The waterfront destination will have the largest aquarium in the Middle East…

A new dining and entertainment destination will open in Abu Dhabi at the end of 2020. Called Al Qana, the waterfront tourist destination is located on the historic natural Khor Al Maqta, close to Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. 

The development is scheduled to open in the final quarter of 2020 and promises to offer visitors an ‘unparalleled modern lifestyle experience’. 

Al Qana’s 2.4 kilometre stretch will include a range of attractions including the Middle East’s largest aquarium, a VR park, outdoor skatepark and cinema, as well as a range of dining outlets.

Al Qana also promises to include landscaped community spaces that are aimed at encouraging social interaction within its seven key districts. Many of the features will be focused towards promoting a healthy, well-balanced lifestyle to improve the happiness of Abu Dhabi’s residents and tourists.

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Moataz Mashal, Managing Director of developer BII said, “In line with the capital’s vision for 2030, this new landmark destination will play a key role in supporting the government to realise its vision of enhancing Abu Dhabi’s status as one the world’s most popular destinations for business, leisure, lifestyle and entertainment.”

“Al Qana will offer a new lifestyle for residents through exciting dining destinations and convenient facilities, whilst also being an attractive place for tourists to visit, in close proximity to many of the most famous landmarks in the capital” he added.

The landmark will be situated in the heart of the city, near to other popular attractions such as Warner Bros, Ferrari World and Louvre Abu Dhabi. Once complete, the project aims to increase the tourism levels of the city and boost the economy.

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