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Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Main Road in Dubai!

We traveled the famous Sheikh Zayed Road on our tour bus and Metro just about the whole time we were in Dubai. It's the main road to Downtown Dubai with beautiful tall buildings... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Dubai's main road cross the entire city. Its designer didn't forecast appropriately the intensity of the traffic, and the fact that no other roads could be alternatives to the traffic in the Sheik Zayed road. I have driven through it several times at various hour during the day. It is very crowded most of the time and you need to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Be it for a drive, shopping, eating, stay, hangout, Business….This place is terrific!!! I personally love putting up along this road and as high as possible to view the beauty along this road especially after dark. Wide options to stay luxuriously, dining option are numerous….. a place I would love to have my own apartment!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It reminds me of the strip in Las Vegas, but without the oddities of the hotels and the neon. It is the strip with a major 10 lane freeway and monorail separating the two sides. Nothing but hotels, malls, and freeways. Stay in Deira and enjoy the old Dubai.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

It's the main road in dubai, have everything, but dont miss the exit because you will lose a lot of time to back to the right exit

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Lancaster, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We traveled the famous Sheikh Zayed Road on our tour bus and Metro just about the whole time we were in Dubai. It's the main road to Downtown Dubai with beautiful tall buildings and architecture. There are lots of hotels and restaurants. Very exciting on your first day in Dubai! Did not run into too many traffic jams. Better to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR) connects many of the main sights in Dubai and runs straight through the city. If you are driving in Dubai, you will almost certainly find yourself in need of a trip along this road. Unfortunately, driving this road is enough to ruin a vacation for several reasons. We made the mistake of booking a hotel on... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I live on SZR. It's a road. A very congested road that runs the N-S gamut of Dubai. It is not an attraction. It is a road. And only the passengers in the vehicle could possibly enjoy any of the 'view', because the driver would be trying desperately to not get hit or a ticket. And pay attention- the speed... More 

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Why not review a road. Well It is the main access route for everywhere you need to go. This is the main artery for getting from the marina area to downtown and is very well maintained road. It gets very busy but Traffic is normally ok. Avoid peak hours 5:30pm to 7:30pm and Thursdays evenings as it is the weekend.

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KL, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Why not review the road next to it? Or the toll gate that doesn't have a gate nor a booth? Great view if you're in the passenger seat. Please don't be a road hogger if you're in the driver's seat.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This very well maintained road cuts Dubai from North to South. It is the main access route for everywhere you need to go. Traffic is normally ok. Avoid peak hours 5:30pm to 7:30pm and Thursdays evenings.

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