Quranic Park has recently been opened by Dubai Municipality in Khawaneej on a 64 hectare area. The park was developed with a total cost of Dh200 million. The park received an overwhelming response with 100,000 visitors visiting the park during the first week of its opening. The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan launched the park.
The park is a unique first of its kind project in the world having beautiful green landscapes and diversity. Though the entry to the park is free of charge, there is a fee for visiting the Cave of Miracles and the Glass House at Dh5 each. According to Khaleej Times the park consists of 12 gardens containing 45 types of plants mentioned in the Holy Quran and Sunnah, including bananas, pomegranates, olives, melons, grapes, figs, garlic, leeks, onions, corn, lentils, wheat, fennel seeds, ginger, tamarind, basil, pumpkins, cucumbers, etc.
The Glass House contains the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran and Sunnah, which grow under certain temperatures and special environmental determinants.
Cave of Miracles contains seven miracles mentioned in the Quran, including Moses’ stick, a split lake symbolizing Moses parting the Red Sea, the story of Jesus making a bird from clay, using 3D map and hologram displays.
The park uses gardens and landscaping to tell stories from the Holy Quran. Two areas have been allocated for children.
According to Dubai Municipality, more than 100,000 people have visited the Quranic Park in Dubai during the first week after its opening
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