The Dubai Aquarium houses 300 sharks, also it has the largest collection of sand tiger sharks, some more than 3 meters-long.
The ice rink of the Dubai Mall has dimensions of 85 meter-high and 80 meters-wide, as well as 400 meters-length.
It’s the system of dancing fountains, it has 6600 colored lights and 25 projectors that give life to a choreography with classical and contemporary Arabic and world music.
The Dubai Mall Aquarium has a capacity of more than 2 million gallons of water, which also houses more than 140 marine species, including 300 sharks.
The construction began in 1561 by order of Philip II. The architect was Juan Bautista de Toledo who died and Juan de Herrera took over. Then, Ferdinand VII and Charles III would expand and conclude the work.
After Aranjuez became royal property, in 1551, Charles V assigned some facilities to the first botanical garden in Europe. It would help to catalogue the species collected from America by Spaniards.
The name of this square was due to the fact that a medieval game took place there. It consisted of a military parade and a horse dance, performed by 48 knights led by the king’s son.
The Aranjuez train station is built in Neo Mudejar architectural style. It has an elongated rectangular nave and a higher central body. The façade is made of red brick, decorative tiles and stone basement on the ground floor.
Due to its historical importance, as well as its extraordinary architecture and idyllic landscapes, the Old Town of Aranjuez was declared Cultural Landscape by UNESCO in 2001.