Hotel Burj Al Arab, Dubai. A luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates - the fourth tallest hotel in the world. Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship.
The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.