Can’t wait to see what the Expo 2020 Dubai site looks like? Well, now is your chance, because there’s going to be a bus tour providing sneak previews… and it’s free! Yay!
From July 20 to August 31 this year, Expo 2020 Dubai is inviting everyone to “The World’s Greatest Show in the Making” tour, which offers a glimpse of the event site. Constructions and preparations are well underway, with a huge portion now nearing completion.
Expo 2020 Dubai Offers Free Bus Tours to Event Site
Expo 2020 Dubai will be the first world expo to be held in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region. From October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021 — the event is expected to welcome around 25 million visitors — majority of them coming from outside the UAE.
Based on the theme, “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,” Expo 2020 Dubai shall bring together participants from 192 countries, not to mention representatives from different businesses, educational institutions, and multilateral organisations from all over the world.
The 4.38 square kilometre site is located near the Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South. Aside from multiple gatherings, meetings, and trade exhibits, Expo 2020 Dubai will feature spectacular pavilions showcasing the products and culture of participating countries.
Join “The World’s Greatest Show in the Making” Tour
As the Expo 2020 Dubai nears completion, organisers are now offering a free tour to anyone — regardless of nationality or age — who wants to see the site. It has been aptly dubbed, “The World’s Greatest Show in the Making” tour… an exciting preview of things to come!
Interested yet? The free bus tour will:
- Run from July 20 to August 31, 2019 — every Monday and Wednesday afternoon and all day on Saturdays
- Collect visitors from The Dubai Mall, Abu Dhabi Mall, and other pickup points in Sharjah and the northern emirates
- Take passengers to the Expo 2020 Dubai site, where they will see the Visitor Centre and other iconic structures
- Provide passengers with amazing trivia and information about the history of World Expos and Expo 2020 Dubai
“World Expos are famous for their groundbreaking architecture, from the Eiffel Tower in 1889 to the Space Needle in 1962,” stated Manal Al Bayat, Chief Community Engagement Officer, Expo 2020 Dubai. “This is an unprecedented opportunity for people in the UAE to come with their friends and families and take an early look at our own incredible structures that will soon be known far and wide – such as Al Wasl Plaza, the site’s beating heart, the falcon-inspired UAE Pavilion and the Sustainability Pavilion, which pushes the boundaries of eco-conscious design.”
“We can’t wait to welcome the world in 2020, but before then, we look forward to welcoming people from across the UAE to experience our site, which will host six months of unforgettable events and celebrations from October 2020,” she added.
As cited earlier, the free bus tour is open to anyone who has a valid photo ID. For more information and to book a seat, please visit https://www.expo2020dubai.com/hayyakum.
If you are just as thrilled as we are about the upcoming world expo, then let us take advantage of this free bus tour! Meanwhile, if you are a Filipino living in the UAE, check out these amazing photos of the Philippine Pavilion, which will be part of the Expo 2020 Dubai site!