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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Releases Opening Details
Details of Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world's first Ferrari theme park and the largest attraction of its kind, have been revealed.
Set to open in the second half of 2010, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will be an intense multi-sensory experience and a must-visit for enthusiasts, fans and families. The Park pays tribute to the passion, excellence, performance, technical innovation that Ferrari has established over the years and represents today. Its iconic sleek red roof is directly inspired by the classic double curve side profile of the Ferrari GT body, spanning 200,000 metre2 and carrying the largest Ferrari logo ever created.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will host a number of attractions, including rides for children of all ages, providing the complete Ferrari experience: over 20 state-of-the-art attractions, each designed to bring to life a different part of the Ferrari story, including the worldâs fastest rollercoaster, travelling at speeds exceeding 200 km/h and emulating the thrilling sensation of being in a Ferrari F1 car, or the G-force experience taking passengers on an adrenaline-pumping ride up over 62 metres, through the roof and back down again. There will also be a wide variety of Italian delicacies and of course unique shopping experiences.
One of the roller coasters, the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi GT roller coaster, will send two competing roller coaster carriages sprinting along twisting parallel tracks on a race to the finish line. Each coaster car is a replica of a Ferrari F430 Spider.
The Park is on Yas Island (the site of the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand prix), a location set to become a global tourist destination with a wide range of accommodation and entertainment facilities.
Abu Dhabi, at the crossroads between Europe, Asia and Africa, was chosen as the ideal location to build the Ferrari theme park, motor sports being extremely popular in the United Arab Emirates. Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will offer enthusiasts, fans and families the opportunity to experience Ferrari in a unique and intensely fun way.
The Park is owned by Aldar Properties PJSC, Abu Dhabiâs leading property development, management and investment company. Farah Leisure Parks Management L.L.C, a joint venture between Aldar Properties PJSC and international leisure facilities management and operating company ProFun Management Group Inc will be responsible for managing and operating Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. Ferrariâs key principles of excellence and performance in the context of technological innovation will underpin every aspect of the project.
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