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Adriaan Steyn

Free Member, Dubai

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, UAE

There was a considerable controversy regarding the claim that the structure looks like a huge Christian cross when viewed by anyone sailing into city. Some locals claim that this was an intentional move on the part of the British architects. This issue is more ironic when one considers that the Tower of the Arabs is widely considered to be Dubai’s most important landmark.

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  • Sakura 07/30/2008 13:37

    ........well it does look like one. Hope it was not intentional but just a desing detail. A grate photo
  • Jens Weinert 01/17/2008 14:10

    Ein tolles Motiv! Da wäre ich auch gern gewesen. Leider oben ziemlich am rauschen!

    VG, Jens