Before the grand finale of Expo 2020 on March 31, 2022, millions of visitors are expected to attend the six-month-long event. You might find it difficult to decide what to check out first when there is so much to see and do. Let’s have a look.
Eight Things To Look For At The Dubai Expo 2020
Expo 2020 Water Feature
The impressive Expo2020 Water Feature designed by WET is one of the must-see exhibits at Expo 2020 Dubai. The lower plaza is about the size of a football field with water walls that are over four stories tall!
It is located between Al Wasl Plaza and Jubilee Park. It is a popular attraction among families. Water, earth, and fire are combined in this unique attraction to keep visitors spellbound.
World’s Largest Lift
There are several interesting exhibits in the Mobility Pavilion, but the largest lift in the world is the highlight. It is capable of carrying more than 160 people at once. This will have significant impacts on public transportation and technology in the future.
Kaleidoscope And Robotic Penguins
There is an impressive exhibit at Expo 2020’s Monaco Pavilion – The Kaleidoscope Show. There is a room that includes large mirrors arranged in random order – creating the illusion that you are inside a crystal. One of the top attractions at Expo 2020 is the robot penguins at the Monaco Pavilion.
Located at Jubilee Park, Rashid’s Playground is a park that attracts young visitors because of its ocean-themed theme. There are a variety of sea-themed rides at the kid-friendly exhibit at Expo 2020.
Sharks on springs, whale slides, ocean liners, and an interactive 3D maze modeled on one of the UAE waters’ most surprising inhabitants, the humpback whale
Sea Of Consumption
At the Expo 2020 Dubai, you should definitely take the time to see the Sea of Consumption. There is a visual display of the impact of human activities on the planet – especially on the planet’s oceans – at the Terra – Sustainability Pavilion. Terra – which means “Home Earth” – promotes sustainability, which is one of the sub-themes of Expo.
Menasa is one of the event’s arts and culture programmes and is also known as the Emirati Design Platform. There are 40 designers whose work is displayed in the exhibit, which is specially curated to tell a story about the UAE. Craft Stories, a set of unique collections that tell the country’s story through crafts, will also be showcased at MENASA. The collection will include seven short documentaries illustrating the following themes:
- Safeefa (palm frond weaving)
- Talli (embroidery)
- Sadu (bedouin weaving)
- Gargour (wire-crafted fish traps)
- Pearl diving The amazing artwork is a collaboration between Todomuta, a Spanish design studio, and Asateer, an Emirati design studio founded by Mohammed Al Suwaidi.
- Coffee making
“8,000 Waves: The Pearl Diving Story” is shown at Craft Stories. The amazing artwork is a collaboration between Todomuta, a Spanish design studio, and Asateer, an Emirati design studio founded by Mohammed Al Suwaidi.
A major attraction at Expo 2020 Dubai is the Hanging Garden at the Singapore Pavilion. It is a stunning all-natural garden that covers the entire ceiling. There are thick vines, edible plants, date palms, exotic flowers named after famous people, and orchids imported from Singapore. The Hanging Gardens feature a pond with plants that can remove pollutants from the air.
Garden In The Sky
It is 55 meters above the ground and is also known as Flying Park or Garden in the Sky. 360-degree views of the entire Expo 2020 Dubai site are offered by the impressive structure.