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Dubai realty project to have huge Taj Mahal replica

Updated: October 3, 2012, 4:23 PM IST
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Dubai realty project to have huge Taj Mahal replica
The Taj Mahal replica, called Taj Arabia, will be several times bigger than India's architectural marvel.

Dubai: A replica of Taj Mahal, Taj Arabia, several times bigger than India's architectural marvel, will be a part the Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) - a multi-purpose project being developed here. Taj Arabia will be surrounded by lush green innovated landscaping including the famous Mughal Gardens and architecturally themed landmark buildings, the company said during Cityscape Global 2012 event here. The project comprises various residential and commercial buildings including a mega retail hub including jewellery souk and wedding boutiques.

Link Global Group will develop this new landmark at Falconcity of Wonders that is described as 'The World in a City' project. It will include several historical and modern icons of architecture from around the world such as Pyramids, Hanging Gardens of Babylon, Eiffel Tower, Taj Mahal, Great Wall of China, and Leaning Tower of Pisa. Salem Al Moosa, Chairman and CEO of Falconcity, said: "Land of India will represent a key attraction in Falconcity as it includes high-end hospitality and commercial facilities that are set to host some of the major events in town and we are honoured that Link Global Group will contribute to the success story of this project."

'Taj Arabia' will be a role model and a leading example of how developments flourish and excel in Dubai real estate market, Salem Al Moose said, adding that the Land of India participation in Cityscape Global 2012 will echo very far as the market is longing for such creativity, determination and Innovation. Arun Mehra, Chairman of Link Global Group, said: "The new project, that we expect to see completed by end of 2014, is themed as the New City of Love as it is built around the Taj Mahal which is a symbol of love and will include various facilities to encapsulate the beauty of life, love and romance mixed with the long-established Mughal architecture."

The company said Taj Arabia will be the new wedding destination and for couples to come yearly and renew their sacred vows and goldsmiths will be available for visitors to be able to offer gifts. Some of Bollywood producers have also shown interest in shooting movies in 'Land of India and the Taj Arabia', it added.

First Published: October 3, 2012, 4:23 PM IST
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