All you need to know about one of the newest landmarks of the city
Words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Guides · Aug. 14th, 2019
Located in Zabeel Park, The Dubai Frame is one of the architectural landmarks of Dubai. Opened its doors for the first time in January 2018, it has been made of 2,900 square metres of laminated glass, 2000 tons of steel, aluminum, and 9,900 cubic metres of reinforced concrete. Positioned in a way to represent landmarks of modern Dubai, The Dubai Frame also complements its visitor with views of the older parts of the city.
The iconic landmark stands at 150 metres and is 93 metres wide. Featuring 15,000 square metres of gold cladding, The Dubai Frame is the biggest picture frame in the world.
One of the key attractions of the city, The Dubai Frame takes the guests through the three time-periods which includes the past, the present and the future.
The attractions of the past are featured in the Old Dubai Gallery. The journey of this time period begins on the mezzanine floor of the frame and showcases the multimedia exhibition that uses 3D projections and special effects so as to offer the guests a multi-sensory experience of the traditional side of the city. Key elements of the Emirati tradition and heritage form an essential part it. It also features the rapid transformation of Dubai from a simple fishing village to one of the most high-end and luxurious cities in the world.
The Present Dubai, on the other hand, offers 360-degree of breathtaking views of the old as well as that of new Dubai. Being showcased on the Sky deck of the frame, it complements the guests with gorgeous views of Downtown Dubai and Business Bay. The key attraction of this part of the tower is the transparent glass floor on which the guests can walk while enjoying views of the beautiful city.
Last, but not the least, the mesmerising Future Dubai Gallery of The Dubai Frame offers the visitors a glimpse of how the city will look 50 years from the present. This gallery features captivating colours and interactive projections so as to fantasise the guests.
Timings: 9.00 am - 9.00 pm
Tickets: AED 50 (adults); AED 30 (children between 3 to 12 years)
Call: 800 900