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Things to Do in Dubai - a Visit to the Miracle Garden

Floral Arches, Miracle Garden

Floral Arches, Miracle Garden

Miracle Garden in Dubai is a floral fantasy, filled with forty-five million flowers. It is a glorious sight with a splash of colors mixed with the heady fragrance of flowers. The Miracle Garden is truly unique, a grand floral garden in the desert sands.

The temperatures in Dubai are quite high. It is tough to grow greenery here in the desert, and this makes the Miracle Garden all the more special and unique.

The Miracle Garden is studded with floral topiary of pyramids, arches, circles, stars, igloos, hearts, to mention a few.

When you enter the Miracle Garden, you will be uplifted by the flowers' fragrance and be enthralled by the sight of millions of flowers beautifully designed into topiary displays.

About the Miracle Garden

The Miracle Garden is located in Dubai Land near the Arabian Ranches. The Miracle Garden currently has 45 million flowers. It occupies an area of 72,000 Km. It was opened on Valentine's Day, February 14th, 2013.

There is a 4 Km pathway running throughout the Miracle Garden with beautiful floral topiary shapes on either side. There are mini umbrellas hung from above for shade. There are floral arches or heart-shaped arches decorating the walkways.

There are heart-shaped flower beds and star-shaped flower beds throughout the park. Other highlights of the Miracle Garden are the 10 m high flower pyramids, flower-decked vintage cars, flower-decked designer cars, and the outdoor pools.

The Miracle Garden is the project of Akar Landscaping and Agricultural Company.

star shaped flower beds

star shaped flower beds

Floral Pyramids

Floral Pyramids

Another highlight of the Miracle Garden is the flower-decked perimeter wall stretching for a distance of 1 km. This wall is currently running for the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest floral wall in the world. The Miracle Garden is also in the running for the world's largest flower clock.

Floral Heart Shaped Arches

Floral Heart Shaped Arches

Eco-friendly System of Watering the Plants

Miracle Garden uses an eco-friendly system to water the plants. Wastewater is re-used to water the plants through drip irrigation.

Miracle Garden is closed from the end of May to September because of the extreme heat. Miracle Garden is a great place to visit when you are in Dubai.

Comments

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on February 08, 2016:

usamaseo thank you and I do hope you get to visit Dubai someday soon.

usamaseo on February 08, 2016:

Thanks for a great sharing! I got a lot of useful information after reading your post about things to do in Dubai like the shape of island! It is really amazing country! I hope one day I can enjoy the beauty of this country.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on October 30, 2015:

Lady_E thank you, not many people know about this. I guess they must amp up their advertising!

Elena from London, UK on October 30, 2015:

Gorgeous. I love it. I am surprised they don't advertise it. Thanks

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on January 22, 2015:

ChitrangadSharan thank you and it is miraculous that this garden is in a desert!

Chitrangada Sharan from New Delhi, India on January 22, 2015:

Thanks for sharing another beautiful hub about Dubai!

The miracle garden looks miraculous indeed! Beautiful pictures. You live at a beautiful place.

Voted up and thanks!

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on August 21, 2014:

CrisSp thank you for your visit,vote and share. It is really a miracle!

CrisSp from Sky Is The Limit Adventure on August 20, 2014:

Oh wow, this is beautiful! Been to Dubai many times and the last time was in 2010. I'd love to see this on my next stop.

Very creative and pretty sure expensive to build and maintain but then again, it is Dubai. :)

Voted up and sharing.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on February 01, 2014:

DDE thank you for your visit, I hope you get to visit this Miracle Garden one day.

Devika Primić from Dubrovnik, Croatia on February 01, 2014:

Things to do in Dubai - A visit to the Miracle Garden is stunning and so interesting to know of. Great ideas and so beautifully presented with photos.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on January 16, 2014:

Denise Handlon I hope you get to visit this garden, thank you for the many votes, share and pin.

Sunshine625 I do hope you get to visit this gorgeous garden, thank you for stopping by.

Linda Bilyeu from Orlando, FL on January 16, 2014:

I would surely stop and smell the roses (all the flowers) in this gorgeous garden!! Thank you for sharing this garden of delight!

Denise Handlon from North Carolina on January 16, 2014:

This is such a beautiful hub, Vellur. I love flowers and gardens. I have a 'bucket list' goal of visiting gardens of the world. I'll have to add this to the list. :) UP/U/A/I and shared. Pinned on 'Gardens' on my Pinterest.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on December 22, 2013:

AliciaC am glad you enjoyed, thank you for your visit.

Linda Crampton from British Columbia, Canada on December 22, 2013:

I would love to visit this garden in person! It looks so beautiful. I love the fact that it's irrigated with waste water, too. Thank you for showing us such a beautiful part of Dubai.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on November 03, 2013:

agapsikap thank you for stopping by and I hope you get to visit Dubai.

agapsikap from Philippines on October 30, 2013:

How I wish I can visit Dubai so soon! What a beautiful place.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on October 29, 2013:

Just Ask Susan yes do visit! Thank you for stopping by.

IslandBites thank you.

IslandBites from Puerto Rico on October 29, 2013:

Beautiful, great hub!

Susan Zutautas from Ontario, Canada on October 29, 2013:

I would so love to visit Dubai. My brother in law goes there all the time and I should really go with him sometime. Beautiful hub!

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on August 04, 2013:

Rosemay50 glad you enjoyed the tour. Dubai has developed in leaps and bounds. Thank you for stopping by.

Rosemary Sadler from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand on August 04, 2013:

I visited Dubai once in the mid 90's but missed this, we all went to see a camel race I would much rather have spent the day wondering round these beautiful gardens. They are absolutely fabulous.

Thank you for the tour

Voting UP + and sharing

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on July 30, 2013:

Nell Rose, thank you for stopping by. This garden is so beautiful! The Miracle Garden is closed during May to September.

Nell Rose from England on July 30, 2013:

Wow! what a beautiful place! my friend has just returned from Dubai, but never mentioned this, perhaps she just totally missed it, wonderful!

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on July 27, 2013:

Eiddwen thank you,this garden is amazing. Thanks for the vote and share. Looking forward to a wonderful reading experience for both of us.

Eiddwen from Wales on July 26, 2013:

Wow what an amazingly beautiful hub; voting up and sharing.

Here's to s many more for us both to share on here.

Eddy.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on June 09, 2013:

Millionaire Tips yes it is so amazing to see flowers in the deserts. Thank you for stopping by.

Shasta Matova from USA on June 09, 2013:

I've never been to Dubai, but it is amazing to see such beautiful, and so many, flowers in the desert. Great photos!

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on June 06, 2013:

travelholidays thank you, this garden is a true miracle in the desert.

travelholidays from India on June 06, 2013:

Wonderful hub :) eager to see how the plants grow in these desert !!!! . very informative and cool article. Thanks for sharing :)

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 20, 2013:

Elias Zanetti, you said it!! Dubai is an amazing place to visit.

Elias Zanetti from Athens, Greece on May 20, 2013:

I'm pretty sure that a project like this can only become reality on Dubai. Amazing photos and hub! And a place worth visiting.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 14, 2013:

MartieCoetser thank you, it is a miracle in the desert. Now that you ask I wonder too!! Will find out what exactly happens!!

Martie Coetser from South Africa on May 14, 2013:

My jaws are dropped. It is indeed a miracle to grow those beautiful flowers in Dubai's climate. What happen to those plants during May to September, I wonder?

Vellur, this is an awesome hub with amazing info and lovely pictures :)

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 12, 2013:

lindacea thank you, am glad you enjoyed. Miracle Garden is a great place to visit!

Linda Chechar from Arizona on May 11, 2013:

What an amazing city! I have not heard of the Miracle Garden, but now that will be on my to-do list if I am lucky enough to visit Dubai. Thanks for the informative tour and gorgeous photos! :)

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 09, 2013:

Eiddwen thank you, am glad you enjoyed. Have a great day!!

Eiddwen from Wales on May 09, 2013:

Oh my what a beautifuly breath taking haven. Thank you so much for sharing and have a wonderful day Vellur.

Eddy.

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 08, 2013:

midget38 yes they are incredibly gorgeous!! Thank you. Do visit when you can, it is an awesome sight!!

Daisy Mariposa thank you, I hope you get to see this garden. It is so beautiful!!

tobusiness Dubai has grown by leaps and bounds. Yes this garden is something to be experienced!!

ocfireflies thank you and you are right, it is stunning!!

rajan jolly thank you, it is awesome indeed.

VacationTrip thank you and do visit, you will enjoy the experience.

FlourishAnyway thank you for reading and leaving a comment.

prettynutjob Dubai is awesome!! Thank you for the vote and share.

Tourist-guide yes, Miracle Garden will be quite a memory.

PurvisBobbi44 am glad you enjoyed, thank you for stopping by.

Barbara Purvis Hunter from Florida on May 08, 2013:

Hi,

Thanks for this hub---it really made my morning to see such beauty so early in the day. What a great place to visit and bring home memories to share.

Bobbi Purvis

Mary from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. on May 08, 2013:

The flowers are absolutely beautiful, Dubai looks like an awesome place to visit. Voted up, more and shared.

FlourishAnyway from USA on May 08, 2013:

How beautiful! Voted up! Unique information!

Susan from India on May 08, 2013:

Thank you for this interesting hub with beautiful pics. Miracle Garden is so beautiful and would love to visit it when I will go to Dubai. Voted up.

Rajan Singh Jolly from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA. on May 08, 2013:

The miracle garden is awesome! Wonderful pictures. Voted up.

ocfireflies from North Carolina on May 08, 2013:

STUNNING! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! Thanks for sharing.

Jo Alexis-Hagues from Lincolnshire, U.K on May 08, 2013:

I visited Dubai about 25 years ago, and absolutely loved it; since then, the country has grown as if on steroids, no longer the Dubai of my memories so I haven't returned. The miracle garden, however, look like something I would like to experience.

Great hub, voting up and sharing.

Daisy Mariposa from Orange County (Southern California) on May 07, 2013:

Nithya (Vellur),

Thank you for publishing this article. The Miracle Garden looks incredibly beautiful! I have never seen anything like it. Wow!

Michelle Liew from Singapore on May 07, 2013:

OMG, these gardens are glorious! Thanks for sharing, Vellur, and will put it on my to visit list!!! Sharing!

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 07, 2013:

Rayne123 thank you and yes as you say it is God's kingdom.

georgescifo the best time to visit would be any time between September to March end. After that the heat slowly starts and hit a high in June, July August. Thank you for stopping by.

billy-buc I hope you get to visit this place. Not only Miracle Garden but everywhere around there are green landscapes and flowers maintained with great effort. It is so amazing. The first thing that struck me when I landed in Dubai for the very first time was the greenery!!

mary 615 I am very lucky, thank you for the vote and share.

SkySlave it is amazing, thank you.

vocalcoach thank you, you should visit Dubai someday!!

tillsontitan yes, it is breathtaking! thank you for the many votes.

always exploring thank you for stopping by and am glad you came to know about this beautiful place.

Jackie Lynnley I do hope you get an opportunity to visit, you will enjoy the Miracle Garden. Thank you.

Jackie Lynnley from the beautiful south on May 07, 2013:

I am sure I will never have the opportunity to visit, so special thanks for sharing it. As you may have guessed flowers are a real love of mine. Great, beautiful, job.

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on May 07, 2013:

I have never seen any place like this. It is really beautful. Thnk you for shaing...

Mary Craig from New York on May 07, 2013:

Breathtaking! A flower garden like that anywhere would be beautiful but knowing it is in Dubai in such a hot climate makes it spectacular. Your pictures are simply beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

Voted up, useful, awesome, and interesting.

Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. on May 07, 2013:

I have been wanting to visit Dubai and after reading this excellent account about the miracle garden, I am more excited than ever. Unbelievable! Gorgeous photos. Voted up and across and will share. A big thanks!

Skyler DeCristoforo from Olympia, WA on May 07, 2013:

what an amazing work of natural art! defiantly a place that I'd love to visit.

Mary Hyatt from Florida on May 07, 2013:

You are so lucky to live in a place like this. As a flower lover, I'd sure like to see these gardens. They are just too beautiful for words.

Voted UP and shared all around.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on May 07, 2013:

My goodness what a spectacular place. I would love to see this in person...very awe-inspiring.

georgescifo from India on May 07, 2013:

This is really an amazing hub. When is the best time to visit the miracle Gardens in Dubai? any idea?

Rayne123 on May 07, 2013:

What a site of beauty. I want this in my backyard in my new home.

So serene, so Gods Kingdom

thank you

Laurie

Nithya Venkat (author) from Dubai on May 07, 2013:

Mhatter99 thank you and yes Dubai is doing an excellent job!!

srsddn it is a true miracle indeed!! thank you.

KawikaChann thank you and I do hope you get to visit Dubai. Thanks for the vote and follow.

Paul Kuehn you should visit Dubai someday, it is a great place!! Thank you for the vote and many shares, much appreciated.

travmaj it is great that you are visiting Dubai!! I hope you can make it another time to visit the Miracle Garden.

travmaj from australia on May 07, 2013:

This looks so wonderful - alas I think I may be in Dubai in June and it will be closed.

Thank you anyway, what a glorious sight I shall miss.

Paul Richard Kuehn from Udorn City, Thailand on May 07, 2013:

Vellur,

This is a very interesting hub and I never realized the Miracle Garden was so big. From your photos, the garden looks exceptionally beautiful. I've never been to Dubai, but when I do go, I will definitely have to visit this awesome flower garden. You did an excellent job on this hub. Voted up and sharing with followers and on Facebook. Also Pinning and Tweeting.

Kawika Chann from Northwest, Hawaii, Anykine place on May 06, 2013:

Nice job vellur, I so want to visit Dubai - I'll have to put it on my list to visit soon. Great pics, and I especially like the fact that they are eco-friendly with water usage in the garden. Upvoted/beautiful/following. Peace. Kawi.

srsddn from Dehra Dun, India on May 06, 2013:

vellur, It can really be called miracle keeping in view the weather conditions in Dubai. It seems to be really well planned keeping it eco-friendly for saving water. Thanks for sharing this beautiful site. Awesome and voted up.

Martin Kloess from San Francisco on May 06, 2013:

Thank you for this. Dubai is doing an amazing job attracting tourists.