Dubai, City in the United Arab Emirates. Ultra Modern architecture and a lively nightlife scene. Burj Khalifa, an 830m-tall tower, dominates the skyscraper-filled skyline. At its foot lies Dubai Fountain, with jets and lights choreographed to music. On man-made islands just offshore is Atlantis, the Palm, a resort with water and marine-animal parks. Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates known for luxury shopping, Dubai is a cosmopolitan oasis, a futuristic cityscape that towers over the Arabian Desert. Dubai is in United Emirates in the Middle East. And Middle East is in Asia.