Dubai Frame, popularly known as the Golden Frame Dubai or ‘the world’s largest picture frame’, is situated at the heart of Dubai, Zabeel Park. Rising 150 metres high, it frames a panoramic view of the skyline and some of the iconic buildings of Dubai like Burj Khalifa and the Emirates. The frame acts as a symbolic bridge that connects the rich history of Dubai to its magnificent present. All the changes that Dubai has witnessed, from its prior establishment to its glittering present, are celebrated in the Dubai Frame.
On one side there will be New Dubai with its towering skyscrapers and on the other side, one will see old Dubai overlooking Deira, a historically significant place, and the journey of Dubai will be traced in front of one’s eyes. It doesn’t stop at bridging the gap between the past and the present but through dedicated exhibitions, it also shows its visitors what Dubai would look like in future. Through augmented audio-visual aid the presentation of the 3 timelines is flawlessly portrayed. The monument remains yet another specimen of Dubai’s extraordinary growth and its aspiring legacy.
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As one goes inside the Dubai Frame, the whole visualisation of the future, past, and the present is laid in front of the eyes. With Dubai Frame Tickets you can experience the galleries of past, present, and future, the eventual changes of Dubai would be laid in front of your eyes
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Located just 8 km away from the Dubai Frame, The Burj Khalifa remains the world’s tallest free-standing structure. It has a history of holding records for the longest elevator travel distance and it is also where one of the highest restaurants in the world, Atmosphere Grill and Lounge, is located. To experience the unparalleled Burj Khalifa view, there are two observation decks - At The Top consisting of 124th and 125th floors as well as from one of the highest observation decks on the 148th floor.
At a distance of 3 km from Dubai Frame, Dubai Garden Glow is situated, featuring its vibrant and dreamy theme creating an imaginative world for you. It is the largest glow-in-the-dark garden exhibiting an amazing concept of utilising thousands of energy-saving Led lights and recycled dazzling fabric. Divided into 3 sections: the Art park, the garden glow, and the dinosaur park, each offers something fascinating. At Art Park, Dubai is represented in a miniature form, Glow Garden is an artificial garden illuminated with lights making it look surreal. It is known to be the ‘biggest dinosaur park’ that displays more than 100 animatronic dinosaurs featured by interactive labs.
Situated at a distance of 6.2 km from Dubai Frame, Dubai Dolphinarium welcomes you to a show where you would witness the dolphins and seals sing, dance, jump through hoops, perform acrobatic stunts and even paint. Be amazed at the mammal’s agility and intelligence as you see them perform the impossible. Before coming here, make sure to check the time slots of the show so that you can include this in your busy schedule.
Jumeirah Mosque is just at a distance of 5.9 km from the Dubai Frame and you could easily pay a visit to this marvellous architecture. It is one of the very few mosques in the UAE that allows non-muslims. The mosque exhibits mediaeval Fatimid architecture on stones. For a very minimal fee, you can add this mosque to your Dubai checklist. While you are here, soak in the devotional essence along with its architectural brilliance. The visitors could observe prayer and learn more about the customs of worship by asking questions under the banner ‘Open door, Open minds’.
Located just 7km away from Dubai Frame, Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club stands overlooking the Creek. Get a chance to experience a round of golf in the oasis situated right in the heart of the city. Fringed with date palms, coconut trees and shrubbery contribute to the tropical essence of the place. The clubhouse remains another surprise as it is fashioned in the style of traditional Arab Dhow. This is a famous place where many tourists click photos in front of the Dhow-shaped club. It exhibits Dubai’s seafaring culture while being modern in its approach.
Since the Dubai Frame is located at Zabeel Park, one could explore in and around the park. It is one of the largest parks of Dubai and also one of the first technology-driven green spaces. It is an ideal place for kids as it features a children's amusement complex and entertainment centre. Owing to its size, it is an ideal spot for barbeque and picnic. Occasionally it hosts seasonal flea markets that one can explore and during the cooler months it exhibits Dubai Garden Glow.
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1. Location : Al Kifaf, Zabeel Park, Gate 4, dubai UAE
2. Timing : The opening hours remain 9 am to 9m. Dubai Frame is open all year round, including weekends and public holidays, however the visit timings may vary during the month of Ramadan and public holidays.
3. How to Reach Dubai Frame:
By Bus: The nearest bus station to the Dubai Frame is Karama, from where it is a 4 min walk. Bus lines 21, 27, 29, 44, 61, 88, C10, E304 stop near Dubai Frame.
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