Dubai Tourism

Canal to be star attraction in Meraas’ Dubai theme parks project

News   •   Oct 08, 2014 10:47 GMT

THE NATIONAL: A kilometre-long canal in the desert plied by water taxis is set to be the star attraction of an entrance plaza that will connect three new theme parks in Dubai’s Jebel Ali. The Meraas Holding subsidiary, Dubai Parks & Resorts, which is developing Legoland Dubai and Hollywood and Bollywood theme parks on the outskirts of the city, yesterday revealed more details of Riverpark, the grand entrance plaza to the project. The canal will flow through the 120,000 square metre plaza bordered on each side by shops and cafes and surrounded by garden terraces. The project will also include an arena for hosting community events, street entertainment and outdoor activities.