Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

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#15 of 151 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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  • One who comes to Dubai won't go back with out passing through Sheikh Zayed Road. the longest stretch and one of the oldest routs form Dubai to Jumeirah heading to Jabel Ali Free Zone and then to Abudh...  more »
  • All roads lead to Rome and SZR. Continually congested and not really a pleasant experience to drive along for the uninitiated. Used to be the race track in Dubai with super cars racing up and down at ...  more »
  • A very busy road with 8 lanes at times, traffic very heavy but generally smooth flowing, and surprisingly mostly one person per car. It takes quite some time to get from place to place in Dubai.  more »

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