The magical winter season in Dubai is almost here! This is the time when a part of Dubai’s landscape transforms into a colorful spectacle of blooms! The Dubai Miracle Garden gears up to unveil its enchanting floral sights for its winter break tourists. It is a thriving, colorful oasis right in the middle of Dubai’s desert weather and ultra-modern ambiance that appears only during the cooler months of Dubai. Keen to know more about Dubai Miracle Garden? Come, let us take a virtual tour through this enchanting world filled with blossoms.
But first a little insight into Dubai Miracle Garden.
Dubai is a city known for its sheer perseverance to achieve the best and the impossible. The city has numerous achievements to its name that are record-breaking and iconic in the world. Dubai Miracle Garden is one such impossible vision that became a reality even in the most duress climate and situations. Dubai proudly shows off Dubai Miracle Garden to the world for six months annually. One cannot imagine the grandeur of this garden until they visit the attraction. This seasonal garden is a sprawling 72000 sq.ft horticultural wonder that is bursting at its seams with a kaleidoscope of floral hues and fragrance. Believe it or not, the Garden is home to over 50 million flowers of all kinds of species. Located in Dubailand, this stunning attraction welcomed its first visitors on Valentine’s Day in 2013. The largest natural floral garden in the world puts up an extravagant floral show from mid-November till April every year. This botanical wonderland has to be in a Dubai visitor’s itinerary as it is one of the most popular places to visit in Dubai.
The sights are soothing to the soul and starkly contrast to the otherwise realm filled with modern and luxury elements. Here are some must-see installations to view in Dubai Miracle Garden
1. Floral Clock
Adorned in petunias, calendulas, and other colorful flowers, this 15-meter high floral clock is one of the many magnificent floral installations that have garnered the attention of tourists. The manicured landscaping adds an alluring charm to this beautiful display.
2. Emirates A380
This colossal floral creativity got Dubai Miracle Garden its second title at the Guinness Books of World Records. This floral outdoor attraction managed to pull off the largest installation of a floral plane in the world and has maintained it preciously every year. An actual shell of the Emirate’s double-decker shell is sheathed in a variety of flowers blossoms – a feat that can be achieved only by Dubai and a marvel worth visiting.
3. Disney Avenue
In collaboration with Disney, Dubai Miracle Garden is the only place in UAE to visit your favourite Disney characters. At Disney Avenue, you come across an assortment of floral dioramas of your favourite Disney toons. Among them, the mammoth-sized Mickey Mouse installation made out of fresh colorful flowers and plants is impressive to view. Disney Avenue brings the magic of Disney to the Dubai Miracle Gardens and it is one of the most noteworthy attractions to visit inside this exquisite garden.
4. Hearts and Butterfly Passage
Feel your heart lighten and sense the flood of happiness when you see a floral alley carved in hearts and butterfly shapes. Each installation is designed with a trellis of flowers and creepers intertwined in layers to create a picture-perfect attraction. A great spot for couples to take a stroll through the floral fragrance and capture some beautiful memories in the camera.
5. Lost Paradise
Dubai Miracle Garden also has an underground floral patch teeming with a variety of blossoms. Tapering 20 feet below, the landscape has a fascinating landscape made up of floral houses and alleyways
6. Umbrella streets
Take a break from the sweltering sun under the canopy of colorful umbrellas. These narrow lanes with suspended umbrellas act as roof shade offering a resting spot for visitors to take a break from the garden walks and just relax and enjoy the floral scenic vistas.
7. 3D Floral dioramas
A unique way of floral arrangements, 3D dioramas grace your sight at various sections in the Dubai Miracle Garden. While exploring the garden you will come across 3D floral shapes and structures such as huge mushrooms, birds, and animals which are the quite eye-catching and picturesque spot to click some Instagram-worthy pictures.
8. Floral Castles
Enjoy a sumptuous dining experience amid a fairytale ambiance. The floral castles are huge vertical garden installations that also have small cafes where you can take a pause and grab a bite while enjoying the colorful surroundings.
8. Lake Park
A petite paradise within the Dubai Miracle Garden where you can enjoy a tranquil time on a lakeshore. A beautifully created man-made lake sits right in the middle of this landscape patch which is surrounded by floral houses and boats. It is one of the most serene attractions to just sit and relax amid the natural beauty inside the Garden.
Step into Dubai Miracle Garden and you leave behind the reality and hustle-bustle of life. Surrounded by millions of hues and blossoms, you feel immersed in tranquillity at this floral dreamland.
Author – Monica Singh is a freelance travel writer by profession. She is particularly fond of travelling and loves to jot down her experiences and cultural diversities of different countries.