The people were delighted to see their favourite attractions once again.
It was a moment of never-ending joy and laden with emotion for the visitors who turned out in large numbers to grace the official opening of Expo City Dubai on Saturday. They could see their favourite attractions once again, a year since the start of Expo 2020 Dubai.
Around 50 Expo City Dubai staff and their families opened the Sustainability Entry Portal at 9am, much to the delight of the residents and marking the launch of a new era. This evening, around 6.15pm, Al Wasl will revive its spectacular appeal, with a spellbinding light show to celebrate the creative and optimistic spirit of this trailblazing, innovative city of the future.
The Vision Pavilion and the Women’s Pavilion threw open their doors to the public, not forgetting another huge favourite, Alif – The Mobility Pavilion and Terra – The Sustainability Pavilion, which opened in September. Visitors can also buy tickets to the Garden in the Sky observation tower and enjoy free daily access to the Surreal water feature and Al Wasl Plaza.
Expo City Dubai’s Dhs120 one-day Attractions Pass gives entry to the Vision Pavilion, the Women’s Pavilions, Alif and Terra, which are open daily from 10am to 6pm, with more pavilions to be added as they open. Alternatively, visitors can purchase individual pavilion tickets for Dhs50 per person per pavilion (free for children aged 12 and under and People of Determination). A trip to the Garden in the Sky – not included in the Attractions Pass – costs Dhs30 (free for children aged five and under and People of Determination).
Tickets can be purchased at www.expocitydubai.com and at ticket offices at Expo City Dubai.
The epic and eclectic adventure will conclude at Yas Marina Circuit on Sunday where they will join in the celebrations for the finale of the Formula 1 season.
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