Dubai gets world's largest Dh30m glow-in-the-dark garden

World’s largest family focused themed destinations of its kind, it offers two diverse experiences 'Art by day and Glow by night' at the Zabeel Park, Zone B. (Supplied)

Wonders of the world will come together to create a unique themed garden and entertainment escape for UAE residents, as the Dh30 million ‘Dubai Garden Glow’ project comes to life.

The Dubai Municipality project is being touted as the first of its kind in Dubai, open to visitors staring from December 2015.

Pegged to be the world’s largest family focused themed destinations of its kind, it offers two diverse experiences ‘Art by day and Glow by night’ at the Zabeel Park, Zone B.

The Dubai Garden Glow project has been inspired by wonders across the globe and has created several experiences that will take you to Masai Mara wild beast migration to the tulips of Netherlands.

This themed destination will also feature several live performances by international, regional and local artists and acrobats.

Some live musical performances have been conceptualised to showcase the UAE culture to the world.

Younger children will also have a dedicated area where they can enjoy ‘learning with fun’.

The venue will also include several games and fun activities to keep them engaged, there along with a large food street that will offer delicacies from around the world.

The show stoppers that are being arranged to make it to the Guinness Book of World Records include ‘The Porcelain Grand Sheikh Zayed Mosque’ made up of 90,000 porcelain cups, plates and spoons; along with the Burj Khalifa recreated with 330,000 small medicine bottles filled with colored water and stands over 12 meters (36’) tall.

In addition to the above,  Dubai Garden Glow will also be seen showcasing interesting concepts for the younger children like the talking tree, panda paradise, dino camp and candy land.

Dubai Garden Glow is a ticketed event, and with the current line of activities and installations, and is hoping to attract over 5000 visitors a day.

His Excellency Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality said in a statement: “Dubai Garden Glow is a vision of Dubai’s commitment towards providing continuous recreation, leisure and entertainment to the local residents and tourists visiting Dubai.

“With Dubai's success story as being the leading commercial and trading hub for the Middle East, Dubai is now focusing on positioning itself as a leading destination within the entertainment and leisure sectors aiming to attract the widest audience of tourists, covering all age groups, nationalities and activities.”

He added that Dubai Garden Glow will engage and inspire visitors by spreading a strong message reinforcing the emirate’s commitment towards using recycled products and reducing carbon footprint.

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