This place is seriously beautiful.
Growing up, most of us learned about Islam through our family, school or qari sahabs. However, it seems that people in Dubai, have the opportunity to breathe new life into the teachings and stories of our religion.
There is now a ‘Quranic Park’ in Dubai, that offers to give you a whole new view of our sacred history.
And it is absolutely beautiful.
The park, located in Al Khawaneej, offers anyone who is interested in learning about Islamic heritage a whole new way to experience and learn about the culture and teachings of our religion.
All 64-hectares of the park is open to children, families and individuals and anyone else who wishes to visit and learn about the history of Islam. The Park is absolutely beautiful inside, lined with exotic trees, flowers, plants and orchards to depict the beauty of Islam and the creations within.
Apart from the natural beauty, pathways lined with solar powered trees with benches that can charge your phones are a special added touch, bringing the teachings of Islam side by side to the modernity of today’s day and age. The Park itself also invites visitors to explore two featured attractions, The ‘Glass House’ and the ‘Cave of Miracles.’ So let’s start with the house, shall we?
The Quranic Parks’ Glass House, houses 29 specific plants and trees that have been mentioned in the Quran and the Sunnah.
Some of these species include the olive tree, fig, black henna, oud, aloe vera and many others. Apart from being displayed beautifully, the plants are also accompanied by information about them and if they are mentioned in the Quran or the Sunnah.
The plants are constantly monitored and taken care of through automatic watering systems and can also be seen from an observation deck within the house.
Next up, we have the ‘Cave of Miracles.’
A man-made cave, the Cave of Miracles depicts miracles throughout the history of Islam. As most of us know, the significance of caves in Islam is pretty major, so the fact that visitors have the chance to walk through a simulation of the actual events, is absolutely amazing.
Imagine being a kid and walking through this cave, seeing the teachings and stories of the Quran come to life, it truly is an amazing opportunity.
Entry to the park is pretty much free with an entry fee of 5 Dirhams to the two main attractions. For residents of Dubai, you’re going to want to visit this ASAP and for those visiting, you definitely may want to put this at the top of your list.
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