Expo 2020 Scheduled to start on the 1st of October 2021 will run up to march 31st 2022. The Expo is said to be the greatest show on the planet. The Main Exhibition site is spread across 438 Hectares of land in the south of Dubai with 192 Massive country pavilions across 3 different zones (Sub themes) consisting of ‘Mobility’, ‘Sustainability’, and ‘Opportunity’. Over 25 million visitors are expected to arrive during the 6 months showcase of the expo in dubai.
Is India Participating in the Expo 2020 ?
Yes, India has built its own massive pavilion in the Opportunity zone with a theme of “Future is in india “ showcasing India’s strengths of its Human Resources and Youth Aspirations.
The pavilion will also showcase India’s potential strength in “Five Ts” namely; Talent, Trade, Tradition, Tourism, and Technology.
It will also showcase India’s growth from being a 5000 year old Harappan civilization to a modern nation.
The 4 storey, 4300 sq mtr India pavilion at theexpo 2020 site will remain under Government of India’s possession after the Expo, unlike the other country pavilions which will be taken back or demolished by the UAE government after the Expo concludes.
It’s time to remind the world of India’s power and dominance in Information technology and Space technology.
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How can you plan for Expo 2020 from India?
Check for tickets on the main Expo website, www.expo2020dubai.com (Currently the tickets are on hold. You can buy daily, monthly or season pass)
Book a hotel in Sheikh Zayed road or somewhere closer to the Dubai metro line .
Take a Dubai Metro Redline towards UAE Exchange. Alight in Nakheel Harbour ,Towers station and take a metro towards Expo 2020 site .
Cost of the Metro card (NOL Card ):
Silver costs 25 Dirhams with purse value of 19 dirhams. Minimum journey cost is 3 dirhams and max is 7.5 dirhams .
Gold Card: costs 25 dirhams with purse value of 19 dirhams. Minimum journey costs 6 dirhams and max is 15 dirhams.
25 dirhams = 500 INR, 3 Dirhams = 60 INR .
Cost of food and where to eat?
Dubai has a lot of options when it comes to food. You can eat in the world’s most expensive restaurants at Palm Jumeira or you can eat at any pocket friendly restaurants in the Bur Dubai area. You can have a decent 7 dirhams’ South Indian meal at any Kerala hotel in Bur Dubai or Deira. One karak chai and parota will cost you 2 Dirhams at pocket friendly street hotels in Bur and Deira Dubai .
Expo 2020 is the much-awaited event of Dubai that unfortunately couldn’t commence last year. We hope our in-depth guide on the ‘India Pavilion’ has been insightful. If you do plan to travel to Dubai for the Expo this year, we guarantee our tips will be helpful. The Expo is set to be the ultimate union of UAE’s grand plans for technology tourism
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