Insanely huge model of the central lake and the Lapita hotel at the Dubai Parks and Resorts complex is displayed in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 1st. This is Dubai’s new take on dominating world tourism by year 2020.
Dubai Parks & Resorts, a $2.8 billion project in the Middle Eastern city-state, was unveiled on Tuesday. There will be a Taj Mahal-inspired theatre, a LEGOLAND theme park, other movie-themed attractions and more. The attractions are scheduled to open in October of this year.
“Dubai Parks and Resorts is where the best of the east meets the best of the west to create a world of fun and adventure unlike any other,” the website reads. The project is, essentially, six theme parks in one.
An architectural model view of the Motiongate movie theatre at the Dubai Parks and Resorts complex.
An architectural model view of the Rajmahal Theatre, part of Bollywood Parks at the Dubai Parks and Resorts complex.
Officials at Dubai Parks & Resorts hope to attract 20 million visitors by 2020, calling it “the ultimate year-round international tourist destination.”