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From the Museum of the Future to a garden-inspired mall, find out new attractions in UAE

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Jun. 01, 19 | 4:44 pm

United Arab Emirates- Plan your next travel in Abu Dhabi because more tourist and one-of-a-kind attractions will be opening soon.

From a garden-inspired mall, the famous wax museum of Madame Tussauds and the extreme sports center in Yas Island, every must-see places are here.

Dubai Stars (2019)

Dubai’s own version of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame will open to the public this year.

In its first phase, at least 400 stars will be unveiled.

The target number of stars is 10,000 which is four times the number of its Hollywood version.

“Dubai stars will pay tribute to eminent personalities who have positively influence the world through various works in films, music, art, architecture, sports and literature” Dubai Stars’ Facebook said.

Cityland Mall Dubai (2019)

The world’s first nature-inspired shopping mall will be located beside Global Village on Sheik
Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in Dubai.

The mall will house 350 outlets and a 100,000 sq.ft hypermarket, the biggest in Dubai. There will be 10 cinema screens and 75 dining options.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Library (2019)

Dubai’s Mohammed Bin Rashid Library is now 82% complete.

The area is 66,000 sq.meters located by the Dubai creek.

“The Mohammed Bin Rashid Library is one of the most important projects that will contribute to the promotion of Dubai’s cultural and literary status, which will enrich the cultural stock and will be one of the new cultural and tourism destinations in Dubai,” Dawould Ald Hajri said.

The library has 8 features and costs Dh1 billion.

Museum of the Future (2020)

The “eye” inspired museum was first launched in 2015 but is now undergoing a major renovation and construction.

In its Facebook page the “Museum of the Future” will host innovation labs focusing on health, education, smart cities, energy and transport and a setting of global innovation.

The museum is set to open in 2020.

CYLMB (2020)

The Dh367 million project will bring extreme sports to the next level. The indoor attraction will feature the wall climbing walls, and flight chamber.

Guggenheim in Abu Dhabi

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s construction is still a work on progress.

The Dubai Tourism said if they have succeeded in making Madam Tussauden they also see the potential for local TV.

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