Overlooking the Persian Gulf, Dubai is a glittering city of endless promise. As the UAE's largest metropolis, Dubai exudes a global appeal that draws international travelers by the thousands. From the iconic 828-meter-tall (2,717-feet) Burj Khalifa to the ultra-luxurious Burj Al Arab, Dubai's skyline is studded with modern gems that sparkle with the sheen of glass and chrome. An ideal destination for all ages, the city has a multitude of theme parks like Motiongate Dubai along with world-class dining exemplified by its many Michelin-starred restaurants, and a glamorous nightlife scene. Also revered as a shopper's paradise, Dubai's mega malls and designer stores rival the best in the world. Landmarks like the Jumeirah Mosque invite visitors looking to seize a moment of tranquility in this vibrant desert city.