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This attraction is at Dubai Airport
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Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real...

Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real estate venture.

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I saw this place during my transit at dubai international airport. These are sand islands and not fully developed.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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292 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though this is one more of the artificial wonders of Dubai, unfortunately, this project did not take off and almost all of the islands, barring a couple are uninhabited. Best viewed from the helicopter / sea plane.

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Thank Chakraberty
Bahrain
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This is a spectacle to watch from the sky. One can easily understand the hard work, effort and efficiency employed into achieving this.

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Thank hibaby2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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613 reviews
254 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the unique experience that you will love it The views are so magnificent The islands that forming the world map is so amazing The beach is so marvellous and charming

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Thank Hassan H
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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197 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Sounds like a novel experience doesn't it? You've dived the Far East, Egypt and a few other places and you think The World Islands will be a conversation piece. Al Boom Diving run trips form the Sofitel on the East Crescent of the Palm every day, subject to a minimum of four persons. Al Boom run dive trips from lots... More 

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4 Thank MasafiOne
London
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We went to the Lebanon Island (AKA The Island) to spend the day at the beach club and chill on the World. It was the worst experience I've ever had, and that's not an exaggeration. The island itself is pretty much empty apart from a few sun loungers a 'shacks'. It feels like it was but 20 years ago and... More 

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4 Thank Jack T
India
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I saw this place during my transit at dubai international airport. These are sand islands and not fully developed.

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Thank kdp446
Dubai
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

i bought a voucher for a 2 way cruise to the island in the evening so we can have dinner there - it has been an awful experience - i was told we will leave dubai at 7pm so we can see the sun set on the way - at 7pm it was already dark - the organiser is called... More 

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6 Thank Camomille1986
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3,032 reviews
931 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

It's not been as successful as Dubai had hoped. They have started building some villas on some of the countries but it's nowhere near finished. Credit crunch obviously affected this project. I will come back and visit again when a bit more developed. Excellent view of it as our emirates came in to land. Great idea..... Let's hope it works... More 

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1 Thank SarahCorell
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10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

I didn't find what I was expecting, very small sandy Islands and only few of them are developed yet,and we went for iftar party and that was kind of worst iftar food...returned Not very happy....

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1 Thank Ali R
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Aside from a show villa, nothing much happening there. A series of sand heaps sticking out of the (shallow) sea with a big sea wall around it. I used to sals in the area and have often made the trip around the world (sic). Its empty alright...

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