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The Dubai Frame in Zabeel Park.

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Dubai Frame to open next week

 

DUBAI – The much-awaited Dubai Frame is set to open to the public next week, a top official revealed on Thursday.

Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said that the tourist attraction will be inaugurated next week, with paying visitors to be allowed entry the next day.

Lootah, however, did not reveal that exact date for the inauguration, but said that more details will be announced soon.

He also said that a website will also be launched soon for visitors to purchase tickets online. The public can also visit ticketing counters at Dubai Frame.

The Dubai Frame consists of two transparent glass towers that are 150 metres high. The towers are connected by a 93-metre bridge that serves as a viewing deck.

The Dubai Frame give a 360 view of Dubai, featuring new developments on Sheikh Zayed Road and new Dubai, as well as old Dubai’s Karama area, Deira and Umm Hurair.

The Dubai Frame has an interactive museum on the ground floor to entertain visitors before they go up the  observatory deck. Those travelling up or down on the glass elevators will also get unobstructed, bird’s eye views of the city.

Take a tour of the giant viewfinder below:

Construction of the Dubai Frame at Zabeel Park started in 2013. The project is estimated to have cost Dh160 million. GAD/Expat Media

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