United Arab Emirates
Coordinates: 25.192277, 55.277254
In polar opposite to the Bur Dubai area we visited two days ago, Downtown Dubai personifies “New Dubai” in every sense of the word and is a 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.
|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 from the bridge across the lake|