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Bahrain to launch kingdom's largest mall entertainment facility

Funscape World will be located inside Bahrain's Mall of Dilmunia and will include rollercoasters and an ice rink

Bahrain to launch kingdom's largest mall entertainment facility

Bahrain’s Mall of Dilmunia is set to include the kingdom’s largest mall entertainment facility, including rollercoasters and an ice skating rink, it was announced this week.

Funscape World will include four separate zones and development and fit-out on the project is currently 40 percent complete, according to a report by the Bahrain This Week website.

The Funscape Ice zone will include an ice-skating rink which will be open all year round. Funscape Play will be a 2,210 square metre zone which will include indoor rollercoasters, bumper cars and other amusement park rides.

Funscape Adventure will be aimed at getting children active and will include a zipline, climbing frames and other rope-based activities. Funscape Sport will be a 1,848 sq m space that will include basketball courts, indoor sports halls and a robo-goalkeeper challenge.

Announced in April 2017, Mall of Dilmunia is being developed by the Dilmunia Mall Development Company. The 26,754 sq m project on Dilmunia Island will cost 52 million Bahraini dinars ($138 million) to build is reportedly set to open in October this year.

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