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A Day at the Quranic Park, Dubai

Dubai is full of fantastic attractions and things to do. The amazing city has new and innovative places to see and you can never have enough of it. What attracts tourists to Dubai is the variety of experiences and the colourful attractions in the city. Thus, Dubai continues to mesmerize and make you wonder every time you visit. One of the latest addition to the wonders of Dubai is Quranic Park. Being a Muslim nation, the UAE is always trying to spread the peaceful and harmonious teachings of the Quran. And for this purpose, they have built the Quranic Park in Dubai. The Park is an excellent location to spend time with family while learning about the Islamic heritage and its Holy Book. Let’s see what all things you can find here and how to have an enjoyable time here.

Location and Entry

This Quranic Park is located in the Al Khawaneej area, which is about a half-hour drive from the city. Rashidiya is the nearest metro station and there are regular bus services which have stops close to the park.

Entrance Fees: The entry to the Quranic Park is free for all. But there is a small fee of 5 AED per person for entry to the Glass House and Cave of Miracles.

Timings: Quranic Park is open all day from 08:00 am to 10:00 pm. But the Glass House and Cave of Miracles are open from 09:00 am to 09:00 pm all days except Fridays. On Fridays, both open at 03:00 om and close at 09:00 pm.

Inside the Park

Quranic Park is a fun place to walk around and explore. One doesn’t need to be a religious person to enjoy the attractions here. The two main attractions are built with the idea of educating the visitors about the principle teachings of Islam. The theme of the Park is Quran based as it is the most sacred text in the Islamic religion. This is a place for all to come together and learn about the values that Islam religion upholds. Regardless of religion and origin, the park is a nice space for everyone to enjoy a calm and quiet day. Also, there are gardens and play areas where the kids can simply enjoy.

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Major Attractions in the Park

The Park has two main attractions to visit and both signify some important parts of the Quran.

1. Glass House

The Glass House of the Quranic Park houses a beautiful botanical garden. As per the theme, the plants here are not just ordinary plants, they are the 29 plants and trees mentioned in the Holy Quran. Also, you can also find detailed plaques here describing the importance of each plant and how it helps the human body. Spend some quality time here and go around the Glass House to take pictures. You can find screens in the park where you can read more about it and gain better knowledge.

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2. Cave of Miracles

The man-made caves in the Quranic Park showcase the seven miracles described in the Quran. This has significant importance in Islam religious beliefs. Because of the similarity, it has with Christianity, people from both religions can easily understand and relate to it. Also, the interactive display makes it easier to follow and each miracle is well marked too. This will be a unique experience which takes you through the journey of Islam. Get to know the stories of the different Prophets and their marvels.

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Other Attractions in the Park

There are beautiful gardens and walkways through which you can walk and take some nice pictures. The fountains and the walkway in between are designed to resemble the story of Prophet Musa parting the seas. Also, these gardens are well maintained and have exotic plants and fruits. Apart from these, there is a cool play area for kids with different activities to keep them engaged. Quranic Park has kiosks and a coffee shop which serves refreshments because you will be a bit tired of all the walking around. It also has cycling and jogging lanes if you feel the need to get around the park more easily. This is a full day experience into the peaceful and positive lessons of the Islamic religion. Also, it helps you to have a better understanding of the culture and history of the Islamic religion.

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