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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ferrari World

This enormous sports car themed amusement park is home to the world’s fastest roller coaster.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Yas Island Hotel

The world’s largest LED display, built over an F1 race circuit.
Madinat Zayed, United Arab Emirates

Million Street

Every December, this stretch of dusty desert road transforms into a catwalk for a camel beauty pageant.
Qatar

Inland Sea

The shallow, salty inlet was a safe haven for 19th-century pirates.
Arad, Bahrain

Arad Fort

This beautifully historic Bahrain fortress might not be the most popular attraction around, but that might make it all the better.
Wakrah, Qatar

Al Wakrah Dhow Harbor

A superb spot to appreciate the traditional boats of the Indian Ocean.
Doha, Qatar

'Untitled (Lamp/Bear)'

This 23-foot-tall bear stands amid the hustle and bustle of Hamad International Airport.
Qatar

Al Wukair Scrapyard

Some 20,000 dust-covered unwanted vehicles languish in the desert.
Qatar

Al Jumail

A 19th century pearling and fishing village abandoned before Qatar's economic boom.
Doha, Qatar

Pearl Monument

This fountain pays homage to Qatar's history of pearling, the primary industry before oil.
Doha, Qatar

Kashmir Handicrafts Emporium

Home of the infamous Rug Man of Doha.
Doha, Qatar

Orry the Oryx Statue

This seemingly random 30-foot statue of an oryx in Qatar's capital was a mascot for the 2006 Asian Games.
Doha, Qatar

'The Miraculous Journey'

Fourteen sculptures showing the development of a fetus stand outside a hospital for women and children.
Bahrain

Shajarat-al-Hayat (Tree of Life)

This centuries-old tree tells an unusual tale of vegetation and fertility in the desert.
Umm Salal Muhammed, Qatar

Barzan Towers

These beautiful historic watchtowers were used for both scanning the desert for enemy invaders and observing the celestial world.
Qatar

Musfur Sinkhole

Climb down into the largest sinkhole in Qatar.
Doha, Qatar

Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum

This mix of Islamic art, vintage vehicles, weaponry, architecture, and history is an ode to eclecticism. 
Umm Bab, Qatar

Umm Bab Clay Quarry

This unconventionally beautiful landscape possesses stunning scenery you won't easily forget.
Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar

Al Shahaniya Camel Racetrack

Robot jockeys ride their humped mounts to victory as part of a 21st-century twist on an ancient desert sport.
Zekreet, Qatar

Bir Zekreet

Some of the ancient-looking huts among these strange rock formations aren't ancient at all, but built as part of a movie set.
Film City, Qatar

Film City

A creepy, deserted mock Arabian village can be found in the middle of the Qatari desert.