Do You Know this Architectural Wonder?
It Shows the Past, Present, and Future of Dubai in One Single Frame.
Dubai is unique and comes up with innovative ideas every now and then. The most amazing futuristic city is already home to numerous awe-inspiring (not to forget record breaking too) projects like the world’s biggest mall, the world’s tallest building, the world’s largest natural flower garden, the world’s first 7-star hotel, the world’s tallest hotel and the list continues. Now the city is adding another feather to its cap – the Dubai Frame, world’s largest picture frame.
The Dubai shoreline and skyline has been transforming enormously over the years, and now this new architectural wonder will add glamour to its skyline. Dubai Frame – Dubai’s latest surreal attraction opened its doors in 2018 as New Year gift to the public. Read on how it became the most spectacular landmark and how it connects the past, present, and future!
True to its name, Dubai Frame, the latest architectural splendor offers awe-inspiring views of both fast paced city and charming old town from a single frame!
Dubai Frame Details
- Located in the Zabeel Park in Dubai
- Offers 360-degree views of the city at a height of 150 meters.
- It is expected to attract at least two million tourists per year.
- At the main lobby, visitors may leave their belongings/luggage at the desk near reception.
Dubai Past Gallery
Touring the Dubai Frame begins with the Gone Old Dubai era – showing past photographs of Old Souk, traditional Emirati homes, people selling handicrafts, etc. using projections and multimedia displays. It’s an immersive experience to visit this little museum.
Also, you can see a construction site demonstrating Dubai’s development since the discovery of oil. Once visitors have explored the gallery, they wait for the elevator to reach the Sky Deck.
The elevator takes you to the Sky Deck in 75 seconds crossing 48 floors. The elevator features glass panel, offering see-through views from floor to ceiling.
Most interesting and exciting part of this tour is walking on the glass bridge. Walking from one side of the frame to the other offers terrifying and thrilling experience. Visitors can view ‘Present Dubai’ on South of the frame, while the other side offers views of old Dubai.
Social Media Wall
The social media wall is big wall displaying photos that have been photographed on the Sky Deck. The photos can be purchased as souvenirs.
Dubai Future Gallery (Virtual)
Following the amazing walk on the glass bridge, take the elevator to tour the Dubai future Gallery – showcasing various Dubai industries in 2050 including infrastructure, transport technologies, education, health and security sectors in a 3D presentation.
Visitors can purchase mugs, t-shirts, key chains, etc. emblazed with the Dubai Frame.
Things to know and follow:
- Avoid jumping on the glass walkways of the Sky Deck.
- Visitors must keep in mind that the frame can accommodate 200 visitors per hour.
- Prefer to visit this latest icon before sunset, so that you can enjoy views of the city during day and night as well.
Fast Facts about Dubai Frame
- It took almost 10 years to construct.
- The iconic Dubai Frame project costs Dhs 160 million
- The outer part of the frame used approximately 15,000 square meters of gold cladding.
Where to buy tickets?
Ticket to Dubai Frame can be purchased at Zabeel Park Gate No. 4. (Tourists can also purchase tickets through online/app shortly.)
Opening Times: 9 AM to 9 PM
How much the ticket costs?
- Dh50: for adults
- Dh20: for children
- Children under 3 years
- People above 65 years
- People of determination
You have seen the modern Dubai and now get in tryst with the traditional aspect of the city. Visit Dubai Frame for a first-hand view of the old and new Dubai.