There are not many places like Dubai. It’s ambition to be one of a kind has certainly been realised with some of the most grandiose architecture to be found anywhere. Whether it is record reaching skyscrapers or audacious palm shaped islands, this is an area can be truly appreciated from the air. So why not take advantage of the many companies offering you some of the most memorable flying tours of Dubai?
As soar in the sky, take in the magnificent Burj Khalifa, the sail-shaped Burj Al-Arab Hotel and impressive Palm Jumeirah as you fly above the city. See boats docking at Port Rashid and traditional Abras crossing Dubai Creek as you cruise at 1500 ft in the sky. Your flight will take you over Dubai’s golden coastline and futuristic cityscape before gliding back down to where you began on historic Dubai Creek.
Other highlights will include the famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. This stunning architectural wonder is the largest mosque in the UAE and can hold up to an incredible 40,000 worshipers at once. It features 82 domes, more than 1,000 columns, golden chandeliers, and the world’s largest hand knotted carpet. Admire the incredible reflective pools that surround the mosque, amplifying its beauty. Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi’s oldest neighbourhood is yet another architectural marvel – the Emirates Palace Hotel. This palatial hotel is a fine example of traditional Arabic architecture and features more than 100 impressive domes, ornate hotel rooms, and luxury suites decorated in gold and marble. Seeing Dubai by Air is truly one of the most ways to appreciate this magnificent region.