Dubai has a cultural attraction for residents and tourists alike! The Quranic Park Dubai in Al Khawaneej is the first-ever Quran-inspired park. Also referred to as the ‘Holy Quran Park’, this is an initiative by the Dubai Municipality and offers visitors – Muslim and non-Muslims – the chance to learn more about the plants and miracles mentioned in the Holy Quran through fun attractions. Those who are curious about the religion or looking for a fun outing with the family, can visit the Quranic Park Dubai in Dubai.
Made under Dubai Municipality Projects with a total built-up area of 640,000 Square Meters, it was completed in 2019. Quranic Park offers a wonderful opportunity to explain many meanings and miracles that the Holy Quran contained in the scientific and medical fields with a collection of plants mentioned in the Holy Quran and Sunnah. The visitors know about types of plants and their importance and scientific and nutritional value and benefits and how modern medicine relies on them in the treatment and benefits of the environment. Quranic Park provides a bridge towards intellectual and cultural outlook and communication with cultures, religions and peoples to understand cultural achievements of the Islamic religion in the field of plant ecology. The project isone of Dubai’s landmarks, complementing Dubai’s recreational, educational, leisure and tourism projects.
The orchards contain the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran. The green spaces are separated into orchards planted with plants that have been mentioned in the Qur’an that the Sunnah with the scientific and medical benefits and uses, including: bananas, pomegranates, olives, melons, grapes, figs, garlic, leeks, onions, corn, lentils, wheat, cumin, ginger, tamarind, basil, squash, cucumbers and other. The shaded Areas spread out on the sides of the walkways, where materials were used to decorate the floors with engravings of colors in keeping with the spirit of the place.
Two children’s play areas have been allocated for ages between 2 and 12 years. They also have a dedicated area for training children in Hajj and Umrah. The areas within the park were divided into small gardens, such as: the Islamic Garden, the desert garden, and the Andalusian garden, which is characterized by the style and design common in Andalusian gardens, full of forms and designs of Islamic character.
Glass House contains the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran and Sunnah and require a controlled environment for the growth. Cave of Miracles contains miracles mentioned in the Holy Quran to display them with the latest technology to display the exhibits. Design of Solar Trees is inspired by the art of Arabic and Islamic fonts and designed specifically Quranic Park. Solar trees contain solar panels, “Wi-Fi”, the output for charging mobile phones, and shaded areas for visitors.
Sun to Sat: 08:00 to 10:00
The Quran Park timings for Glass House and Cave of Miracles are:
Weekdays (Sat to Thurs): 09:00 to 21:00
Weekends (Fri): 15:00 to 21:00
*Note: The Quranic park timings can vary during Ramadan
Quranic Park Project
D54, Al Warqa Rd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: Dubai Municipality: 800900 – the Quranic Park at 050-296-6012
Photo courtesy: www.dm.gov.ae
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