The Eighth Wonder of the World! Pictures

Arial View of The Palm

The Palm Jumaira

Located in the Middle East, in the Arabian Gulf, Dubai is considered now as the fastest growing city in the world. The government has constructed many of the world’s iconic structures which we need at least 20 hubs to discuss. Anyhow, we will concentrate on one vehement, mind blowing project that is The Palm which has become a symbol of Dubai’s incredible ambition and growth.

The Palm basically is a man-made archipelago which consists of 16 fronds in a shape of a date palm. The project commenced in 2001 and is still ongoing, and in the next 1-2 years will see the island become one of the world’s premier resorts. With 4,000 villas and apartments and more than 30 hotels including The Atlantis, more than 2,600 apartments along with 80 penthouses, The Palm has attracted buyers from the entire world.

The Palm covers more than 560 hectares of land. It’s more than one and a half times the size of Central Park and almost four times the size of Hyde Park. The amount of material used could create 2 meter high and half a meter wide wall that would circle the globe three times!

Instead of talking and using various superlatives, I listed some pictures which will speak clearly for themselves:

 

Arial View

Villa View
Villa View

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Comments 47 comments

ahmad 4 years ago

so nice


Серый ёпт 4 years ago

? ?? ??????? ?? ?????? ??????


sai sentil 4 years ago

wow....it's creature by GOD.....

wow....

wow..............


whiteshark09 4 years ago

its really a nice place live, but im sure im not when tsunanmi hits theme....


badar, 4 years ago

it is useless and waste of money.


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nikitha p 6 years ago from India

Woh! nice hub


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shamelabboush 6 years ago Author

Of course they could maribin thanks for visiting...


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maribin 6 years ago from USA

Wow, nice pictures. The money speaks, They can make their own island.


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shamelabboush 6 years ago Author

Thanks gust!


gust 6 years ago

looks amezing


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Its great bakerthelo. You should see it yourself...


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bakerthelo 7 years ago from Las Vegas

ahh dude, thats sick. I didnt even know there was a place that awesome lookin.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

These are relatively old photos jewels. Now, people are actually living there, enjoying all the splendour and luxury. Thanks for commenting.


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Jewels 7 years ago from Australia

Where are all the people? Why are there no people in the photos? It looks amazing, an engineering achievement of course.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

The cosr, catherine, starts from 2 million upwards :)


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_catherine_ 7 years ago

cool houses!they're so fab!totally!they rock!

i wonder how much one cost.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Hi ufgcom, they cost much more than that, you can talk billions! But, they didn't think of the cost as much as of the profits after.


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ufgcom 7 years ago from Florida

Any idea how much these cost? I heard that the 'World' islands they are building cost around $35 Million just for the island.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Thanks Cam Anju for your sweet comment.


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Cam Anju 7 years ago from Stoughton, Wisconsin

These are amazing.. it looks so beautiful! Awesome pictures! :)


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

True cathy, they are magnificent houses.


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cathy_cute 7 years ago

i like them a lot...........

the same way i like the houses in this hub.......


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Hi again cathy, glad you like the hub.


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cathy_cute 7 years ago

cool houses.

i love em'.

this is really awesome.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

It is Trisha. You should try it someday.


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Trisha's Artworks 7 years ago

This place is totally awesome!!! :-D


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

There is no fear from waves dear ColdWarBaby, they too their time constructing this. And you're not spreading any negative outlook becz many people opposed these things.


ColdWarBaby 7 years ago

I wonder how these homes will fare as the sea level rises.

I'm afraid I see this more as another arrogant human affront to Nature rather than a wise or useful endeavor.

I'm sorry to interject a negative outlook here but I am only being pragmatic.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Hey GM, you wanna come? Just let me know...


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GeneriqueMedia 7 years ago from Earth

Beautiful! Anyone got a teleporter? Set it to Dubai--I'm packin' my bags!

Love,

G|M


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

dear BriteEdward, maybe you're right about Herod's Temple so let's read it :)

dear Jerilee Wei, thanks for dropping by.


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Jerilee Wei 7 years ago from United States

Impressive, but not sure I'd like the one one in and only one road out part of it. Looks too much like the housing developments here. still quite a wonder. Great hub!


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BirteEdwards 7 years ago

I don't think it's the eight wonder - but it is definitely the ninth. I will soon make a hub about what many consider the eight - Herod's Temple in Jerusalem, that took them 40 years!!! to build.

I seems the pictures were taken at a time when the project was not yet completed, or at least before anyone moved in. Despite being in one of the hottest countries in the world, it looks somewhat like "Little Boxes" as sung by Pete Seeger


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

But expensive also...


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rashedalbattah 7 years ago

Oh, woow. amazing!!!


jjrubio 7 years ago

interesting....well thats nice!


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

No dear jjrubio, it's weel prtected and thought thru. The calculated all this and they built like a shield in a shape of crescent. this crescent will be a barrier in the face of all the big waves and hurricanes.


jjrubio 7 years ago

nice...but I wouldn't want to be there if a Random Hurricane hits!


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

You're welcome Satyam7.


Satyam7 7 years ago

Thanks for bringing these informative articles. Very nice photos.


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Seeing is believing...


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k@ri 7 years ago from Sunny Southern California

Yes, the pictures tell the story! (and the water looks fabulous!)


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Well, you should.


Sam Nore 7 years ago

Wow... It is awesome

I do not believe my eyes

ha ha ha


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shamelabboush 7 years ago Author

Indeed, thanks.


Jacqueline  7 years ago

very nice photos ;-)


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rashedalbattah 7 years ago

It's almost unbelievable!!!

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