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About Downtown Dubai
Downtown Dubai (Downtown) is a staple community within the city! If you’re looking to live in the vibrant atmosphere surrounded by the Dubai Fountains and the tallest building in the world – Burj Khalifa, then look no further!
The extravagant community that is Downtown is filled with professionals and small families looking to live the Dubai lifestyle in the heart of the city. Downtown is located between Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) and Business Bay and is a short drive to:
- Dubai Marina - 23 minutes
- City Walk - 24 minutes
- La Mer Beach - 19 minutes
- Dubai International Airport - 17 minutes
Apartments in Downtown come in a range of different styles and sizes and range from studios to 4- bedrooms. Downtown is famous for its modern soaring skyscrapers, but you can find low rise Middle Eastern style apartment buildings in Old Town, an area within Downtown Dubai.
Downtown is famous and recognised worldwide for its extravagant buildings and features. The Burj Khalifa, the worlds tallest building is the highlight of the area, however, this is not the only highlight! The Dubai Fountains are spectacular and extremely special to watch whilst having dinner with loved ones on a restaurant terrace looking at the Burj Khalifa as a backdrop! A must for your visitors to experience!
Dubai Opera is such a treat to enjoy from the outside and, of course, to experience one of the famous shows and artists which take to the stage. The Opera house has been designed in such a way that it can cater to all kinds of performances and events from theatre, to a concert and flat floor events such as weddings and tradeshows.
Downtown lights up at night time with the Burj Khalifa light show and the stunning Boulevard lights. Taking a stroll in the evening through the community is exceptional.
On weekends residents can take to the outdoors and have a picnic in Burj Park whilst overlooking the fountains and Burj Khalifa and take in the atmosphere of their surroundings. The park holds host to a number of different events throughout the year including fitness events, food festivals and market stalls for residents and tourists to enjoy.
In Dubai Mall, you can enjoy a heap of entertainment. You can have a skate on the ice rink, scuba dive in the aquarium or watch a movie in Reel Cinemas.
Downtown is home to all kinds of restaurants and cafes. Thiptara in The Palace hotel is perfect for a special occasion with a fountain view and exquisite Asian cuisine. Entertainer vouchers are accepted here, Call: 048883444 to book a table Mezza House Restaurant serves Lebanese cuisine and is a popular spot for residents. To book call: 044205444. For a much more casual dining experience but incredible Pakistani and Indian food, there is a resident favourite restaurant only a 16-minute drive from Downtown called Ravi’s! This is one of Dubai’s hidden gems and is a must for every resident! Don’t book, just go!
Dubai Mall is the world's largest mall and Downtown residents are lucky enough to have this incredible shopping experience at their doorstep. The mall has a vast selection of shops from fashion and jewelry to furniture shops and a large Waitrose supermarket. Everything you need is all under one roof.
In Dubai Mall, Kidzania is a must! Kids can have fun and play at working in different positions such as fast food outlets and airlines, earn money and at the end of their play time can treat themselves to a nail treatment!
Jumeirah International Nursery in Downtown is a favourite amongst residents! Fees start from AED 900. For more information call: 044564955. In the way of schools, Kings School is a short bus journey from Downtown in Nad Al Sheba. The school caters for children aged 3 -12 and fees start from AED 50,200. For more information call: 042375555.
Property for Sale near Downtown Dubai
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