30 surprising things you will only see in Dubai

Some of the most bizarre things that make Dubai a unique city

Never-ending construction

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Though Dubai initially found economic success from its abundant oil supply, a large portion of the city’s income now comes from foreign developers. Due to its lax tax laws, Dubai has become a hub for foreign developers who, in turn, have transformed the city into a construction mecca. Seemingly never-ending constructions are found in almost all corners of the city, which can easily be seen in photos of Dubai’s cityscape like the picture above.