DUBAI (QHA) - Quran Park, the religiously themed park, a Dh 26 million ($7 million) project, is set to open in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Park project will include 51 of the 54 plants mentioned in Quran, the holy book of Muslims, including garlic, onion, lentil, barley, wheat, ginger, pumpkin, watermelon, and tamarind, Al Arabiya reports.
“We have already planted 31 types of plants during the second phase of the project’s construction, and have 20 more left. The only three plants we have not planted are not available on Earth,” said Mohammad Mashroom, Director of General Projects Department.
“We will construct an observatory where a glass building will accommodate 15 plants and other flowers, which will open up the minds of visitors to have a better understanding of the Quran,” he said.
The plants showcased will be marked by plaques describing the plants characteristics, including their medicinal purposes.
The project is currently in its third and final stage of development.