Time Travel in Dubai

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Known as the superlative and glamorous city, Dubai is perhaps one of the most popular destinations nowadays. The gem of the Middle East is famous for its skyscrapers, its gigantic shopping malls and the lavish lifestyle of its citizens. But Dubai is also full of history and cultural heritage. From the historic Al Fahidi neighbourhood to the bustling Deira to the still-developing Design District, Dubai is where tradition meets modernity.

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Until the middle of the 18th century, Dubai was only a small fishing settlement on the shore of the Arabian Gulf and it was known by merchants for its pearling industry. Due to its close proximity to Iran, Dubai became attractive to Iranian and foreign tradesmen, making it an important trading location at the beginning of the 20th century. When oil was discovered in the 1960s, Dubai’s growth surged forward. However, the oil reservoirs in Dubai are very…

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