Gallery: Dubai's Quranic Park new landmark inspired by Islamic culture
Dubai Municipality has recently opened the Quranic Park for public free of charge with fees only limited to the Cave of Miracles and the Glass House at AED 5 each and a Nol card can be utilised to pay entrance fees.
The park was developed in Khawaneej on an area of 64 hectares at a total cost of AED 200 million. During the first week of opening the park received 100,000 visitors. 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 park is surrounded by a low wall that reveals its beautiful features, a Moses Stick Miracle Lake and shops that sell herbs and plants mentioned in the Holy Quran. The park also comprises solar energy trees that are inspired by the art of Arabic and Islamic fonts, designed specifically for the park that also contains solar panels, Wi-Fi, and phone-charging stations. Two areas have been allocated for children from 2 to 12 years, shaded with palm trees, in addition to shaded seating areas decorated with patterns inspired by Islamic art and architecture.