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Encounter Zone

Middle-East : Dubai : Dubai Attractions : Dubai Theme Parks

Those who are fond of shopping any- and everywhere in the world might have already heard of Wafi City, with its Wafi Mall, the big pyramid like shopping centre, situated in the Al Nasr district of Dubai close to Dubai Creek. Wafi City is not only offering unlimited chances to shop, but also to have fun in its fun park, the Encounter Zone. The Encounter Zone is located within Wafi, and gives a great chance to have a great relaxing time before, after or even during their shopping spree.


The huge shopping area is not the only characteristic that makes Wafi City so different from the other shopping cities, but also its style, specifically made by the inspiration taken from the ancient Egypt. When walking in Wadi city, we might feel as if we are taking a journey to Egypt.


Wafi, together with its Encounter Zone Theme Park has been opened in 2001 and immediately become one of the most visited shopping –entertainment zones of Dubai. The huge complex developed and operated by Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, a very well known hotel and real-estate company from Canada. The hotel within Wafi city is sensational, called the Pyramids equipped with every contemporary and authentic decorations, all must-haves, to create a nice pyramid interior, of course way sunnier than the inside of pyramid. Encounter Zone is located within the larger than large Wafi Mall and while one part of it consists mainly of quarter restaurants, bars offering various attractions from food to dancing, its other part has all the fun for children to enjoy.


Among the numerous facilities and attractions of the Encounter Zone, we must mention the beautiful rooftop gardens created in order for the guests to relax, and to enjoy the many live-shows of entertaining artists, with topics taken from the Arabic folklore, dances and music of the Emirates. The restaurants located in the Encounter zone are all high quality ones, offering specialities in diverse cuisine.


The zone planned to house attractions for the children within Encounter Zone, called Lunarland offering a great playing-time for children of every age from toddler to teenager. The entire area is a proof of colourful imagination, on the design and the toys of Lunarland. The facilities here range from computer-games to rollercoaster, also including funny shows such as the Horror Show and the Crystal Maze. There are 3D movies featured in the cinema of Encounter Zone. One can play paintball as well.


The Encounter zone is overall a great place for everyone. A single day is just not enough to try out just everything among the many attractions and shows that this magical place has to offer. When in Dubai, never miss the chance to visit the Wafi City together with its Encounter Zone, offering a fun-day for all the family. Encounter Zone is open every day of the week with the sole exception of Fridays. There is no entrance fee only when it comes to the electronic toys.