DISCOVER A NEW TOMORROW: EXPO 2020 DUBAI

The world’s ultimate WOW! extravaganza: 173 unforgettable days to excite, delight and ignite a vital spark of change to save our planet.

Nearby attractions in the UAE and Oman

From the futuristic splendor of Dubai to the cultural riches of Sharjah and the city-sized malls of Abu Dhabi: the seven emirates combine sun, sea, and shops like no other place on Earth. Deep dive into a world of wonder while visiting Expo 2020 Dubai with our guide to the United Arab Emirates or go further to Oman: a world of traditional charms sheltered by rolling dunes and sandy beaches.
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Dubai - Life in the fast lane

A city like no other, cosmopolitan Dubai is home to futuristic architecture, fabulous restaurants, and world-class beaches. Reach new heights at the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building with the world's highest observation deck, nightclub, and restaurant. Make your way to the heart of prestigious Downtown Dubai for a taste of shopping heaven at The Dubai Mall, featuring over 1,000 shops. Hungry for an adventure? Why not book a desert safari, complete with camel rides, sandboarding, and live cultural performances.

Reach new heights by visiting the tallest structure in the world. It has the world's highest observation deck, world's highest nightclub and, you guessed it, the world's highest restaurant, all in this spectacular 829.8 m (2,722.4 ft) skyscraper.
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Drive through the dunes as you explore the spectacular sandy landscape of the Dubai Desert. There are a plethora of companies that offer desert experiences such as camel riding, dune bashing, and traditional belly dancing performances.
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Welcome to shopping heaven! Browse over 1,000 shops with the biggest names in luxury and fashion competing for your attention. Be amazed by the incredible entertainment complex and enjoy one of many fine dining or fast food options.
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Sharjah - The cultural epicenter of the Emirates

Home to the 19-century Sharjah Fort, the UNESCO-declared cultural capital is a witness of the history of the Arab world. Discover the home of Sharjah’s most popular sport at the Cricket Stadium, which has hosted more One Day Internationals than any other venue. Indulge in some retail therapy at the city center mall with its huge collection of stores selling local and international brands. Step it up one more level at the Mega Mall, one of the largest malls in the UAE.

Indulge in some retail therapy at this city center mall with its huge collection of stores selling local and international brands. Catch the latest blockbuster or grab a bite in one of the many restaurants.
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Be amazed by this world-class cricket stadium that boasts a 27,000 person capacity. As of February 2018, it's hosted more One Day Internationals than any other venue, making it a great place to catch a match.
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Shop 'til you drop in one of the largest and most popular malls in the UAE, with four floors of brand-name retailers, a delicious food court, and a seven-screen cinema showing all the latest releases.
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Ajman - A pearl on the Persian Gulf

Visit the smallest of the seven emirates in the UAE, known for its stunning beaches, its pearl production, and natural attractions. The Al Zorah Natural Reserve is a little slice of heaven, with mangrove forests and lagoons to explore and exotic birds to spot. Get back in the saddle at Ajman Equestrian Club, a relaxed horseback riding center with a range of classes to suit all abilities. In the heart of the city, Ajman City Centre Mall is your go-to for shopping the world over.

Choose from a selection of the top local and international fashion brands in this newly renovated mall with palm trees, a food court, and cinema.
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Brush up on your saddle skills at this relaxed horseback riding center with a range of classes to suit all abilities. Home to more than 100 beautiful Arab horses.
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Spot the flamingos as you kayak through one million square meters of natural mangrove forest with turquoise lagoons, sandy beaches, and almost 60 species of birds.
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Fujairah - A glimpse of the past

Escape the hustle of Dubai in Fujairah. Nestled between the scenic Hajar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman, the area is home to varied wildlife and nature. Visit the Palms Dive Center to journey underwater and spot exotic fish and bright corals during wreck and night diving excursions. At Wadi Wurayah, Fujairah’s national park, archaeological sites, rare local animals like the Arabian leopard, and spectacular waterfalls will draw you in, while the 16th century Fujairah Fort, perched on a hilltop surrounded by lush date gardens, will transport you to another time.

These restored fortifications were built from mud, gravel, and gypsum in the 16th century on top of a hill surrounded by date trees. Climb the ramparts for a fantastic view and visit the fort at night to see it resplendently floodlit.
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Dive with exotic tropical fish, beautiful coral, and amazing marine life in this unmissable underwater experience. Whether you're a beginner or experienced, there's an exceptional dive waiting for you in the reefs and wrecks that lie below.
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This protected area nestled in the Hajar Mountains is home to a wide range of local animals, including the extremely rare Arabian Leopard. Take a 4x4 drive or walk through the wondrous scenery, including spectacular waterfalls.
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Abu Dhabi - The UAE’s cosmopolitan playground

The United Arab Emirates’ capital, sitting on an island in the Persian Gulf, is a sparkling gem of a city. Take in the calming beauty of the white sands and crystal clear waters at Yas Beach on a day trip to Yas Island: an idyllically tranquil getaway for the entire family. Yas Island also hosts attractions such as Waterworld and Ferrari World, the world’s largest indoor theme park. For an adrenaline antidote, immerse yourself into the traditional culture of Abu Dhabi at Heritage Village, which brings an ancient souk to life.

Join the locals who love to promenade along this glorious stretch of white sand in the cool of the evening, and enjoy a juice in a beachfront cafe.
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Feed your need for speed: ride the fearsome Formula Rossa, the world's fastest roller coaster in the world's first-ever Ferrari-branded theme park.
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Heritage Village

Immerse in the traditional culture of Abu Dhabi by visiting this village that replicates the pre-oil era of the UAE. Witness life in a souk and artisans working on pottery, or try spices and smell the exquisite aroma of homemade soaps.

Al Ain - The garden city of the Gulf

East of Abu Dhabi, Al Ain is an inland oasis dotted with heritage sites and greenery. Take a scenic drive up the tallest peak that is Jebel Hafeet for panoramic views before visiting the ancient Hafeet tombs in the foothills. Also known as Al Ain Palace Museum, the Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum is the former residence of president Sheikh Zayed and makes for a captivating look into the past, while Al Ain Oasis is a peaceful refuge in the desert with plantations that double as working farms and a proud UNESCO title since 2011 –now extended with an educational eco center.

Al Ain Oasis

True to its name, this peaceful oasis is a tranquil paradise in the desert region with thousands of date palm trees and a maze of babbling streams.

Jebel Hafeet

Take a scenic drive up the tallest peak in Abu Dhabi for panoramic views and get some fabulous photographs too. The ancient Hafeet tombs in the foothills are must-see for history buffs.

Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum

Also known as Al Ain Palace Museum, this royal residence offers a glimpse into the early life of former president Sheikh Zayed. He and his family resided here till 1966.

Muscat - A gem between mountains and sea

With mountains and desert on one side and the Gulf of Oman on the other, Muscat is a place of rare scenic beauty. The architecture adds to the attraction in a city that dates back to antiquity. Stop by the Royal Opera House, even if time doesn't allow for a show: with the allure of a grand palace, a walk through will make you feel like royalty. Swim and relax on sandy beaches, or book a diving session with Scuba Diving Fahal. Above all else, don’t miss Al Alam Palace: a spectacular royal residence that offers a tantalizing glimpse into the upper echelons of Oman's royal family.

Take in the grandeur of this magnificent palace built for the ruling monarch Sultan Qaboos in 1972. It's the most important of his royal residences and has hosted the Queen of England among other guests.
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Hunt for sunken treasures on this scuba dive with a difference. Among the beautiful coral formations, hundreds of fish, and the occasional black tip reef shark, lie two small wrecks to explore!
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Take in an evening show or take a tour through this exquisite cultural hotspot with intricate interiors. Afterwards, the Galleria offers stylish and artistic shopping options, as well as quaint coffee shops.
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Sohar - Where serenity meets seafaring history

The rumored home of Sinbad the Sailor, the port city of Sohar has long been a city with maritime associations, having first made its name shipping copper to Mesopotamia. Stroll along Sohar Corniche and take in a waterfront haven with restaurants and a fish market. The corniche gives access to the wonderful Sohar Fort, a whitewashed fortification with an excellent museum inside. Relax in the leafy haven that is Sallan Park, featuring perfectly-manicured gardens that invite picnics and lazy afternoons.

Wander along this sea route to discover what Sohar has to offer, while enjoying some sunshine. The corniche spans several sandy beaches, the fort, the mosque and the local handicraft market.
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With easy access to the beach, this peaceful green park is the perfect place for relaxation. Go for a walk, read a book in the shade, or enjoy a picnic with the family in this little oasis of calm.
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Step back in time in this amazing whitewashed fort as you revisit the era when the Portuguese ruled the city.
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