Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates known for ultramodern architecture, luxury shopping, and a lively nightlife scene. Here is Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. On artificial islands just offshore is Atlantis. The Palm is a resort with water and marine-animal parks. Here is an Amazing foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music.