Dubai is the most popular emirate, for visiting and especially for retail therapy. It is one of the most hi-tech cities in the world and is a modern marvel. It is also a shopping haven with ultra-deluxe hotels and facilities that will leave every visitor pampered and indulged. The city is covered with options for the shopaholic; there are several traditional souks or middle-eastern bazaars as well as modern shopping malls that offer a wide range of tax-free shopping options.
It is also famous for the extravagant displays of wealth in the form of fast cars, bejeweled sculptures, man-made islands, ultra-modern architecture and half-mile high buildings.
For all these reasons and more, Dubai is also known as the ‘Pearl of the Persian Gulf’. Prepare to be awestruck and amazed by this city that is unlike any other.