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Address: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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This attraction is at Dubai Airport
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Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real...

Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real estate venture.

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Amazing man-made project - though you can't visit and still unfinished!

The Dubai World Islands are an amazing man-made project, though you can't freely visit, and they are still unfinished. I was lucky to fly straight overhead on a recent business... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
923Dan
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Antwerp, Belgium
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599 reviews
305 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seen from above, the project seems to remain unfinished and even gradually disappearing in the sea again. Wonder if this ambitious plan will prove to be a bridge too far.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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397 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Dubai World Islands are an amazing man-made project, though you can't freely visit, and they are still unfinished. I was lucky to fly straight overhead on a recent business trip, and whilst there isn't much to see, they are a spectacular feat of man-made engineering!

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Thank 923Dan
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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1,017 reviews
324 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It is really an amazing project which not completed yet in Dubai where those islands for world continents.

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Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Taipei, Taiwan
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

第一次來到杜拜機場轉機,覺得很棒。設備很好,空間寬敞、雖然無線網路很摳,只給一小時,但是還可以連Dubai international hotel free wifi,這就不會有時間限制!下次來杜拜,一定要入境去走走!

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Thank guesswell
Silkeborg, Danmark
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

the place is almost empty with only one beach club, almost nothing to see. Unless it is from an airplane, then the view is ok.

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Isle of Wight, UK
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284 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

You can only appreciate what is trying to be achieved here from the air, so if you get a glimpse from you flight on arrival count yourself lucky, if not wait till you leave. If you don't see it then don't beat yourself up you haven't missed anything. At the moment it isn't a wonder its a whim and may... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Can only really see from the burj out to see. One of the Amazing engineering feat that has been achieved over in dubai

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Thank Caroline R
Mugnano di Napoli, Italy
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

I love emirets ...Venice to Dubai ....Dubai to dhaka ..so nice flight ...nice flight from venic to dubai

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Thank Roberto M
Bahrain
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

This is a spectacle to watch from the sky. One can easily understand the hard work, effort and efficiency employed into achieving this.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1,095 reviews
479 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 389 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

This is one of the unique experience that you will love it The views are so magnificent The islands that forming the world map is so amazing The beach is so marvellous and charming

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