Global Village Dubai Overview

Global Village is not just restricted to providing an awe-inspiring shopping experience anymore. It encompasses a lot more than that. It has now spread to provide a multi-faceted and multi-cultural experience that leaves many spell-bounded. Since the past 16 years, it has been presenting people who come to visit it from all parts of the world an experience that has art, entertainment, live performances, shopping and food – all enveloped under the banner of Global Village Dubai.

The fact that although it is a part of the Dubai Shopping Festival; it runs for a longer time than the festival itself makes it into an even greater success. With over 40 countries having their pavilions to showcase their culture, Global Village Dubai is also an educational experience that exemplifies the word ‘global village’ in its true sense by bringing together different countries.

Instructions

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    History

    Global Village initially started off in 1996 as a small place along near the Dubai Creek. It had kiosks that represented various countries which participated in the event. Attracting 500,000 visitors in its first year, 900,000 in the second with 15 participating countries, the Global Village Dubai has now become a giant. In 2011, 45 countries participated in the 151 days event which brought 5 million visitors and who then gave raving reviews about!

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    Things to see at Global Village Dubai

    - Different countries showcasing their cultures
    - Over two dozen restaurants that bring various cuisines from around the world
    - Fun fair with different attractions for kids, including roller coaster rides.
    - Fireworks display

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    Operational Hours

    The Global Village Dubai opens on different times each year for various activities. In 2012, it is being held from the 21st October till the 30th March 2013. The openings hours start from 4 pm till 12 am from Saturday to Wednesday and 4 pm to 1 am on Thursday and Friday.

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    How to Contact Global Village Dubai

    Looking to book a stall or just planning to ask for general information? Contact administration of the Global Village on the phone and fax number given below;

    Telephone: +971 4 362 4114
    Fax: +971 4 362 4200
    Email: info@globalvillage.ae

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    Location

    Global Village, E 311 Emirates Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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    How to get to the Global Village

    There is no tram station near Global Village and the nearest bus stop is 6.9 kms away, making it a walking journey of 1 hour and 23 minutes. Once you get off at Arabian Ranches, Mirador La Coleccion 2, just head southwest and take the 1st exit when you get to the roundabout. From there take two left turns and then turn slightly right to get to the Global Village. The other and probably best way to reach there is either by personal car or a taxi. View Map

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