UAE is an ultimate travel destination and has grown in stature over the years. Considered a bucket-list trip for locals and travelers alike, cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi never fail to impress! With the most cultural activities to luxurious experiences to offer, UAE continues to attract visitors for a fun-filled family experience and believe it or not, there is a lot to look forward to in the next year — 2021.
Last year, Qasr Al Watan — Abu Dhabi’s new cultural attraction opened its doors in the capital city among others. In 2021, you will have the chance to explore audacious architecture to world-class attractions, as UAE is ready to provide more reasons to visit.
So, stay tuned to check out the new additions in the country! Here is a list of the 6 things that will be opening doors in UAE next year.
Museum of Future
Currently under construction, as the name suggests — the Museum of Future will be featuring innovative exhibits of future inventions. The Museum of Future will be located in front of Emirates Towers on Sheikh Zayed Road and is sure to grab your attention with its beautiful structure and design. You will notice that the large silver structure is designed in the shape of an eye, hollowed out in the middle.
A popular, famed waxwork museum — Madame Tussauds has been a tourist attraction since 2008. Opening doors in Dubai next year, this museum will be located on Bluewaters, the island development off The Beach at JBR. Madame Tussauds like any other will feature a variety of singers, politicians, sports stars, actors, and historical figures. Stay tuned for the launch, keep an eye on our website, and hope to see a double of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Fingers crossed.
Expo 2020 Dubai
The much-awaited global event is now set to kick off in October 2021. Open to everyone; locals and travelers, this will give you a moment of joy by visiting your favorite countries and discover places you have always wanted to visit on your bucket list. Expo 2020 Dubai brings you 192 countries with the largest International event lasting for six months is a festival for all, inviting you to experience, explore, learn, and change your outlook on the world. At the Expo 2020 Dubai, tickle your tastebuds with the future of a food festival that is home to 200 restaurants and boasts world-class chefs from all over the world. Get entertained with interactive shows and local talents too.
An observation wheel is all set to grab your attention as the jewel in the crown of Bluewaters island off JBR. Over 250 meters high, this iconic wheel named Ain Dubai will be the world’s tallest observation wheel when it opens to the public. The gigantic wheel will be able to carry up to 1,400 passengers at once across 48 double-glazed capsules. For those, wanting a private ‘fine dining’ experience, there will be pods with an occupancy of 12 guests — and you can rent it out for special occasions. A perfect spot for sundowners; stay tuned for this one! Keep a lookout on our website for more information.
Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP)
Themed around the living dead, this giant entertainment park is designed for those who love horror movies or is a horror fanatic. A new concept, Zombie Apocalypse Park (ZAP) will be the first attraction of its kind in the UAE. This theme park will be located in the Night Market at Deira Islands and will feature more than 10 attractions including — a haunted house, axe throwing, haunted corn maze, archery, target shooting, zombie apocalypse attack, and more.
Snow Abu Dhabi
Get ready for a sloppy slide in the capital city of UAE. Yes, you heard that right — the country is set to complete construction of a 125,000 sq ft snow park — Snow Abu Dhabi. This park will be home to more than 12 different rides and attractions, allowing the public to explore different themed zones. With a cool new attraction on its way, you can be happy that this snow park in Abu Dhabi will be four times the size of Ski Dubai. The snow park will feature more than 10 rides such as Snowflake Garden, Crystal Carousel, and Flurries’ Mountain. The temperature inside will be around -2 degrees celsius, giving you a chance to experience the real winters and ice, build snowmen, and also engage children to play around in the 50cm deep snow.