GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Real Estate

 
  Share

Milestone move (to Al Montazah Parks) provides more stunning views

Of Sharjah's key attractions in a new era of city's tourism

Sharjah, 7 March, 2018:  In a monumental move for Sharjah's most recognisable landmark, the iconic Eye of the Emirates wheel is to be completely relocated from its home of 13 years at Al Qasba to Al Montazah Parks, the emirate's premiere amusement and water park, providing even more spectacular bird's eye views across the landscape to a larger number of residents and visitors.

The move will provide the plethora of the emirate's tourists supreme panoramas over the city's major attractions and famous markets, such as the Central Souq, Al Jubail Souq, Al Majaz Waterfront, Khalid Lagoon, The Flag Island, Al Noor Island, Al Noor Mosque, and various government entities in Al Layya, while being easily accessible to visitors, marking a new era for the wheel and opening a brand new avenue of tourism investment for Sharjah.

HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq said: “We are enormously grateful to His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member Ruler of Sharjah for his support and confidence in this project.  

The relocation of the Eye of the Emirates, Sharjah's icon, to Al Montazah Parks aligns with Shurooq's strategy that aims to develop its tourist and recreational destinations, and provide residents and visitors with the opportunity to enjoy Shurooq's attractions. The new location of the Eye of the Emirates will enhance its importance, given the broader views it will feature.”

“The Eye of the Emirates will be one of the array of state-of-the-art facilities and world-class services at Al Montazah Park that meet the aspiration of all visitors, especially that at the new location it will overlook many premiere tourist destinations in the Emirate of Sharjah. It will have a positive impact on the flow of tourists and visitors and provide them with the opportunity to enjoy a horizontal bird's eye view of the city,” Al Sarkal added.

Inaugurated in 2005, the Eye of the Emirates wheel is one of Sharjah's most instantly recognisable landmarks, and since then the Eye of Emirates spanned its wheel for hundreds of thousands of people. It is 60 meters high and has 42 cabins. Over the last 13 years, it has become part of the aesthetic identity of the emirate and a tourist icon that is regularly featured on media and social media platforms. The Eye of the Emirates will continue to be Sharjah's symbolic icon attracting visitors, families and tourists, taking them on a memorable spin in the midst of the emirate's most festive, celebratory and cultural seasons. 

The Eye of the Emirates is also recognised for being a beacon of many celebrations Sharjah undergoes and for witnessing numerous events from cultural and art related, to entertainment and family oriented activities, and National occasions and celebrations; such as the Sharjah Islamic Culture Capital, which the emirate was awarded for in 2014, placing the insignia of the new brand at the centre of the Ferris wheel. This year, the Eye of the Emirates celebrates the Year of Zayed, placing the famous symbol of the late founding father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan at the centre of the Ferris wheel. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6039 times
Posted on : Thursday, March 8, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Evonik Acrylics Africa expands with a new location in Cape Town
Next Story : Danube Properties is all set to sparkle with their latest “Jewelz”.
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Grand Mall Opens the 52nd Outlet in Al Musallah - Sharjah
Meet the FOREO family as they share their top tips for radiant skin during the ...
LOOTAH Perfumes launches four new springtime fragrances for Him and Her
Amani Glam Collection
LOOTAH Perfumes launches fragrant oud ‘Ambwood'
Three Trends to Try with Palladio Beauty
Experience 5 Seconds to New Skin with OXYGEN-PEEL from Filorga
Lip Stick to my Heart - GOSH New Collections
Lexus sweeps two podium finishes at round two of 2018 AUTOBACS SUPER GT 500 series
bebe Launches First Ever Ramadan Capsule Collection
Carrera UAE Exhibition
Max Fashion Reveals Latest 2018 Fashion Trends at Exclusive Trunk Show
New Master Maserati Driving Courses for 2018
Care for your baby's sensitive skin with Corine de Farme
Toyota Rush makes a new beginning in the UAE
Spinneys Puts Local Food Heroes in the Spotlight this Ramadan
Ramadan-Inspired Sandro SS18 Pieces
‘Tree of Life' Continues to Change Lives at Arabian Center, This Ramadan
Ethereum - Second In A Series Of Exclusive Cryptocurrency Watches Launched
Enhance your natural beauty while staying active with The Body Shop's Sportify M...
Global Light and Power Celebrates 10 Years with the Opening of their New Showroo...
Mads Mikkelsen Spotted on Red Carpet at Cannes Wearing Ulysse Nardin Masterpiece
RAK Diabetes Center in Jumeirah offering Free Lifestyle wellness checks and Diet...
Dubai Holy Quran Radio launches new special programmes for Ramadan
Beautiful Kaftans for Ramadan from GUESS
Celebrate a Traditional Ramadan at the First Swissôtel in Dubai
Diabetes & Ramadan (DAR) Alliance and Sanofi introduce new integrated digital hu...
HydroPeptide Launches Solar Defense Products in UAE
Pottery Barn Kids Launches Baby Registry Service to Welcome Newborns
Get Voluminous Eyelashes and Eyebrows with Rodial's Lash and Brow Booster Serum
Make Ramadan Better With the Gift of Sharing
Aru Impressed with Team Spirit as Italian Champion Secures Top Ten Finish
The Balmain de Balmain II Mini is a true win-win
Ikea Yas Island Recognised as One of the Brand's Best Stores in the World
Facebook Launches Youth Portal, a Central Place for Teens
Celebrate The Holy Month Of Ramadan With The Night Picnic At Tub Of Butter
Hour Choice Presents Coach Perry Collections – Ramadan Exclusive
LG G7 Thinq Offers Deep AI Integration for Maximum User Convenience
Karl Lagerfeld Celebrates Fall / Winter 2018 Collection
Marchon Eyewear New Collections
CND™ Boho Spirit: The Collection Summer 2018 Shades
Global Rollout of LGG7 Thinq Gets Underway
Breitling's Navitimer 8 Collection Arrives in The Middle East
Google launches new feature on Search to mark Ramadan
Stay connected with your loved ones this Ramadan season with the Nokia smartphones
Celebrate Father's Day in 'Swiss Style' with Raymond Weil.
Charity event brings early Ramadan spirit to children of determination and their...
Etihad Airways Introduces Ai Robot Sophia to Abu Dhabi
OMEGA Welcomes Sailing Sensations Peter Burling and Blair Tuke as Brand Ambassadors
Elvis Presley's OMEGA Sells for a World Record CHF 1,500,000 at Auction