Align CenterThe Burj Dubai, the world's tallest skyscraper, towers over the skyline in Dubai.
Emirates Towers and the DIFC metro station are seen in the centre of Shaikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
The distinctive Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai.
Dubai World Trade Centre.
An aerial view of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.
Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi.
An exterior view of Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.
Yas Marina Hotel in Abu Dhabi
Bastakiya in Bur Dubai.

Iconic architecture in the UAE

Rain across the emirates

National Stick Dancers performed the traditional Emirati Harbiya at Mercato in just one of the many traditional events held across the country.
Stalls at Mercato mall did a brisk trade in UAE flag branded items such as hats, flags, scarves and other novelty goods as families got into the spirit of the celebration.
UAE nationals both young (right) and old celebrated UAE National Day at Jebel Hafeet.
Getting in on the action, groups of Emirati divers spread the UAE flag across the seas in front of Emirates Palace marina in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
The UAE was lit up with bright lights in intricate decorations ahead of National Day
Giant Ball Juggling show at Mall of the Emirates

UAE national day