The Middle East cities have been the untouched beauty with splendid landscapes and have managed to increase the appetite of travelers and allured them time and again to explore its cities to the core. The imperialism of various empires has successfully shaped the Culture and civilization of the region as it is now. The Middle East cities are ancient and modern, cultural and trendy simultaneously. They are also bliss for foodie travelers and Shopping freaks. We have listed few Cities where you can visit.
Check out the following cities to fill up your travel checklist:
Jordan is a nation is best known for its ancient Monuments and seaside resorts. The most popular place here is the mesmerizing city, Petra, which is an Archaeological site and one of the seven wonders of the World. The city is famous for its spectacular ruins. The other major attraction in Jordan is the Dead Sea.
The Dead Sea allows the travelers to experience the Natural phenomenon of floating weightlessly.
Languages spoke: Arabic, Greek, and English.
Oman is the nation lying in the Arabian Peninsula which shares its border with Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Oman has a diverse environment compared to other Countries in the Middle East and is known for Cultural tourism.
Muscat, Capital city of Oman was labeled as the Second best city to visit in the world.
Best time to visit Oman is Between September to November where one may get the glimpse of green sea turtles hurdled up in Oman’s beaches.
Oman is the home to many Historical forts, caves and awe-inspiring Beaches. Turtles, Dolphin and bird watching are the common activity among the travelers visiting Oman.
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Urdu and Hindi.
Turkey is the Place where one may witness blended culture and history of both Europe and Asia. Turkey has been the imperial capital for about sixteen centuries and this imperialism and richness can be seen vividly in its architecture. One may witness the cultural attractions like Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. The country also hosts two of the Seven Wonders of the World which are- Temple of Artemis and Mausoleum.
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The Largest city, Istanbul, on the other hand, mingles both Traditional culture and Modernity and executes it with full sophistication.
Languages spoke: Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic, German, French and English.
Abu Dhabi is one of the Cultural Capital of the Middle East and the Home to World’s fastest roller coasters, Sky-scrapers, Hand-loomed carpets, largest mosques, and Museums.
Travelers who are interested in Gulf culture and want to dig in deep to Arabian culture may visit the world’s largest Museum, Louvre museum to know the historicity of the Middle East and Abu Dhabi in particular. Other major attraction of the country is the Marketplaces, which can turn to be a divine place for Shopaholics, where they may get best deals with little efforts of a bargain.
Languages spoke: Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, and English.
Modernity, Luxury and High Security is what Dubai stands for. The City stands with the motto of Big, bigger and best and is competing well to become a magnificent metropolis.
People looking for Tour to Dubai shall not miss out on World’s largest skyscraper- Burj Khalifa which stands 830 meters tall.
Dubai has one of the biggest shopping Malls in the world. Every year millions of people visit Dubai for shopping their gadgets, apparels, shoes, jewelry and home furnishings. The number increases multi-fold during the famous Shopping Festival held in February every year. Some of the most popular shows/tours here are City tour, Desert Safari with Belly dance & BBQ dinner and Dhow Cruise Dinner.
Arabic cuisine and the amazing seafood is not be missed.
Languages spoke: Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Persian, and English.