Expedia Rates The Palm Jumeirah as 'Must-see Architectural Wonder'

Expedia Rates The Palm Jumeirah as 'Must-see Architectural Wonder'

04 Feb 2015
By Ahlanlive.com

Island billed alongside Guggenheim Museum and Willis Tower as must-see structures

Travel website Expedia neatly slotted another feather in Dubai's cap today when it proclaimed The Palm Jumierah as a 'Must-see architectural wonder.'

The website, in collaboration with architecture news site Arch Daily, runs a regular column that points out must-visit parts of the world - and a certain palm-shaped land mass off our coastline was rated alongside the Willis Tower in Chicago, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence as bucket-list destinations.

"Dubai boasts the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, but it’s the Palm Islands that have us talking." said the website. "These manmade islands off the coast of Dubai combine both structural and artistic genius with their elaborate palm tree shape"