Welcome to Dubai Marina - The World's Biggest Artificial Canal City!
In order to create the man-made marina, the developers brought the waters of the Persian Gulf into the site of Dubai marina, creating a new waterfront. There is a large central waterway, excavated from the desert and running the length of the 3 km site. More than 12% of the total land area on the site has been given over to this central public space. Although much of this area is occupied by the marina water surface, it also includes almost 8 km of landscaped public walkways.
The marina is entirely man-made and has been developed by the real estate development firm Emaar Properties of the United Arab Emirates and designed by HOK Canada. Upon completion, it is claimed to be the world's largest man-made marina.
There is a publicly accessible foreshoreway** around the marina and some sections of public oceanway** along the beach with views to Palm Jumeriah. Its largest development is the Jumeirah Beach Residence. ......Read more about Dubai Marina
**a foreshoreway is a type of greenway that provides a public right of way along the edge of a water body.
**an oceanway is a form of foreshoreway that provides sustainable public access along an oceanfront area.