Dubai theme park to showcase canal attraction

Dubai-based developer Meraas Holding has announced an additional grand entrance plaza and canal development to interconnect its three theme parks in Dubai's Jebel Ali.

The kilometre-long canal in the desert plied by water taxis is set to be the star attraction of the entrance plaza.

The first phase of the project will comprise three theme parks - Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai, and Legoland Dubai – and will now also include Riverpark, a waterside retail and dining development.  

The plaza will also feature an expansive arena for hosting community events, street entertainment and a range of outdoor activities.  

The first phase of the development is set to be completed in 2016.  

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