The ‘Al Quran Park’, which has been opened on Friday 29 March 2019 in Dubai’s Al Khawaneej area, provides the visitors a great opportunity to learn more about the Holy Quran.
The Park aims to provide information and intellectual communication with different religions , cultures, and peoples to show the achievements of Islam in the field of plant ecology.
The Park is built on 60-hectare and have all types of plants which are mentioned in the Quran. The Holy Quran Park has a beautiful main entrance, an Islamic garden, Umrah corner, administration building, children’s play area , outdoor theatre, areas for showing the miracles of the Quran, fountains, bathrooms, a glass building, a desert garden, a palm oasis, a lake, a running track, a cycling track and a sandy walking track.
There are 54 plants mentioned in the Holy Quran including pomegranate, fig, olive, corn, leek, garlic, onion, lentil, barley, wheat, ginger, pumpkin, watermelon, tamarind, seders, vineyards, bananas etc, you can find all these plants in the Park.
This beautiful Park has opened after completing the paving of 8,000 square meters and the provision of 200 parking spaces.The total cost of the project is estimated at around Dh27 million.
Dubai Municipality’s Director General Dawood Abdul Rahman Al Hajiri announced that this without walls park allows everyone to benefit from its several facilities with the free entrance (only to the Cave of Miracles)and the Glass House at just AED 10 for each visitor . He further said that among the most important elements of the project is the Glass House containing the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran and Sunnah, which grow under maintained temperatures and special environmental determinants.
“In addition to the solar energy trees, inspired by the art of Arabic and Islamic fonts designed specifically for the Quran Park project, it also contains solar panels, Wi-Fi system, phone-charging stations and shaded seating for visitors.”
The Cave of Miracles, which contains seven miracles mentioned in the Quran, displays them with the latest interactive techniques.
The Park also includes several kiosks in all gardens to display information on all types of plants and cultivated trees, their uses in food and medicine, as well as the verses mentioned in the Quran.
“The site of the strategic project in Khawaneej area, covering an area of 60 hectares, aims to present the values of Islam, which is the religion of tolerance, love and peace.
“It is a strong doctrine that embraces all social and human virtues. Peace is one of the principles of Islam that has deep roots in the hearts of Muslims and has become a part of their existence and the goal of Islam on earth.
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