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Dubai: Taking a dip into the Emirates' underwater world

By: Sanam SHANTYAEI Follow | Joanna COCKERELL | Sonia BARITELLO | Stéphanie CHEVAL
1 min

The city of Dubai boasts the tallest buildings in the world, as well as the largest man-made islands. It will soon also be home to an underwater world like no other. The project includes sub-aquatic houses, restaurants and even shops. The views are spectacular, with marine life on full display. We bring you a sneak preview.


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