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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 June 2018

Dubai features in Lonely Planet's top 10 coolest neighbourhoods

The top ten was compiled using data gathered from Lonely Planet contributors all over the world.

People walk along the 12km-long promenade at Dubai Canal which intersects Business Bay. Pawan Singh / The National
People walk along the 12km-long promenade at Dubai Canal which intersects Business Bay. Pawan Singh / The National

An area in Dubai has ranked in a top ten list of the world’s coolest neighbourhoods by the travel guide Lonely Planet.

The annual list includes the trendier parts of New York, Lisbon and Florence, and now also includes Dubai's Business Bay.

The top ten was compiled using data gathered from Lonely Planet contributors all over the world.

This year the list features Borgo San Frediano in Florence, Seongsu-dong, Seoul, The Triangle, Lisbon, Vesterbro, Copenhagen, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur, Sunset Park, New York City, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, Frelard, Seattle, and perhaps most surprisingly, Tooting, London, reported state news agency Wam.