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A less-trodden park in the middle of the city, Al Muteena Park will instantly transport you to the UK’s Hyde Park. Plus, it is decked with cafes, restaurants and more!
We might be living in the middle of a desert, but Dubai is no short of pristine beaches and lush green parks. With the weather Gods being merciful, its the perfect time to pack your basket and plan a picnic in the park. And we’ve discovered a new park in the centre of the city that has a little something for the young and the old in your family.
One look at Al Muteena Park and for a minute you might wonder if you are in the USA’s Central Park or UK’s Hyde Park. We are not kidding! Nestled near the Salah Al Din Metro station, in Deira, this park offers a much-needed calm from the city’s hustle and bustle. There’s a grassy walkway extending over 1.3 km, a 575m rubberized running track, dedicated areas for playing football and volleyball and a walking track if you want to sweat it out.
Not just that, the park is also surrounded by an array of cafes, restaurants and other dining options, letting you refuel after all the fun in the sun. And in case you want to enjoy a lavish meal, head to our very own Deira City Centre. You are sure to be spoiled for choice!
And if you want to head shopping, head to the Reef Mall, Burj Nahar Mall or the Ansar Gallery– they are all a stone throw away. The Reef Mall is home to some of the most affordable outlets in the city. It also has a play area for the kids to play while mommies can shop or dine. In case you want little knick-knacks for yourself or your home, Ansar Gallery is the perfect place. Home decor, grocery, clothes, stationery– you name it and you’ll get it for throwaway prices.
You can work up a sweat, binge on a yummy meal and sort groceries for the week! What more could you ask for? Meanwhile, here are