A Major Dubai-Sharjah Road Will Soon Be Closed

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A major road from Sharjah, leading to Dubai’s Global village will be closed temporarily. Visitors heading towards Global Village can now use the Arabian Ranches bridge. 

What’s It?

The Dubai police have announced that a key road connecting Dubai and Sharjah will be closed temporarily. The tunnel from Sharjah which leads to Dubai’s Global village will be shut for a brief period. Meanwhile, traffic will be diverted via the Arabian Ranches bridge. 

Credits: Dubai RTA Facebook

Credits: Dubai RTA Facebook

A water leak near a construction site on this route has been cited as the reason for the temporary shut down. Meanwhile, Global Village recently announced that the magnificent festival will be extended by a week. Dubai’s biggest annual fest will now be open to shopaholics until 13 April. 

Credits: facebook.com/pg/GlobalVillageAE

Credits: facebook.com/pg/GlobalVillageAE

More than 150,000 people voted on social media for the global fest to extend its season this year. Global Village has agreed to the plea from visitors and has extended its stay by a week. Dubai’s biggest annual attraction will now be open to the public until 13 April

What Else?

With truck loads of shopping, food, and adventure rides, Global Village is one attraction that has only garnered more love with time. Plus, the village now has a gorgeous Floating Market, taking to the quaint, picturesque streets of Thailand. The canal, by the Far East Asia pavilion, is now dedicated to floating stalls, decked with lip -smacking Thai food. From mango treats to pad Thai noodles and steaming hot dumplings, Global Village now has a brand new address for Thai Food lovers. The market has decorated boats, bank-side kiosks, and Tuk-Tuks stocked with Thai food, reflecting Thailand’s vibrant culture and tradition.

Credits: Global Village Facebook

Credits: Global Village Facebook

Global Village will be open to the public from Saturday to Wednesday (4:00 pm to until midnight) and Thursdays and Fridays (4:00 pm until 1:00 am). 

Vaishnavi Venkataraman
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