Dubai Frame – Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

You have seen all kinds of frames, window frames, door frames, picture frames, and mind frames but I bet you’ve never seen the Dubai frame. Dubai frame is a picture frame like a giant tower situated at Zabeel park Dubai. Developed by Dubai Municipality.

The development is a merging of two 150m-high and 93m-wide towers connected by a 100m bridge that completes the shape of a frame. The two towers are bridged by a walk-in cross frame at the bottom, with a void middle_ creating a photo frame impression. The entire structure measures an area of 7,145m².

Dubai Frame opened her arms to visitors in January 2018 which recorded 2million tourists the same year with over 20million visitors yearly

The Dubai frame is not a conventional structure to add to the city’s appearance, rather it’s for a perspective view between the old Dubai looking to the North and the New Dubai looking to the South. And also for learning about the past, present, and Future of Dubai.

Aside from being the biggest frame on the planet, it has varieties of Features, Amenities, and experiences that tourists can’t just get over with. Such mesmerizing features and Amenities are lush in experiences such as Frame features, Dubai Frame experience, Dubai Present, Dubai Future, walking on the sky bridge, and breakfast on the bridge.

Features of Dubai Frame

The Dubai Frame is decorated with stainless steel on gold coating which synchronizes with the heritage of the Dubai Emirati. It’s designed with a 25 m wide see-through gap in the middle on all of the sides. On the ground floor of Dubai Frame is located a museum that houses Dubai’s rich history through visual displays and presentations.

To get to the top of the Dubai Frame, you’ll board the glass elevator at both towers which in itself is one minute of the experience.

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At the top, the bridge serves as an observation sky deck, feeding your eyes with unobstructed views of old Dubai to the North and New Dubai to the South. And it’s a point where you experience interactive technologies like augmented reality-activated screens, where you can view and observe buildings and landmarks in 3D.

At the next mezzanine level, the future of Dubai is depicted as a virtual metropolis by the use of interactive projections and virtual reality

You have to pass through a vortex to reach the mezzanine level. While in the vortex, you’ll have an illusion of time traveling and the mezzanine serves as the new reality.

The Dubai Frame, Experience

Dubai Frame has varieties of experiences to stun you beginning from your arrival to your departure. Some of the exclusive experiences you’ll be having at the Dubai frame are: 

Present Dubai

Stand in the present so that you can see the past and future. At the sky deck level, walking through the glass bridge connecting the two towers, you’re mesmerized by the uninterrupted panoramic view of the city from all angles.

In the north lies Old Dubai displaying its cultural heritage and background, with a glorious upgrade from Dubai’s humble beginnings. To the South, you’ll wake up to a new reality of Dubai like a phoenix.

You will also amass a  wealth of knowledge and insights into the development of the city through virtual reality and activated screens. Here you’ll know how the sky scrappers came to be and also the opulent landmarks. You’ll get to appreciate different phases of Dubai’s evolution to the modern era seen in its architecture, economy, and infrastructure, in 3D 

Future of Dubai

Travel through the vortex of time to the other side of the mezzanine level and appear in the “Future Dubai Gallery”. You’ll be thrilled and comforted by Dubai’s brilliant future. See what the future has for Dubai in the future 28 years through life like audio-visual exhibits and interactive displays.

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Experience time travel through the vortex tunnel, as it shows you what Dubai will look like in 2050. It’s simply exciting.

Walk Across the Glass Bridge

Your way up to the skywalk is an experience itself. It’s a 75 seconds ride to the 150 meters high tower. You’ll be floored with breath gasping magnificent views of the city through the glass panels.

Now that you’ve arrived at the 150th level, you’ll experience bird eye and magnificent views of the iconic City. Come with your camera and give your best pose and take instagrammable shots as you walk through the sky bridge. Dare to look down through the glass floor under your feet and get a gush and liver rending experience_seeing how high off the ground you’ve come!

Breakfast on the Skydeck

What a lovely day to be hungry on Dubai Frame. Eating on its Skydeck is 150 meters out of this world. You savor mouth-watering breakfast from seasoned Cuisine between 6 AM and 8 AM. Relish the fresh and palate suiting coffee and tantalizing pastries.

When hungry at the floor level, you can get delicious meals from the nearby restaurant options such as Pond Da Dhaba, Zou Zou Restaurant, Pond Da, Baku Cafe, and  Zam-zam Mandi Restaurant. You also have Saleem’s Delhi and Yamonote Uptown Mirdiff. Here, there’s enough to go round.


Dubai Frame is situated at Zabeel in It is in-between Sheikh Rashid Road to the north and Zabeel park gate 4, Dubai.

Also Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road to the north-west then Sheikh Zayed Road to the south.

You can get to Dubai Frame in Zabeel Park boarding the Al Jafiliya Metro Station.

Contact: 800900 24/7


Dubai Frame is accessible all time including holidays, weekends,s and public holidays. However, the timing for visits may vary because of the holy month of Ramadan, public holidays,s and holidays.

Official Dubai Frame Opening is 9:00 am till 09:00 pm.

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Dubai Frame Tickets Fees

  • Adults: AED 50
  • Children from 3-12 years: AED 20
  • Children under 3 years: free pass
  • People of determination: Complementary pass(max pax 2)

Rules & Regulations

Here are Dubai Frame Rules and Regulations according to their official website.

  • No pets allowed.
  • No smoking allowed.
  • No food or beverages are allowed.
  • Don’t lean or climb over the railing.
  • Toys And sharp tools are not allowed.
  • Respectful clothing must be considered.
  • Items displayed in exhibitions must not be touched and/or removed.
  • Children are not allowed to be placed on the railing.
  • Children below 12 years must be followed by an adult all the time on the premise
  • Keep all Large bags and strollers at GATE 4 Counter

From Dubai Frame to Dubai Glow Garden

When you are satisfied at Dubai Frame, you can take a 5minutes stroll to the Dubai Garden Glow. It is the largest glowing garden made with millions of energy-saving LEDs. Located at  Zabeel Park Gate 6 & 7, Zabeel Area – Dubai.

Experience a luminous wonder at the Dinosaur Park which takes you back to the dino-eras. Be mesmerized by the sparkling ‘Art by Day’ and be wowed at the ‘Glow by Night’. You’ll experience extraordinary amusement at Dubai Glow garden. With Pick up & Drop Off Facility package available.

Frequently Asked Questions- FAQs


If you have ever wondered what was, what is, and what will be the future of Dubai, you’ve got the gigantic Dubai Frame to answer your mysteries. It’s a place to refresh, review and get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. When next you’re in Dubai, and you want to time travel, summon the Dubai Frame.

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