Ahmed bin Mohammed opens Dubai Garden Glow

DUBAI, 21st December 2015 (WAM) --- H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, today opened Dubai Garden Glow, a uniquely themed edutainment park using recycled products to reduce carbon footprint.

The AED30-million project was built by Dubai Municipality on an area of 16000 sqm in Zabeel Park. It was inspired by wonders across the globe and has created several experiences that will take visitors from Masai Mara wildebeest migration to the tulips of the Netherlands.

The glowing garden showcases creative installations by around 150 artists from around the globe.

A majestic replica of the iconic Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque made up of 90,000 porcelain cups, plates and spoons; a 12m-tall miniature of Burj Khalifa recreated with 330,000 small medicine bottles filled with coloured water, are among the installations at the garden that have applied for the Guinness World Records.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2015.


Most Popular

In the last 24 hours


People In The News

King Salman appoints commissions to develop Al-Ola and Diriyah Gate into major tourist attractions

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - King Salman bin Abdulaziz has decreed the establishment of renovation commissions tasked with the development of two of the most important archaeological and historic sites in the Kingdom, Al-Ola and Diriyah Gate. These two areas’ historic, cultural and architectural significance are expected to make them major tourist attractions as Saudi Arabia’s hospitality

1 hour ago