Boogie along Bollywood Park's Bollywood Boulevard with its vibrant cafes and live entertainment inspired by Bollywood blockbusters. Photo: Dubai Parks and Resorts
If you have ever wanted to visit Dubai and go luxury shopping, savour the happening nightlife, and see the amazing view from the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building and where the movie Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol was filmed, you are not alone.
Dubai is an increasingly popular tourist destination. Latest figures recently released by Dubai Tourism reveal that the country welcomed over four million visitors in the first quarter of 2016, a 5.1% growth from last year.
If you’re planning to visit Dubai, there’s good news as the IMG Worlds of Adventure, and Dubai Parks and Resorts, will be opening during the second half of this year in August and October.
The Velociraptor coaster at Dubai’s IMG Worlds of Adventure comes out of the main building and can go from 0 to 100 km in 2.5 seconds. Photo: IMG Worlds of Adventure
IMG Worlds of Adventure, set in a 457,200 sqm temperature-controlled site, will be the world’s largest indoor theme park and can take in over 30,000 visitors a day. Some signature rides and attractions include the Marvel Zone’s Avengers Battle of Ultron, Hulk Epsilon Base 3D, Spider Man Doc Ock’s Revenge, Thor Thunder Spin, and Avengers Flight of the Quinjets; the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure Zone’s Velociraptor, Forbidden Territory, Predator, Dino Carousel, and Adventure Fortress.
Dino Carousel in the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure Zone is the worlds first dinosaur-themed carousel and all the dinosaurs are hand-carved. Photo: IMG Worlds of Adventure
There’s also the Cartoon Network Zone’s Powerpuff Girls – Mojo Jojo’s Robot Rampage, Ben 10 5D Hero Time, Adventure Time – The Ride of OOO wth Finn & Jake, Amazing Ride of Gumball, and LazyTown Playground and Live Stage Show; and IMG Boulevard Zone with its wide range of F&B offerings, retail shops and emporiums, and street entertainment and performances.
Motiongate brings you the best in entertainment from Hollywood’s DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Studios and Lionsgate studios. Photo: Dubai Parks and Resorts
Dubai Parks and Resorts, offers over 100 rides and attractions across three theme parks and one waterpark. There’s Motiongate Dubai, a movie-inspired theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most popular characters and Bollywood Parks Dubai, the first theme park based on the sights and sounds of Bollywood.
Family fun at Imagination Legoland Dubai, where your imagination is your limit. Photo: Dubai Parks and Resorts
Also check out Legoland Dubai, a unique interactive theme park adventure that brings the famous Lego bricks to life; and the Legoland Water Park, the only water park in the region designed for families with children.
Source : http://www.star2.com/travel/asia-oceania/2016/05/27/life-is-a-park-in-dubai/