The UAE is acceptable invited world-famous attraction Madame Tussauds, which is acceptable to unfastened successful Dubai aboriginal this year.
The celebrity-led wax depository volition unfastened connected Bluewaters Island, with relation Merlin Entertainment Ltd yet to uncover the statues that volition instrumentality pridefulness of spot astatine the venue.
What tin you find successful Madame Tussauds Dubai?
While immoderate the details are inactive nether wraps, the operators person revealed that Madame Tussauds Dubai volition diagnostic 60 ‘global stars’, which volition besides see 16 marque caller wax figures from the Middle East region, including Lebanese singers Nancy Ajram and Maya Diab.
Other salient planetary icons to beryllium featured determination volition see Hollywood’s starring celebs specified arsenic Tom Cruise, Vin Diesel, Jennifer Lawrence, Jackie Chan, on with Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif and Kareena Kapoor Khan.
Sports volition beryllium represented by the likes of Lewis Hamilton, Sachin Tendulkar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Meanwhile, globally acclaimed philharmonic icons specified arsenic Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Will Smith and Pharrell Williams, and the world’s apical leaders specified arsenic erstwhile US President Donald Trump, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping volition besides beryllium featured.
Find your theme
The attraction volition beryllium located adjacent to Ain Dubai, the world’s largest reflection wheel, making it the first-ever Madame Tussauds acquisition successful the GCC.
Visitors volition beryllium capable to research 7 themed rooms — Leaders, Fashion, Film & Media, Bollywood, Sports and Music Party — with guests fixed an accidental to measurement into a Indian movie accumulation to instrumentality a representation with Khan’s statue, oregon marque the intolerable imaginable by taking a selfie with world TV stars Kylie and Kendall Jenner.
Visitors tin besides marque their manner dreams travel existent by posing with supermodel Cara Delevingne oregon amusement disconnected their shot skills adjacent to Ronaldo.
Within each portion determination are interactive experiences for guests to enjoy, including: a code podium successful the leaders country oregon a accidental to person beverage with the Queen. Others tin take to locomotion the runway with Delevingne, beryllium successful a director’s seat oregon thrust pillion with Cruise portion reliving the glory from 'Days of Thunder'.
The Bollywood country volition diagnostic a creation interactive, formal up props and the accidental to thrust a rickshaw with Salman Khan. While a punishment sprout interactive and a winners podium volition diagnostic successful the sports room, and a projected interactive creation level volition support the enactment going successful the euphony room.
Home to hundreds of famed personalities
Madame Tussauds archetypal opened its doors successful 1835 successful London, and has astir 200 years of practice to its name. Each fig is created utilizing the expertise of sculptors who usage the aforesaid techniques immortalised by the celebrated Marie Tussaud.
To make a azygous beingness similar fig it takes an creator 12 weeks successful total, and during that clip they papers 500 precise assemblage measurements, insert existent hairsbreadth strand by strand, use countless layers of paints to physique up the tegument tones, and more. This full process helps to execute the unthinkable likeness that has made Madame Tussauds satellite renowned for implicit 2 centuries.
The clip and craftsmanship is besides reflected successful the worth of the figure, which tin outgo up to Dh700,000, depending connected the item required.
Some of the celebrated personalities you volition spot successful the signifier of a waxed statue astatine the main operations successful London would beryllium the British royal family, on with planetary stars specified arsenic Michael Jackson, Madonna, George Clooney, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, on with politicians including Barack Obama.
The outlet successful Dubai volition beryllium the 25th Madame Tussauds attraction, with erstwhile openings successful New York, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, Sydney and truthful on.
“As 1 of the satellite leaders successful location-based entertainment, we are delighted to beryllium launching the archetypal ever Madame Tussauds successful the GCC, Dubai, aboriginal this year. In summation to well-known planetary figures, the caller Madame Tussauds volition besides beryllium location to figures celebrated successful the Middle East including Nancy Ajram and Maya Diab, alongside different figures which we volition denote precise soon. The caller attraction volition supply an immersive and exhilarating acquisition for visitors to bask the celebrated satellite of renowned celebrities and personalities,” Meike Lippert, Senior Divisional Director Midway Europe and Global New Openings, Merlin Entertainments, said successful a statement.
Sanaz Kollsrud, General Manager of Madame Tussauds Dubai added: “It is simply a thrilling acquisition to bring the iconic Madame Tussauds to the UAE. This volition beryllium the 25th variation of our wax attraction and volition beryllium a archetypal successful the GCC. We mean to bring a full caller amusement acquisition to the breathtaking portfolio of attractions successful Dubai and cement Bluewaters’ presumption arsenic a planetary tourer destination.”