Al Ittihad Park

Dubai Marina & Palm Jumeirah

A lovely park for families with a 3.2km jogging track, playgrounds, an adult exercise zone and plenty of grassy areas for picnics or relaxing. There is also masses of greenery, with many plants and trees labelled. The park is flanked by convenient cafes and restaurants.

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Nearby Dubai Marina & Palm Jumeirah attractions

1. Fairmont The Palm Beach Club

0.51 MILES

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2. Riva Beach Club

0.52 MILES

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3. Lost Chambers Aquarium

1.62 MILES

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4. Club Mina

1.72 MILES

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5. Cayan Tower

2.06 MILES

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6. Marina Walk

2.13 MILES

Enjoy a delightful stroll along this tree-flanked promenade with its dancing fountains, terraced restaurants and cool cafes. Too hot? Head for the nearby…

7. The Walk at JBR


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8. JBR Beach

2.69 MILES

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