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Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi gains confirmation as world’s largest indoor theme park
Spanning an area of 153,000 metre², Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi has been named the world’s largest indoor theme park by Guinness World Records.
Located on Yas Island near Ferrari World and Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros World is also the world’s first Warner Bros-themed indoor theme park.
Opened in July 2018, the attraction features features six themed lands, including DC’s Metropolis and Gotham City, Cartoon Junction, Bedrock, Dynamite Gulch and Warner Bros Plaza.
Welcoming the recognition from Guinness World Records, Don Strickler, General Manager of Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi, stated "we are incredibly excited to receive yet another accolade on behalf of our world-class theme park that has captured the hearts of countless guests since opening.
“The record title for the world’s largest indoor theme park is one that we are delighted to carry, as it only underscores the breadth of excitement and adventures that await guests at this truly one-of-a-kind attraction.”
Featuring characters from Warner Bros’ franchises, including Looney Tunes, DC Comics, and Hanna-Barbera, offers 28 state-of-the-art rides and interactive family-friendly attractions, as well as themed restaurants and shops selling exclusive merchandise.
Warner Bros, along with United Arab Emirates-based development partner Miral are also seto open the world’s first Warner Bros hotel, called The WB Abu Dhabi, on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi in 2021.
The WB Abu Dhabi will boast premium amenities and decor also inspired by Warner Bros’ TV and film brands, with more than 250 rooms over eight levels.
The adjacent Ferrari World Abu Dhabi was recently named the World’s Leading Theme Park at the 2019 World Travel Awards with Yas Waterworld recognised as the World’s Leading Water Park of 2019.
Images: Family at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi (top) and the attraction's Looney Tunes ride (below). Courtesy of Miral/Warner Bros.
3rd December 2019 - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi named World’s Leading Theme Park
18th October 2019 - Work advances on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Bay entertainment and lifestyle precinct
30th July 2019 - Abu Dhabi announces massive funding for events and entertainment
30th April 2019 - Yas Island attractions secure multiple wins at World Travel Awards
26th April 2019 - Delayed Guggenheim Abu Dhabi project now set for 2022 opening
17th April 2019 - Yas Waterworld sets Guinness World Record
13th December 2018 - Warner Bros. Movie World launches Aquaman exhibition
26th October 2018 - Miral partners with Microsoft to transform Yas Island visitor experience
5th August 2018 - New $1 billion Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi attraction opens
13th July 2018 - Countdown to 25th July opening at Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi
8th February 2018 - Rides revealed as Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi construction moves forward
31st March 2017 - Ferrari World Abu Dhabi opens Turbo Track ‘mega rollercoaster’
30th January 2017 - SeaWorld to open on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island
21st October 2016 - World’s tallest indoor climbing wall to be built on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island
28th September 2016 - Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island aims to raise tourism profile and double visits
27th April 2015 - Chengdu Cube Oceanarium recognised with two Guinness World Records
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