Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

3.8
#21 of 366 in Outdoors in Dubai
Walk, ride, or drive along Sheikh Zayed Road, the city's main thoroughfare, to take in the modern center's highlights. The urban section of this highway stretches 55 km (34 mi) through downtown and measures 0.5 km (0.3 mi) across. Running parallel to the coastline, the arterial road is lined on either side by modern architecture, including two of the city's most famous skyscrapers, top shopping malls, and an abundance of varied restaurants, cafes, and cultural landmarks. Connecting up some of the most important and popular developments, the road offers convenience as well as a great deal of sightseeing. Plan a Dubai trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • This road runs from the Trade Centre Roundabout to the border with Abu Dhabi, a length of 55km. Its certainly constructed to move traffic with 6 to 8 lanes on either side plus some major intersections...  more »
  • stunningly beautiful man-made landscape. The full feeling that hit the future the beauty of architectural projects is mesmerizing, and when you know what is inside the technology, just breathtaking,
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  • Amazing road, wide, safe, collision-free, I drove it several times from Ras Al Khaimah to Abu Dhabi. Driving it is a real pleasure, and because of the amazing views, also an adventure.
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