Dubai Municipality has recently opened the Quranic Park for the public free of charge. The park was developed in Khawaneej on an area of 64 hectares at a total cost of AED200 million. During the first week of opening the park received 100,000 visitors.
Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: “Dubai Municipality has developed this park to promote the Islamic cultural and civilizational roles, as the park contains cultural elements that bring closer the interaction between different cultures. It also comes within the policy of increasing the green area in the Emirate and the diversity of different landmarks.
“In addition to its Islamic character and innovative concept, which make it a unique first of its kind project in the world, the Quranic Park is characterised by its modern designs and a number of international specifications. It also has its beautiful green landscapes and diversity, and the exhibits promote the dissemination of a culture of tolerance.
“Entry to the park is free of charge, with fees only limited to the Cave of Miracles and the Glass House at AED5 each, and a Nol card can be utilised to pay these entrance fees.”