The Evolution Of The Dubai Skyline

Written by on 17th August 2017
Category: City guides

In the last 50 years or so, Dubai has undergone a rapid transformation, from a little known port in the desert, to one of the most developed cities in the world, with a total of 911 high rise buildings, 88 of which are taller than 180 metres, including the world’s tallest, the Burj Khalifa.

It’s been a remarkable transformation, so we’ve taken a step by step look at how this humble fishing town became the modern day “City of Gold.”

Pre 2000

2001 – 2007

2008 – 2011

2012 Onwards

Fancy embedding the full Dubai skyline?