Dubai: Madame Tussauds opening on October 8; tickets go on sale

Visitors can get up close and take pictures with 60 global stars, including 16 brand-new wax figures from Middle East

  
Musician Pharrell Williams (L) poses next to his wax double at Madame Tussauds in New York April 1, 2015. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Musician Pharrell Williams (L) poses next to his wax double at Madame Tussauds in New York April 1, 2015. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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Madame Tussauds Dubai, which officially opens on October 14, will feature figures of famous personalities and celebrities including Queen Elizabeth II, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jingping.

The new Dubai hotspot is also offering an exclusive limited tickets for October 8 and 9 at Dh135.

Located at Bluewaters, Dubai’s premier waterfront destination, it will allow visitors to strike a pose and rub shoulders with celebrities.

“Step into your favourite films in the world of movies,” says a statement from Madame Tussauds, Dubai. “Join Audrey Hepburn at a table in Tiffany and put on diamond necklaces and fur shawls. Star alongside Spiderman as you hang off a building high above Dubai. Or be part of an epic bike chase with Tom Cruise as you join him on the back of his bike.”

Other famous personalities whose wax figures are featured prominently include Jackie Chan, Justin Bieber, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vin Diesel, Victoria Beckham, Connor McGregor. In all, 60 international stars including those from the world of films, sports and politics are featured.

There are 16 prominent personalities from the Middle East as well including Nancy Ajram, Maya Diab, Balqees Fathi and Mohammed Assaf.

Madame Tussauds is offering limited tickets (online from Dh135) for exclusive previews on October 8 and 9 and ‘best value tickets’ from October 14.

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