10 Unbelievable Facts About Dubai That Will Blow Your Mind 

Dubai: the epitome of luxury, glamor, and architectural brilliance. But the city has many layers, some of which might just blow your mind. Below are 10 facts about Dubai that even the most well-traveled might not know.

1. Palm Jumeirah Can Be Seen From Space

Palm Jumeirah, the iconic man-made island, is so massive that it can be seen from space without any special equipment.

2. It Houses the World’s Largest Gold Ring

Nawaratna, the largest gold ring in the world, is displayed in Dubai’s Gold Souk. It weighs a staggering 63.856 kg and is adorned with five kilograms of precious stones.

3. Vending Machines for Gold

Need some gold? Just head to a vending machine. These machines aren’t dispensing chocolate bars but 24-carat gold bars!

4. The Underwater Hotel Room

In Dubai, you can literally sleep with the fish. The Atlantis, The Palm offers underwater suites, with transparent walls looking into their enormous aquarium.

5. A City Inside an Airport

Dubai International Airport is like a city itself, complete with sleeping pods, a swimming pool, and even an indoor rainforest.

6. World’s Largest Choreographed Fountain

The Dubai Mall hosts the world’s largest choreographed fountain, set on the Burj Khalifa Lake, which shoots water as high as a 50-story building.

7. Zero Crime Rate

Dubai boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the world, thanks to strict laws and high-tech security measures, including a police force equipped with Google Glass to identify criminals.

8. A Luxury Car Gathering Like No Other

Dubai is known for its supercar culture, but did you know they have the largest gathering of luxury cars? Every year, a jaw-dropping parade of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, and Bugattis takes over the city streets.

9. World’s Fastest Roller Coaster

Ferrari World in Dubai hosts the world’s fastest roller coaster, which reaches speeds up to 149 mph (240 km/h).

 10. It’s Illegal to be Poor

While this might sound outrageous, homelessness is illegal in Dubai, and the law is strictly enforced. People found homeless are either jailed or deported.

Dubai is a city that never ceases to amaze. With its mix of cultural richness and technological brilliance, it’s a city where the extraordinary is ordinary. 

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