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City Guide, Dubai


Dubai has the largest population and is the second largest emirate by area, after Abu Dhabi and it is one of the seven states which make up the United Arab Emirates. Dubai has a long-standing trading tradition that has brought visitors from throughout the Middle East and neighboring regions. Today, Dubai plays host to an increasing number of visitors from the West and the Far East.


Tourist attraction


Dubai has emerged as a leading international travel and tourism destination, offering visitors some interesting sightseeing opportunities. Be it archeological sites, historic landmarks, souks, museums, mosques, traditional houses, or beautiful islands, beaches, sand dunes and theme parks, there is something for everyone in Dubai

Among most popular sightseeing places in Dubai include the famous Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai Creek, Deira Gold Souk, Dubai Museum, Al Fahidi Fort, Heritage and Diving Village, Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House, Jumeirah Mosque to name a few. Dubai Museum has a fine collection of life-size figures and galleries depicting Arab houses, mosques, date gardens, desert and marine life and is a must see on Dubai sightseeing tour.


Culture and entertainment


The UAE culture mainly revolves around the religion of Islam and traditional Arab and Bedouin culture. In contrast, the city of Dubai is a highly cosmopolitan society with a diverse and vibrant culture. The influence of Islamic and Arab culture on its architecture, music, attire, cuisine and lifestyle are very prominent as well.

Dubai, the city of gold and a shopper’s paradise has much more to offer than what is expected when it comes to entertainment. Apart from the golden experience of its sun, sand and sea you enjoy a host of entertainment activities in Dubai that would make your Dubai tour a wonderful and pleasant experience. Museums-dating back to ancient history, restaurants serving finger licking delicacies, cinemas and theatres showcasing great work of cinematic arts, thrilling & adventurous sports activities are few of the ingredients that make Dubai city one of the most happening tourist destinations in the world.


Food and drink


Dubai is home to a wide delectable array of cuisine from the world over that is surely a feast to the taste buds of tourists who arrive at the city from far and wide. When in Dubai, you will never have to think too much about where to eat as there are numerous restaurants in Dubai that cater to all kinds of tastes and preferences. Local arabic cuisines, asian or iranian food you just name it and the famous restaurants in Dubai will serve them to you. The cosmopolitan nature of Dubai is clearly reflected in the variety of food in Dubai.

The exotic local dishes of Dubai are one thing which is high on the wish-list of the visitors coming here. Especially, the Arabic bread that is freshly baked in clay ovens and served with curries make the tasty Dubai food complete.


Shopping


Shopping in Dubai is one unforgettable and unmatched experience that keeps attracting scores of visitors to this magnificent city. This city has so much to offer in terms of the shopping experience. To relish the traditional Arab markets one can visit the very popular souks of the city like 'Gold Souk' and 'Spice Souk'. Dubai is different from a lot of cities around the world when it comes to shopping. Here, you would find everything from the global designer brands, best of ornamental shopping experience, finest spices in the world to choose from and the best of discounts and promotional offers. Some of the prominent shopping activities in Dubai revolve around:


Dubai Map



City Office
City: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Address:

Ground Floor, Al Garhoud Complex (Lootah Building),
Airport Road, Street No. 2, Community 214, Al Garhoud, Dubai,
Near GIGICO Metro Station Left EXIT Or EXIT 2, 3Building after
AL TAYER MOTORS SERVICE CENTER on the right hand side

Mailing address: P.O. Box 7140, Dubai UAE
E-mail: dxbres@ethiopianairlines.com
Phone: Reservations - 800035702401
Admin - (9714) 223 6639/7963 Extn 4
Fax: (9714) 2273306
Working hours: Ticketing & Reservations: Sat - Thu 08:00AM – 6:00PM

Airport Office
City: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Airport: Dubai International Airport Terminal 1
Address: Departure Terminal One, Off No. 1018 & 1086 Dubai International Airport
Mailing address: P.O. Box 7140, Dubai UAE
Phone: (009714) 5049748, 5049750 , 5049751
Fax: (9714) 224 4841
E-mail dxbapt@ethiopianairlines.com
Working hours: Office shift: Sat - Thu 08:00 - 16:00
Afternoon shift: Sat - Fri 12:30 - 20:30
Night shift: Sat - Fri 23:00 - 07:00

General Sales Agent
City: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Company: Asian Air Travel & Tours Agency
Address: Ground Floor, NR Lootah Bldg, Clock Tower, Port Saeed Rd, Deira, Dubai.
Mailing address: P.O. Box: 65006, Dubai UAE
Phone: 009714 2980111
Fax: 009714 2999883
E-mail corporate@nrlgroup.ae
Working hours: Sat - Thu 09:00 - 18:00

General Sales Agent
City Abu Dhabi
Company: Salem Travel Agency,
Address: Salem Travel Agency, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mailing address: P.O.Box 346, Abu Dhabi UAE.
Phone: +9712 2 6273333, +971 2 6218000
Fax: 009712-6268337
E-mail info@salemtravelagency.com
Working hours: Sat - Thu 8:00 - 19:30 (no lunch breaks on shift basis)

ET Cargo Office
City: Dubai – United Arab Emirates
Address: Dubai Cargo Village, DNATA Building, FG1,Flat 3028 B,3rd floor Dubai.
Mailing address: P.O. Box 7140, Dubai UAE
E-mail: dxbcgo@ethiopianairlines.com>
Phone: (009714) 2822880
Fax: (009714) 2822655
Working hours: Sat - Thu 09:00AM – 6:00PM

Dubai International Airport


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