The Dubai skyline is already stunning but how would it look from 688 feet in the air? Breath-taking doesn’t really cover it.
The Ain Dubai or Dubai Eye which is the highest observation wheel in the whole world has finally come full circle. It’s incredible to see how much work has been done just in the last 7-8 months. Check out the pictures uploaded by Dubai Media Office below:
Though the opening date of the Ain Dubai is still under wraps, it’s set to be open to the public sometime this year. Built to be a popular spot for locals and tourists alike, the Ain Dubai will give you amazing 360-degree views of Dubai, it’s skyline, famous landmarks like Burj Khalifa and Jumeirah Beach, and more.
To celebrate this stunning structure coming a full circle, we’ve got 10 facts about the Ain Dubai you should know. Check them out.
Ain Dubai – things you should know about it
- The Ain Dubai was previously named the ‘Dubai-I’. That’s a bit of knowledge you can pass on to your kids when they look at the structure in awe.
- It’s located on the man-made Bluewaters Island Development off the Jumeirah Beach Resort coastline.
- Ain Dubai will have 48 fully-equipped capsules which have the capacity to hold up to 1,400 passengers. Each capsule is said to be so large that you can have a casual stroll in them.
- The project which was started in 2013 was set to be completed in 2015 but was pushed till 2018. Some things are just worth the wait.
- Some capsules in the Ain Dubai will be private ‘fine-dining’ pods that will seat up to 12 guests. 6 Premium Capsules will also offer an upscale licensed bar. So, if you’re looking to take your dinner party to the next level you know where to go.
Dubai Eye attractions
The £1 billion Bluewaters Island Development by Meeras will also house the world-famous Madame Tussauds museum, shopping malls, hotels, landscaped gardens, multi-cuisine restaurants and residential apartment buildings. The Ain Dubai will be air-conditioned with smart climate control to beat the Dubai heat and will boast contemporary sleek interiors including LED TV’s, stone flooring and Corian® benches.
At 688 feet, it will be the tallest observation wheel in the world, beating the iconic 442 feet London Eye and the 548 feet High Roller in Las Vegas. Just another reason to #visitdubai. The double-glazed Ain Dubai capsules are designed with ultraviolet and infrared protection which are used to produce military aircraft canopies. Talk about dedication to the art.
For the adrenaline junkies, the Ain Dubai will have the highest rope-climbing platform in the world. Of course, all climbers will be personally assisted, and the structure will be equipped with the best safety features. No lawsuits here.
We hope you’re just as excited to visit Ain Dubai and will book your ticket for the first day, first ride. It’s a historical moment and an amazing landmark for Dubai!