12 of the most amazing man-made structures
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3. Burj al Arab, DubaiIt is unusual for a hotel to define a country, yet Burj al Arab is the instantly recognisable face of Dubai. Located on a private man-made island, the sweeping tower does indeed look like a filled sail heading out to sea. Staying in any of the 202 rooms is a treat. However, there is also a great view of this iconic hotel from any of the nearby beachfront properties.