Things to do Inside Dubai Frame
It’s no doubt that Dubai is famous for its modern and breathtaking architecture. The city has been transformed and curated over the last few decades to cater to the needs of travelers of all preferences. It is now a city with many faces, one which has hosted over 20 million tourists annually. One of its more recent marvels and now an important cultural landmark is the Dubai Frame, situated in Zabeel Park. This 150-meter-high glass bridge that opened in January 2018, gives visitors a glimpse of Dubai’s past, present, and future. Also known as Berwaz Dubai, one of the highlights of this unique structure is the glass skywalk deck that stretches across a length of 93 meters, connecting both sides of the Dubai Frame. Here’s a list of all the information you need to explore inside Dubai Frame.
- Also Known As: Golden Frame Dubai, Dubai Photo Frame, and “The biggest picture frame on the planet”.
- Location: Gate 4, Zabeel Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Get directions.
- Opening: Dubai Frame was opened to the public in 2018. Learn more about Dubai Frame.
- Timings: 9 AM - 9 PM. Plan your visit to the Dubai Frame.
- Dubai Frame height: 150.24 m (493 ft)
- Dubai Frame width: 95.53 m (313 ft)
- Number of visitors per year: The Dubai Frame was visited by 17.73 million people in 2019.
Dubai Frame: Inside Look
As the Dubai Frame stands as a landmark connecting two different facets of the city, one can learn about its past, present, and future — all under one roof. Here are some things to do and see inside Dubai Frame.
Visit the Museum
Starting from the Mezzanine floor, visitors can experience the history of the city through the 'Old Dubai Gallery', where they can discover the past via multimedia exhibitions. Witness the city’s evolution from a fishing village to a thriving modern metropolis by gaining one-of-a-kind insight about Emirati heritage. Before you make your way through the panoramic elevators, go back in time and get a multi-sensory take on the old city, as various sights, sounds, and smells bring ‘Old Dubai’ back to life.
As you head towards the Sky deck level on the glass bridge connecting the two towers, you will get an uninterrupted panoramic view of the city from all sides. To the north, you will see 'Old Dubai', and to the south, 'New Dubai'. You will gain inside knowledge and insights into the development of the city through augmented reality and activated screens. Learn more about the skyscrapers and landmarks, along with the different aspects of present Dubai, such as architecture, economy, and infrastructure, all in a three-dimension setting.
Future of Dubai
End your journey by visiting the 'Future Dubai Gallery', as you go down the Vortex tunnel, which is located on the other side of the mezzanine level. Here, you can see what the city has to offer over the next five decades through audio-visual exhibits and interactive displays. The tunnel acts as a time machine taking you into the future of Dubai, creating a futuristic illusion of what the city will look like in 2050. Enjoy a spectacular depiction of the future with visual and auditory effects to make the experience more exciting!
Walk Across the Glass Bridge
The elevator ride to the skywalk takes about 75 seconds and allows visitors to take in the unfurling of the magnificent views of the city through its glass panels. This state of the art glass bridge is located 150 meters from the ground and gives visitors the most scintillating and picturesque views of the city. Walk along the glass bridge and take some spectacular photos of the city or look down through the glass floor to get a rush by noticing how high off the ground you are!
Take a Selfie
Aside from capturing the stunning panoramic views, you can also take some fun selfies with views of this modern city and its commendable architectural layout in the background. Take some unique and epic pictures of yourself for social media, or just for the sake of memory. Be creative and seize the moment by taking pictures just outside with the world’s largest picture frame in the background or of the sprawling city of Dubai from the Dubai Frame. After all, who doesn’t love a good selfie?
Enjoy a Delicious Meal
What better way to start the day than to have breakfast with an unforgettable view? You can now book a breakfast session at the top of Dubai Frame between 6 AM to 8 AM, where you can enjoy fresh coffee and decadent pastries. Depending on your palate, you can also choose from nearby restaurants including Zam Zam Mandi Restaurant, Pind Da Dhaba, Zou Zou Restaurant, Baku Cafe, Yamonote Uptown Mirdiff, and Saleem’s of Delhi. With these varied choices, there’s bound to be something for everyone.