By Nihan Ashraf 30/01/2023

Interesting Facts About Palm Jumeirah - Dubai

Palm Jumeirah is the biggest man-made island in the world. However this amazing piece of engineering is much more than meets the eye.

The cost of building the project is one of the most interesting facts. The development of the amazing Palm Jumeirah is said to have cost $12 billion.

One of the most interesting things about Palm Jumeirah is that it is 5.72 sq. km, which is the same size as 600 football fields.

One more fact about Palm Jumeirah is that it is not really an island. However, Palm Jumeirah is connected to Dubai by a 1.4 km bridge.

For transportation, there is also a monorail that goes from Palm Jumeirah to the coast of Dubai. It transports over 20,000 passengers per day.

People say that the sand and rocks used to build Palm Jumeirah could make a 2m wall that would go around the world three times.

Famous celebrities from throughout the world have moved to Dubai to live in Palm Jumeirah. David Beckham gave his in-laws a $16 million Palm Jumeirah house.

Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan has a 6-bedroom mansion in Palm Jumeirah, and it is his favorite place to staycation.

Palm Jumeirah is part of a project to build three islands. The other two islands are Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira.