These images make the world's fascination with Dubai, the "city of the future," perfectly understandable. As the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, it features some of the most spellbinding architecture in the world, with a skyline quite unlike anything else on the globe.

Russian photographers Airpano decided to squad up and capture bird's-eye-views of the world's most visually stimulating locations. Clearly Dubai is one they just had to share with the rest of the world.

Click through the images of landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest building) and Dubai Marina to see why this place is one of the most popular destinations in the world.

[via Business Insider]

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