Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai

3.8
#25 of 362 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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  • Sheikh Zayad road is the main raod, with is magnificently managed. However, it can't be termed as tourist destination. Every tourist essentially passes from this road, while visiting Abudhabi and vari...  more »
  • Sheikh Zayed Road runs from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. You can get there in about 2 hours. It is full of the most spectacular skyscrapers and its huge width allows you to see them in perspective and take photos.
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