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Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

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Scenic Drive
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. Use our Dubai travel itinerary planner to visit Sheikh Zayed Road on your trip to Dubai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • DO NOT gawk at the architecture while driving. pay attention to the road while driving. Make sure you get a Salik tag with the vehicle you are renting...  more »
  • Assuming that you can avoid the traffic rush hours, then this road is very pleasant in terms of what you can see on both sides. It is a true concrete jungle  more »
  • Its very lively place with lots of option to travel . Cabs are also easily available. Very convinients for travellers i guess.  more »