Sheikh Zayed Road (SZR) is known as one of the main highways in Dubai and the road that connects the seven emirates. SZR not only is the busiest road in Dubai, but it also has many high-rise buildings that house residential apartments and serviced hotel apartments. The area is always bustling and is popular amongst working professionals due to its proximity to many business hubs.
Known to be the longest road in the UAE, construction for Sheikh Zayed Road began in 1971. The highway was completed in 1980. The road is named after the then President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. SZR starts as Abu Dhabi – Ghweifat International Highway at the Abu Dhabi – Saudi border and ends as the Al Manama – Ras Al Khaimah Road at the Ras Al Khaimah Oman border.