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Another major addition to the city's growing amusement park offerings.

Jordi Lippe-McGraw
April 25, 2016

Dubai is quickly becoming the amusement capital of the world, after the three new theme park openings recently were announced. Now action-hero fans can get excited, because a portion of the $1 billion IMG Worlds of Adventure Park will feature a Marvel-themed section per an announcement Sunday.

Rides and attractions will include Avengers Battle of Ultron, Hulk Epsilon Base 3D, Spider-Man Doc Ock’s Revenge, Thor Thunder Spin, and Avengers Flight of the Quinjets. There will even be themed dining, like Tony’s Skydeck, Chang’s Golden Dragon, Mama Scano’s Of Yancy Street, and Downtown Shawarma.

Local developer Ilyas and Mustafa Galadari Group also revealed the new 1.5 million square-foot indoor amusement park opening August 15 will have a Cartoon Network-themed area, too. Some of those rides include the Powerpuff Girls – Mojo Jojo’s Robot Rampage, Ben 10 5D Hero Time, The Amazing Ride of Gumball, and LazyTown.

This big announcement comes after last week’s press conference in which Abu Dhabi-based developer Miral Asset Management announced that plans are currently underway to build a Warner Bros theme park and hotel on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.

Also in the works is Dubai Parks And Resorts, which will house a LEGOLAND and Hollywood-inspired theme park concept under Motiongate Dubai. “Theme parks and entertainment destinations are integral to the desire to attract more families to Dubai as part of the Tourism Vision 2020 to double Dubai’s annual visitor numbers from 10 million in 2012 to 20 million in 2020,” Raed Kajoor Al Nuaimi, CEO of Dubai Parks and Resorts, previously wrote in an email to Travel + Leisure

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