira areas we visited two days ago, Downtown Dubai personifies “New Dubai” in every sense of the word with its decidedly up-scale, large-scale, mixed-use complex.

From our vantage point at the Café Blanc we could see the luxury hotel simply known as The Address that’s currently being rebuilt after being engulfed in an awful fire almost a year ago.



downtown Dubai

being rebuilt

a prominent area

Directly in front of us is a bridge across the man-made Burj Khalifa Lake that leads to Souk al Bahar, an Arabic-style shopping mall that offers antique, carpet and lifestyle stores as well as waterfront dining waterfront dining.


the bridge across the burj khalifa lake

that leads to souk al bahar

its reflection in a man-made lake

 
And to our right of course, is the iconic Burj Khalifa.


burj khalifa from the bridge across the lake

the majestic

the mighty

the magnificent

It was a shame that we could not stay longer, since the Dubai Fountain comes to life after 7:00pm. No matter, we hope to be back one day.

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