Entertainment giants, Legoland, Motiongate and Bollywood found a new home in the world's first integrated resort and theme park called - Dubai Parks and Resorts, set to open before 2016 closes. It's the ultimate show on earth matched with posh retail shopping, chic fine dining and many other attractions that is set to make Dubai the most sought tourist destination by 2020.
Dubai Parks and Resorts is planning to open the three gates this year, a feat no enterprise of this magnitude have ever achieved. According to Mirror UK this $3 billion tourism complex covers 232 hectares and is located at Sheik Zayed Road opposite the archipelago islands of Palm Jebel Ali.
The first gate to open is Legoland this November 15, the brand's seventh branch in the world. Especially designed for children 2-12 years old, this indoor 32-hectare wonderland features 40 interactive rides, 15,000 Lego models hand-built from 60 million Lego bricks and many other Lego spectacles. Another park that will for sure lure your children to this one-of-a-kind complex is Legoland Waterpark with twenty slides and attractions including a 500,000-gallon wave pool.
The second gate to open is Bollywood Parks, the first of its kind. The park is to highlight sixteen fantastic rides and pleasing attractions mostly based on Bollywood's smash hits like Rock On, Krish, Raj One, Sholay Dabangg and Don among others. The compound will house the first Bollywood broadway musical play, 7 nights a week in the state of the art, 800 seater Taj Mahal Theater. This park targets Bollywood fans in neighboring countries of Dubai.
The rest of the family will be immensely treated with the third gate, Motiongate, come December 16. It's an IP based, animated amusement zone that will feature twenty-seven innovative rides and major attractions patterned from much-loved movies. Sony Studios brings the movie flicks - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Hotel Transylvania, Ghostbusters, The Green Hornet, Underworld and Zombieland. Dreamworks Animation their knockouts Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train your Dragon and Shrek and Lionsgate their blockbuster The Hunger Games and Step Up.
The film district is intertwined with a master planned Smurf Ville as added delight. There will be the usual famous movie character meet and greet, wandering musicians and dancers and film merchandise available in fifteen retails stores located inside the same facility.
This amusement estate will be complimented with Lapita, a family resort hotel with Polynesian inspired rooms, suites and villas soon to open this month. Along with Riverland, a one kilometer, man-made enchanting lake interwoven to the theme parks and adjacent to a 2-hectare plaza offering shopping, dining and performing arts. Entrance tickets starts from £53 per adult and £46 per child. For other information check out dubaiparksandresorts.com. So, what are your waiting for? Go ahead put it in your bucket list, make preparations and start saving.
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