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Drive to see Dubai's funky architecture

The city of Dubai witnessed its architectural boom since 1990. The guide explains the history of the city and shows you the major skyscrapers.

From Dubai
Online Experience
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Explore Middle East
Upto 15 people
English
Highlights
  • Real-time and interactive driving tour, where you will see the spectacular skyscrapers adorning the Dubai skyline
  • Interesting anecdotes and facts about Dubai's impressive infrastructural advancement
Description

The city of Dubai has been witnessing a massive boom in its architecture since 1990. Jose will start this real-time live experience with a brief introduction to the history of Dubai while showing you the Dubai Frame, the largest photo frame in the world. 

Driving along the Sheikh Zayed Road, you will learn interesting facts about Sheikh Zayed, the founding father of the country and how UAE got its name. Admire the views of the skyline, as you see the World Trade Center, which was the first skyscraper of the city. While driving through the financial centre, Jose will show you Emirates Towers, the Museum of the Future (under-construction ), and Gevora, the tallest hotel in the world. Jose will then take you through the downtown, where you will also get to see the world's first 3D printed office, DIFC Gate, Emirates Financial Tower, and of course the fabled Burj Khalifa.

As Jose drives through the Business Bay, you will see hotels as well as commercial and residential complexes. Observe the unique shapes of different skyscrapers as you pass over the Dubai Canal. Next, you will see Burj Al Arab, one of the most iconic buildings in the city, the Palace of the Royal Family, and take in the views of Dubai Marina.

Heading towards Palm Jumeirah, you will catch a glimpse of the famous Atlantis Hotel. The tour will conclude with a panoramic view of Dubai's skyline.

About this experience
Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop.
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking.
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking to various places, at times the internet connection may be intermittent. However, we will attempt to minimize such disruptions.
  • You can book this tour either for $40 per screen OR as a private session for $150 for upto 10 screens joining this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot.
Meet your Host
Jose Gomez

I was not born in Dubai nor am I an Emirati, but Dubai is my home. I have been living in Dubai for for more than 12 years and am a certified licensed guide. My life is filled with a lot of real life miraculous Incidents which led to me become a Dubai expatriate. I worked as a hospitality professional (chef, bartender) in this city for first 6 years before I became a tour guide by peoples' recommendations. I have seen Dubai transform to what it is today. On my tours I help clients understand its history, culture, architecture and the life changing realities of Dubai at a closer angle . It's always fun when you have a local person helping you to explore the city, not only the touristic spots but the hidden gems of Dubai as well.If you are looking for a real life experience in my city don't hesitate to choose me as your guide .

From USD 40 / Screen
Important Information
  • Refundable : Yes
  • Can be cancelled up to 24 hrs before the scheduled time.
  • The date is based on the local time zone of the experience host.
  • Since the activity is conducted outdoors, it may need to be rescheduled in case of poor weather conditions.