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Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Main access to everything

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Anything worth knowing about, getting to is on on from this arterial highway. The most e cornice real estate prestigious hotels offices shopping malls are accessed from this road. It winds it way all the way to Abu Dhabi and truly reflects the heart of the Emirates just like the late visionary leader of the UAE the late Sh Zayed

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Sheikh Zayed Road is part of the E11 highway, which stretches from Abu Dhabi to Ras Al Khaimah, through the territory Emirate of Dubai. Sheikh Zayed Road is the main artery of the city, it has six lanes in each direction and parallel the Dubai Metro running.

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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This has some of th best towers of dubai on both sides of the road making the drive an experience. If you dont have a car, hop onto the metro and enjoy the panaromic view from the first coach. the last option is to walk. The road has a string of restaurants and a nice footpath to walk. I enjoyed... More 

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were staying in the Sheraton Grand hotel, a newly opened hotel located just opposite the World Trade Centre (apparently Dubai's first skyscraper) with access to their Club Lounge which overlooked the road and the big roundabout/interchange. During happy hour in the evenings we'd watch the ebb and flow of traffic up and down Sheikh Zayed Road with the traffic... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The question is how can a road be an attraction, or deserving of a TA review? It is the main artery in Dubai and has constant traffic. Stop & go in rush hour. The Metro runs alongside it and is a better option than driving or taxis. This road (or the Metro) will take you to all the important places... More 

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