Pocket Rough Guide Dubai

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Discover the best of Dubai with this compact, practical, entertaining Pocket Rough Guide with a free eBook. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for travellers on short trips, and covers all the key sights such as Burj al Arab, Burj Khalifa, Deira souks, Khan Murjan Souk; Gold Souk; Ibn Battuta Mall, Jumeirah Mosque, restaurants, shops, cafes and bars, plus inspired ideas for day-trips, with honest independent recommendations from expert authors.

The Pocket Rough Guide Dubai covers: Bur Dubai; Deira; The inner suburbs; Sheikh Zayed Road and Downtown Dubai; Jumeirah; The Burj al Arab and around; The Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina; Sharjah; Al Ain; Abu Dhabi.

Inside this travel guide you will find:


Experiences for every kind of trip to Dubai, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Abu Dhabi to family activities in child-friendly places, like Dubai Marina or or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Deira.

Covering Bur Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road, Jumeriah and more, the practical Places section provides all you need to know about must-see sights and the best places to eat, drink, sleep and shop.

The routes suggested by Rough Guides' expert writers cover top attractions like Burj al Arab and Khan Murjan Souk, and hidden gems like Gold Souk and Jumeirah Mosque.

Venture further afield to Dhow Wharfage or Wild Wadi Waterpark. This tells you why to go, how to get there, and what to see when you arrive.

Written with Rough Guides' trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, our expert writers will help you make the most of your trip to Dubai.

Packed with pertinent practical information, this is a convenient companion when you'reout and about exploring Burj Khalifa.

With every major sight and listing highlighted, the pull-out map makes on-the-ground navigation easy.

Features fresh magazine-style layout, inspirational colour photography and colour-coded maps throughout.

Includes invaluable background information on how to get to Dubai, getting around, health guidance, tourist information, festivals and events, plus an A–Z directory and a handy language section and glossary.


Free eBook download with every purchase of a printed book to access all the content from your phone or tablet for on-the-road exploration.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781789194678
Series: Pocket Rough Guides
Publication Date: 11/30/2019
Next Edition Due: Q1.2024
Pages: 136
Dimensions: 100 x 191mm


This title is a part of Pocket Rough Guides

Pictorial, compact travel guides series to countries, cities and regions with a pull-out map and factual travel tips perfect for short trips and travellers seeking concise travel information and practical listings.

  • Concise practical travel information includes getting there, getting around, climate and safety tips, accommodation, food & drink advice and shopping essentials 

  • Things Not to Miss at the beginning of each guide

  • Colour-coded places chapters with key coverage of places and sights in points-of-interest structure

  • Recommendations for accommodation, restaurants, shops and leisure activities for all budgets

  • Pull-out detailed maps with marked-up key sights or listings

  • Printed on paper from responsible sources verified to meet FSC’s strict environmental and social standards

  • Free eBook with each purchased printed guide from May 2019

Format: 102 x 190mm

Price: £7.99-£8.99 | $12.99-$13.99

Extent: 128–208 pages


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4.5 out of 5, 30 global ratings

Amazon Customer

Good compact guide to Dubai

Reviewed on November 18, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Just what we needed for our trip to Dubai. Concise and helpful, I hope and full of useful information for a visitor to Dubai

Amazon Customer

Not that great

Reviewed on June 11, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Lonely planet ones are much better

Amazon Customer

Good guide for short visit

Reviewed on June 05, 2022
Paperback | Verified

Detailed with good maps. Adequate for a 1 week stay.

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