The stretch of Sheikh Zayed Road between Interchange One and Two is commonly known as the Trade Centre. It’s here that most of Dubai’s biggest and most impressive skyscrapers are found.
Hotels and places to stay in and around this area include Dusit Thani, Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana - Dubai, Emirates Grand Hotel, Carlton Downtown Hotel, Nassima Royal Hotel, Shangri La Hotel Dubai, Towers Rotana - Dubai, The H Hotel Dubai, Fairmont Dubai, Rove Trade Centre, Four Points By Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road Dubai, Conrad Dubai, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel Dubai, Novotel World Trade Centre Dubai, Number One Tower Suites, Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, The Ritz-Carlton Dubai International Financial Centre, The Apartments Dubai World Trade Centre Hotel Apartments, Nassima Towers Hotel Apartments, Ascott Park Place Dubai, and Jumeirah Living World Trade Centre Residence Suites and Hotel Apartments.
Real Estate – Apartments
Most residences in the Trade Centre/Sheikh Zayed Road are apartments. Rents and prices are expensive.
There are plenty of small store along the Sheikh Zayed Road. The Emirates Towers Boulevard is a small upscale shopping centre with a wealthy clientele.
Attractions & Entertainment
Impressive skyscrapers aside, there are no historical attractions, museums etc. in the Trade Centre area.
Downtown Dubai offers some of the city’s most popular attractions including the Dubai Fountain, KidZania, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, and At The Top – Burj Khalifa.
Map of Trade Centre/Sheikh Zayed Road
Interactive map of the Trade Centre/Sheikh Zayed Road.
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