The Palms. Another man-made masterpiece. Three islands were built to serve as a ground for luxury hotels and premium real-estate.
The smallest island, the Palm Island Jumeirah, was inaugurated in 2007.
It took 4 years, 6 million kg of rock and 26 million kg of sand to finish the islands.
The Palms add a total of 520 kilometres of non-public beaches to the city of Dubai.