A visual exploration of Dubai city, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Dubai has emerged as a global city and business hub of the Middle East. It is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Dubai is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was recently named the best destination for Muslim travellers by Salam Standard. Dubai has recently attracted world attention through many innovative large construction projects. The city has become iconic for its skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, in particular the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.