“Weaving thousands of stories into a single, cohesive Gulf.”
GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is an economic and political union that strives to unlock the Arabian Gulf region’s potential via cooperation and innovation. They put their own touch on the idea of unity, weaving thousands of stories from the Gulf Cooperation Council into a golden centrepiece. Inside, six thread groups (representing Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, the GCC’s six member states) take you on a journey of the region’s landscape, history, and connected cultures. These threads intertwine and twist into a stunning golden knot in the pavilion’s enormous central dome.
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Explore the hidden gems of GCC Countries:
UAE- GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020
Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant:
The Barakah plant is an important part of the UAE’s efforts to diversify its energy sources and will provide clean and efficient energy to homes, businesses and government facilities while reducing the nation’s carbon footprint. When fully operational, the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant is expected to prevent up to 22 million tons of carbon emissions every year, equivalent to removing 4.8 million cars from the roads.
Umm al Quwain Museum:
Umm Al Quwain Fort, also known as the Al Ali Fort, is located in the city of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ed Dur (or Ed Dour) is one of the largest archaeological sites in the UAE and is listed among the most important lost cities of Arabia. You will also find exhibits showcasing the history of the war in the region at the UAQ Museum, especially old cannons.
The area still retains the traditional look and feel of the city. Some buildings in the area are more than 150 years old and the museum is still one of the best-maintained structures.
Go on a journey through possible futures and bring hope and knowledge back to the present. The Museum of the Future is an exhibition space for innovative and futuristic ideologies, services, and products. Located in the Financial District of Dubai, UAE, the Museum of the Future has three main elements: a green hill, a building, and a void. Founded by the Dubai Future Foundation.
Castle of Dhaya:
Dhayah Fort, a castle-like structure, is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List and stands proud amidst the arid mountains and fertile date wadis of northern Emirate Ras Al Khaimah. The fort forms the centre of this lush oasis and boasts spectacular views from the mountains across palm trees and verdant lands to neighbouring Oman and down to the sea.
Al Noor Mosque:
Sharjah has over 600 Mosques, but the Al Noor Mosque is often regarded as the most famous. The word Noor in Arabic means “light”. The Al Noor Mosque stands majestically beside the Khalid Lagoon on Buhaira Corniche.
The Al Noor Mosque was built by order of the wife of the ruler of Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed al Qassimi, and completed in 2005. It can house 2,200 people in total for prayer which includes 400 in the ladies’ section and 1,800 in the men’s section.
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque:
Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the world’s largest mosques and an architectural masterpiece that beautifully combines Islamic architecture and design.
Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Founder of the UAE, had the mosque built in the capital city Abu Dhabi to create a cultural haven that welcomes and inspires people from all backgrounds. Standing over 100 metres tall at its highest point, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is a must-see for any traveller visiting the city looking for things to do.
Bahrain- GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020
Bahrain National Museum:
The museum possesses a rich collection of Bahrain’s ancient archaeological artefacts acquired since 1988 and covers 6000 years of Bahrain’s history.
Tree of Life:
This centuries-old tree tells an interesting story of desert greenery and fertility. For nearly 400 years, the Sharajat-al-Hayat, or Tree of Life, has stood alone in a brutally hostile climate in a remote desert site.
Bab Al Bahrain:
Bab Al Bahrain is located at the entrance of the Manama Souq in Bahrain’s capital city Manama. This is a vibrant collection of shops offering a wide range of goods such as textiles, spices, incense, perfumes, handicrafts and souvenirs, as well as more modern products from all over the world.
Pearling Path Visitor Centre:
In the heart of Muharraq, Bahrain’s former capital, the heritage site “Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy” relates the unique legacy of Bahrain’s pearling era, through the architecture and the urban heritage of the old city of Muharraq as well as three pearl-producing oyster beds in the northern territorial waters of Bahrain.
Al Khamis Mosque:
The Al Khamis Mosque in Manama is the pioneer mosque in the country. It was built during the ancient time of Umayyad caliph Umar II. Al Khamis means Thursday. This day has been significant to the place as it is considered the busiest day, especially in the market nearby.
Bahrain National Theatre:
The Bahrain National Theater is one of the largest theatres in the Arab world and is the third-largest opera house in the Arab world after the Cairo Opera House in Egypt and the Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman.
Qatar- GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020
Al Hazm Mall:
Al Hazm translates into “the higher grounds” in the Qatari dialect, it is a landmark of unprecedented pure luxury rising in the heart of Doha. This hand-crafted architectural regal venue pays tribute to Italy’s timeless classiness and Arabia’s finest hospitality.
The Galeries LaFayette in Qatar has a lot to be admired about. While featuring more than 400 top of the line brands for the visitors, Galeries LaFayette has been designed for an experience of a lifetime. Guests coming here can only admire the architectural opulence of the place but can also enjoy the best shopping experience here.
Msheireb Tram is now up and running! With the full opening of Doha Metro and now the Msheireb Tram, Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), the historical downtown of Doha and “the world’s smartest and most sustainable fully built city district” is more accessible than ever.
Lusail offers fertile grounds for a tech-powered environment, an interconnected network of people, nature and infrastructure for a model sustainable city of the future. Lusail offers fertile grounds for a tech-powered environment, an interconnected network of people, nature and infrastructure for a model sustainable city of the future.
Qatar National Museum:
The museum is designed to bring the story of Qatar to life, so you can expect plenty of immersive elements in each of the galleries, with oral histories and archival images forming a key part of the experience. Historical pieces on display include early maps of the region, ancient Qurans, and jewellery.
Museum of Islamic Art:
The museum is influenced by ancient Islamic architecture yet has a uniquely modern design involving geometric patterns. It is the first of its kind to feature over 14 centuries of Islamic art in the Arab States of the Persian Gulf.
Oman- GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020
Al Ayjah Lighthouse:
Al Ayjah Lighthouse in Oman, also known as Sur lighthouse is one of the top attractions to visit in the city. Facing the Gulf of Oman, this attraction offers cultural, historical and natural experiences. The lighthouse is situated on Ras Ayqah, the highest east side point in Sur Harbour square. This is an important attraction to visit when in Sur.
Muhammad Al Amin Mosque:
Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque is a marble-clad marvel located off the Southern Expressway, at a height of 62.5 metres above sea level in Oman. Construction of the mosque commenced in the year 2008 and was completed in 2014. The construction activity brought together designers, materials, technologies, artists and suppliers from Iran, Italy, Germany, Austria, India and the UK.
Musical Performance from royal opera house:
Omani musicians perform the songs of our nation and the world’s entertainers bring their artistry to the stage at the Royal Opera House Muscat. Since its inauguration in 2011, this exquisite gateway to the Sultan’s cultural vision has hosted performers from throughout Oman and across continents, from the worlds of opera, ballet, musical theatre, jazz and beyond.
Al siyabi Village:
Rising from a rocky hill, surrounded by palm groves, al sibani village is one of the ancient neighbourhoods located in Birkat AL Mouz in Nizwa, Dhakhliya Governorate about 120km from Muscat. It’s one of the best-preserved historical evidence of how the people lived in that era.
Royal Opera House Muscat:
The Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) is Oman’s premier venue for musical arts and culture. The opera house is located in the Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat on Sultan Qaboos Street. Built on the royal orders of Sultan Qaboos of Oman, the Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture and has a capacity to accommodate a maximum of 1,100 people.
Saudi Arabia - GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020
Ad Disa Tabuk:
Wadi Al Disah is a mountainous area located in the southwest Province of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. It is 4000 square meters away from Tabuk. Wadi Al Disah is mainly located in the Prince Mohammed bin Salman Natural Reserve. The weather of the area is warm during summers and mild during winter which makes it a suitable area for planting.
The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture also known as Ithra, is situated in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. It was built by Saudi Aramco and inaugurated by King Salman bin Abdulaziz on December 1, 2016.
From stunning castles to beautiful Najdi landscapes – discover Al Turaif with a tour!
An important historical and architectural stop, Al Turaif District in Diriyah is the cradle of the first Saudi dynasty and a world heritage site with over three hundred years of history. Picturesque and historical, this first Saudi state is looped by Wadi Hanifah.
Al Namas, often known as the city of fog, is surrounded by wild nature; from the striking views and forests of the Cloud Park to the wildlife-filled Jebel Mareer mountain to the north, where it’s sometimes possible to see all the way to the Red Sea.
Al Uqair Port:
Located 70 kilometres from Al-Hofuf in the Al-Ahsa region, the port of Uqair is testimony to the historical importance of the area as a gateway to the Al-Ahsa region from the Arabian Gulf. If the currently visible remains are more than 300 years old and were built during the Ottoman period, the occupation of Al-Uqair Bay as a port dates back at least to the Islamic era.
Historic Jeddah is situated on the eastern shore of the Red Sea. From the 7th century AD it was established as a major port for Indian Ocean trade routes, channelling goods to Mecca. It was also the gateway for Muslim pilgrims to Mecca who arrived by sea.
Kuwait- GCC Landmarks Exhibition in Expo 2020
The Liberation Tower is a 372-meter-high telecommunications tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, it is the second-tallest structure in the country and the 39th tallest building in the world. It was meant to be called The Kuwait Telecommunications Tower.
Salmiya is a city in Hawalli Governorate in Kuwait. Salmiya is administratively divided into 12 blocks. The blocks located closer to the interior of the district tend to be mostly residential, while those located beside the Persian Gulf coastline have a great deal of commercial and up-scale residential real estate.
The Kuwait Towers are a group of three slender towers in Kuwait City, standing on a promontory into the Persian Gulf. They were officially inaugurated on 26 February 1977 and are rated as a landmark and symbol of modern Kuwait. These three towers serve as water reservoirs.
Al Ahmedi Cinema Hall:
Located behind the Ahmadi Souk in the middle of the desert in the Ahmadi Industrial Area of Kuwait City. The Ahmadi Drive-In was the cheapest drive-in theatre in Kuwait.
Sheikh Jabal Al Ahmed Cultural Centre:
The Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, informally known as the Kuwait Opera House, is a cultural centre in Kuwait, located on the Gulf Road in the capital Kuwait City. It is the largest cultural centre and opera house in the Middle East. The cultural centre is part of the Kuwait National Cultural District.
Al Shaheed Park:
Al Shaheed Park is the largest urban park in Kuwait. Al Shaheed Park is considered the most significant green infrastructure project in Kuwait and has one of the largest over structure green roofs in the world. Al Shaheed Park is the largest green roof project ever undertaken in the Arab world.