Dubai has been a pioneer of attractive sites and tourist places from several decades. From tallest skyscrapers to innovative architecture, Dubai has all the charms that amaze people and bring them into the world of dreams. A recent addition to the attractions in Dubai is expected to be marvelous piece of architecture and design. The Dubai Frame is an upcoming tourist attraction with award winning design and also regarded as the ‘new face of Dubai’. The Dubai Frame is situated near the Star Gate of Zabeel Park with an amazing height of 492 feet and a width of 305 feet. Let’s take a look at the features, opening dates and ticketing criteria of this beautiful attraction in Dubai:
Design and Structure
The design of Dubai Frame was proposed and finalized by the world famous architect, Fernando Donis. The design is majorly composed of a bridged structure with separate towers. The two towers are 492 feet high and they are connected through a 100 square meter bridge. The connecting bridge has a 25 square meter glass panel in in the middle, which gives a mind blowing 360 degree view of Dubai city.
360 degree view
The total worth of Dubai frame project is Dhs160million and it is expected to attract almost two million visitors per year. These high expectations are based on the 360 degree view offered by Dubai Frame. The Dubai Frame offers a 360 degree view of Dubai city through a glass bridge. The North sides shows the old Dubai city including the areas of Umm Hurair, Karama, and the south side shows the new and modern Dubai including Burj Khalifa and huge skyscrapers. The view is further supported by the augmented reality and display screens that help the visitors to identify specific sites and buildings.
The Dubai Frame holds a museum at its first floor and this museum truly depicts the culture and traditions of Dubai. There is a future zone in Dubai frame which depicts the future of Dubai through a tunnel in which people can enjoy the visual and audio effects with an illusion of future time travel. Dubai Frame also holds a Social Media Wall which is beautifully designed to display the pictures taken by professionals from the Dubai Frame 360 degree view. These specialties make Dubai Frame one of the best attractions in Dubai.
Visitors from all over the Arab world are waiting for this mind blowing attraction in Dubai. The Dubai Frame was set to open in December 2017 but the Director General of Dubai Municipality, Hussain Nasser Lootah, has confirmed that Dubai Frame will be opened to general public on 1 January 2018.
Ticketing and Timings
Dubai Municipality has decided a ticket of Dh50 for adults and zDh20 for children. Moreover, children under three, disabled persons and people over age 60 are allowed a free entry into the Dubai Frame. The visitors have to pre-book their tickets online because they would be sent into groups in order to enjoy their 360 degree view. The Dubai Frame shall remain open from 10 am to 7pm for the general public.