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The CNES (Space Agency of France) Pléiades satellite acquired this image of Downtown Dubai, including some of Dubai’s most well-known landmarks: the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain.

Due to the presence of these famous sites, the area has become one of the most popular tourist spots in the city. It is a center of entertainment and includes various five-star restaurants and tourist attractions such as Forte Towers, Burj Vista and a skyscraper called “The Address Downtown Dubai.”

Photo Credit: CNES 2016 – Distribution: Airbus Defence and Space