Developer Meydan has announced the launch of Meydan One featuring a 711m-high residential tower, a huge new mall complete with a retractable roof, the world’s largest indoor ski slope, a 25,000 sq metres indoor sports facility, the biggest dancing fountains in the world, and a beach.
Located in the area between the Meydan Hotel and Al Khail Road, the project is scheduled to be completed “before 2020”, according to statement from the developer.
“This development is a forward thinking, interactive enterprise geared towards the Dubai of tomorrow. The encouragement and support we have received in the past from our trusted partners will now help the Meydan One development come to life. The first phase will be completed as Dubai prepares to host the World Expo 2020,” said Saeed Humaid Al Tayer, Meydan’s Chairman.
Meydan One Mall
The Meydan One Mall will cover an area of 25,000 square metres with restaurants, cafes and luxury retailers, and a retractable roof which opens in the winter months.
Longest indoor ski slope
Next to the mall will be an indoor ski slope, expected to be the world’s longest at 1.2 kilometres. The current ski slope in Mall Of The Emirates stretches 0.4 kilometres.
Tallest residential tower
The Dubai One, expected to be the world’s tallest residential tower, and its connected podium will include almost 900 residential apartments and a five-star hotel.
Sports and leisure
There will also be a yacht club and an indoor multi-purpose sport facility with a 5.3 kilometes of bicycle and jogging trails. Meanwhile outdoors, you’ll find tennis, football, basketball, volleyball, a baseball batting cage, lacrosse, and hockey facilities.
Largest dancing fountain
The ambitious project also plans to include a dancing fountain, expected to be the world’s largest at more than 420 meters in length as well as a gigantic Meydan Arena that’s able to host sporting events, live concerts and theatrical shows.
There’s even plans for a beach in the heart of the city. The 300m long beach will offer visitors swimming, paddle boats, sea kayaking, beach volleyball as well as direct access to a new waterpark.
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