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Since Dubai is all set to welcome Expo 2020, there’s a very long list of items that will break the current world records and produce a lot more new ones. Although we don’t know all of them, there are a couple of things that are too large to remain a secret. One of them will be Ain Dubai, which is going to be the world’s tallest observation wheel in 2020.
Situated on the blue waters island, this Ferris wheel is nearing its conclusion. Ain Dubai will be 250 meters tall once it is finished.
The meaning of ‘Ain’ is eye. Hence the Ain Dubai can also be known as the Dubai Eye. Anybody that has been to Marina would have seen the Ain Dubai at various phases of its conclusion. With just about 12 months before the Ain Dubai opens to the public, all of the permanent spokes are already installed. Although the precise date of the unveiling is not available yet, we expect that it will be before the arrival of the Expo.
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Ain Dubai will take 48 minutes to complete one rotation. If you’re thinking about how you’d spend this 48 minutes, there will be more than sufficient items onboard the wheel to keep you amused. Ain Dubai will be a lot more than only an observation wheel.
To make the ride thrilling, there’ll be smart climate controls and bright displays in every glass pod to tell the riders all about what they view in the very best. Each capsule will probably be large enough to fit 40 people at one time. There’ll even be luxury dining choices.
The base of this Dubai Eye will also contain retail outlets, restaurants, and amusement facilities. It is also rumored that there will be a large circular LED display mounted on the wheel itself. If that’s accurate, this display will be bigger than the one on the Burj Khalifa by place.
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The glass pods will supply a 360-degree view of Dubai’s shores and the beautiful skyline such as Burj Al Arab and Palm Jumeirah. Alright, I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t Burj Al Arab almost ten kilometers away from the Dubai eye? Yep, but as a result of this unbelievable height of this Ferris Wheel, and also the fact that both of these are on artificial islands jutting into the ocean, you will be able to see the shape of Burj Al Arab when you are in the topmost point of Dubai Eye.
It also has something up its sleeve to its adventurous minds. Apart from those who want to ride in the capsule and revel in the view, Dubai Eye will also attract climbers from across the world. You’re able to scale up the Ain Dubai onto a rope, aided by professional climbers. After reaching the surface, which is 150 meters above the floor, you can abseil back. This is going to be the highest rope climbing platform in the world.
Dubai Eye is an Engineering Marvel
This Ain Dubai is unquestionably an engineering marvel from the programmer Meraas. It takes 192 iron wires to maintain the rim of the wheel that weighs as much as sixteen A380 Superjumbos.
Dubai Eye also required a mind-boggling quantity of steel. A whopping 9000 tonnes of this, which will be 25 percent more metal used for the Eiffel Tower in Paris. But even after the conclusion of the observation wheel, the title of being the tallest iron construction will stay together with the Eiffel Tower. Dubai Eye will be fifty meters shorter than the Eiffel Tower.
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To hold the considerable structure vertical, the legs of those Ain Dubai have to be amazingly strong also. And so it is. 15 London double-decker buses can tightly fit within each leg, measuring 126 meters long.
There will be a total of 48 swiss-made passenger cars on the Ferris wheel, every one of them having 30 sq yards of flooring space. Every one of these pods will maintain around 40 passengers. Therefore, the bike can carry a maximum of 1920 riders in one session.
What is Bluewaters Island?
Bluewaters is just another artificial island nearby Marina off the shore of JBR by half a kilometer. This will come to be almost an extension of Marina and the latest entertainment and shopping destination in Dubai. On top of that, there will be residential flats and luxury hotels.
There is another pedestrian bridge that offers convenient access to the Beach’ in JBR. There are numerous notable things on this Island, such as Caesars Palace, a resort boasting impeccable luxury, and high of the course services. But despite all of these, what occupies the show is Dubai Eye.
The Island has been opened to the general public near the end of 2018. The number of visitors to this Island was steadily increasing ever since then.
How to get to Ain Dubai
There is a Whole Lot of Methods to reach Ain Dubai from Bluewaters Island. There is a direct connection that joins Bluewaters Island to Sheikh Zayed Road. If you are driving from Abu Dhabi’s side, take Exit 29 out of Sheikh Zayed Road/E11 near Expo link. Take a left turn into Garn Al Sabkha. Then Drive directly to accomplish the Island.
If you are driving south from Dubai, take the Sheikh Zayed Road/E11 and keep right at the fork near Jumeirah Lakes Towers. After driving for two more kilometers, you may reach Bluewaters Island. Driving is the simplest option to get to Bluewaters Island, given that you can find 2000 parking lots around the Island.
As an alternative, you can take the 265 meters squared bridge’ The Wharf’ from JBR. If you don’t need to walk, get to a water taxi from Wharf Station.
An excellent advantage of this place is that it is less than 1 hour’s drive from all the major airports in the UAE. The two Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport are approximately half an hour off.