Dubai’s Meydan Racecourse is a feat of modern engineering. The grandstand is the longest single structure in the world at over a mile long. Meydan also has a horseracing museum, art gallery, five-star hotel, and a popular floodlit nine-hole golf course.
The racecourse is open from November to March and hosts the Winter Racing Challenge, Dubai International Racing Carnival, and the Dubai World Cup Night, which has the world’s largest racing purse at $26.25 million. Meydan is also a popular concert and entertainment venue with performances from Lady Gaga, Elton John, Santant, Kylie Minogue, and Sia.