After Burj Khalifa, Dubai is about to embark on another impressive mission, to build a floating replica of the historic Italian city of Venice. Not only that, the project will be spread over 4 decks with one of them built under water. The replica will have canals and gondolas in an attempt to recapture the magic of beautiful Venice. The project will be built as part of The World Development, a group of artificial islands in the Persian Gulf arranged in the shape of the World map.
Once completed, the project could be spectacular. As per plans, the underwater deck will have 180 underwater bedrooms, three restaurants and a lobby, all with the view of marine life in the Persian Gulf. It is a 680 million USD project that is scheduled for completion 2020. The Venice replica will also host the city’s popular carnivals to recreate the magic, Carnivale di Venezia, Festa del Rendentore and Binnale di Venezia.