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World

Web Desk
March 30, 2019

Dubai opens 'Al Quran Park' featuring miracles of Islam

World

Web Desk
Sat, Mar 30, 2019

DUBAI: The world' first 'Al Quran Park' opened in Dubai's Al Khawaneej area on Friday, it will provide the visitors a chance to learn about miracles mentioned in the Holy Quran.

The main objective of establishing the  park is to provide bridges of intellectual and cultural communication with different cultures, religions and peoples to see the cultural achievements of Islam in the field of plant ecology.

The park, which covers a wide area of 60-hectare, has all available plants mentioned in the Holy Quran along with facilities such as an attractive main entrance, an administration building, an Islamic garden, children's play areas, Umrah corner, an outdoor theatre, areas for showing the miracles of the Quran.  

A desert garden, a palm oasis, a lake, a running track, a cycling track and a sandy walking track are also constructed in the park.

A day before inauguration, The Dubai Municipality had announced that it will inaugurate the Quranic Park on March 29. The entry to the park will be free for all visitors.

The park has about 54 plants, which mentioned in the Holy Quran, including fig, pomegranate, olive, corn, leek, garlic, onion, lentil, barley, wheat, ginger, pumpkin, watermelon, tamarind, seders, vineyards, bananas, cucumbers and basil. I also has fountains, bathrooms, a glass building, a desert garden, a palm oasis, a lake, a running track, a cycling track and a sandy walking track.