Dubai to build its own “Venice” – PHOTOS


 A large recreation center called “Floating Venice” which will be partially located under water will be built in Dubai, Report informs citing the Russian media.

In particular, it is planned to build 414 apartments in the resort, which will be located on four levels, with one under water. Almost half of them will take underwater spas, gyms and shops.

It is planned to transport guests from the lobby to the apartments using gondolas through artificial channels. The large-scale project worth $680 million will be completed in 2021.

Notably, the “Venice” is part of the project ” The Heart of Europe “, which is an artificial island complex copying European countries and cities. It includes seven islands, decorated in the architectural traditions of Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, classical Europe and even St. Petersburg.