Keeping Expo Dubai 2020 memories alive and holding onto its legacy, the Expo City Dubai will make visitors relive their Expo experience. Officially open to the public on 1 October 2022, the Expo City Dubai has already had its soft opening from 1 September 2022 and is being visited by travellers from all over the world.
As announced by the authorities the legacy site, the Expo City Dubai is a transformation of the Expo 2020 Dubai exhibition that displays the most precious and beautiful ambitions of Dubai. If you who missed ticking Expo Dubai 2020 off your bucket list, now you can easily visit Expo City Dubai by booking cheap flights to Dubai now to live your dream.
What is the Expo City Dubai?
Built on the legacy of the Expo 2020 Dubai, the Expo City Dubai is an environment-friendly, clean, green, tech-advanced and human-centric city, that holds on to the most precious and beautiful ambitions of Dubai.
With the main focus on sustainability, Expo City Dubai aims to implement the three main characteristics, including:
- No single-use plastic.
- LEED-certified buildings demonstrating the highest levels of sustainable design, construction and operations.
- A human-centric city, accessible only by pedestrians with no cars or heavy vehicles, thus continuing Expo 2020’s sustainability legacy.
Moreover, the Expo City Dubai is a transformation of the Expo 2020 Dubai exhibit. Holding on to the legacy and keeping the memories of the mega-event alive, the Expo City Dubai will retain around 80% of the Expo 2020 Dubai’s infrastructure.
How to visit the Expo City Dubai site?
The Expo City Dubai site is easily accessible via the Dubai Metro Red Line, by taxi, by car or by bus. The most sustainable and affordable means of travelling is via the Dubai metro, which takes visitors from various locations in Dubai to the heart of the Expo City Dubai, the Expo 2020 station.
Visitors coming to visit the legacy site from all over the world can choose to stay inside the Expo City Dubai at the Rove hotel, or they can also choose to book other hotels around the area for better accessibility to the Expo City Dubai site.
What major attractions from Expo 2020 Dubai are already being displayed in Expo City Dubai?
Expo City Dubai displayed in its soft-opening from 1 September 2022, the most popular attractions of the Expo Dubai 2020, the Alif- the Mobility Pavilion, Terra- the Sustainability Pavilion, and the rotating observation tower Garden in the Sky to the public and has started receiving visitors from all over the world.
Allowing visitors to relive the Expo dream, the attractions are open to the public Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Moreover, the pavilions will continue to live on as “interactive educational experiences” in Expo City Dubai.
What Expo 2020 Dubai infrastructure will be at the Expo City Dubai?
Although some major attractions from the Expo 2020 Dubai are already open to the public in the legacy site’s soft launch, around 80% of the Expo 2020 Dubai infrastructure is reported to be retained in the Expo City Dubai starting 1 October 2022.
The major tourist favourites from the mega-event including the Al Wasl Plaza, the surreal and gravity-defying water feature, the falcon-inspired UAE Pavilion, the Vision Pavilion, the award-winning Women’s Pavilion of Saudi Arabia, and the children’s playgrounds and carousels from Expo 2020 Dubai will all be exhibited in the Expo City Dubai, to the visitors starting 1 October 2022.
What else can we expect from Expo City Dubai?
In a major move to hold on to the legacy of Expo 2020 Dubai, the environment-friendly Expo City Dubai will also house the prestigious Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC), a highly sought-after venue that hosted numerous global summits, conferences, and concerts. As a part of this, the Dubai Exhibition Centre will continue to host a variety of conferences, events and activations.
Furthermore, towards the end of the year 2022, Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opportunity Pavilion will be turned into the Expo 2020 Dubai Museum and will be retained in the Expo City Dubai, celebrating Expo 2020 Dubai’s success and highlighting the history and impact of World Expos.
Where to book tickets for the Expo City Dubai?
Generally, the tickets for admission to Expo City Dubai are free of cost. However, tickets to visit the pavilions will cost around Dh50 (USD 13.61).
Apart from this, tickets to visit the attractions will also be free for children of age 12 and below, and the People of Determination.