Dubai, a city known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, and a lively nightlife scene. It’s a place that for many is a lifelong travel dream they keep saving up for over many years. Saying this place is luxurious is a modest claim. The fact that this city traded 40% of the world’s gold in 2013 should be enough to describe this ultra luxurious city. However, there are many more things that Dubai is known for than the luxury and their seemingly unstoppable urge to build higher and more expensive buildings.
If you thought that Dubai was only known for luxury, then you are about to get a quick boost in knowledge about this twinkling city of dreams. In this article, we are going to take a look at 25 things that you probably didn’t know about Dubai, and we are going to do so with the help of an infographic called, well, “25 Things You Didn’t Know About Dubai“, created by Dubai Holidays.
Did you know that the city has roughly five times (14.2 million) more annual visitors to the city than there are people living there (population is 2.7 million)? That’s insane if you think about it. Dubai also has the fastest rollercoaster in the world. Its maximum speed is a whopping 149 mph, so if you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, then this city is the place to visit.
If you are looking for a sunny place, then this is the city for you. [pullquote]Dubai has an annual average of 0.52 inch of rainfall which is roughly the size of an Aspirin.[/pullquote] Now, that’s what I call a sunny weather all year round.
How many of these facts did you actually know? Not too many, right? Well, this city is more than just a jewel in the desert, that’s for sure. I can be completely honest and say that this city is definitely a travel destination that is going on my bucket list. Not only because of the amazing things you can find there but also because it’s such a beautiful place and it’s definitely something that you would want to see. The strive to turn this city into the most innovative city in the world is, of course, another reason why I would like to travel there in the future.
Have a look at the infographic to learn more things that you probably didn’t know about this amazing city. You will find plenty of useful things that you could spice up your knowledge base with. Do you know more things that should have made the list? Please feel free to let us know in the comment section below. It would be amazing if we could keep the list going. Enjoy!
Dubai – Amazing & Entertaining Facts About Dubai
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