BAPS :  First Hindu Temple in Dubai

Location: Abu Mureikhah, near Al Rahba off the Dubai-Abu Dhabi Sheikh Zayed Highway

Significance: First traditional Hindu stone mandir in the entire Middle East.

Size:  Sprawling across 27 acre

Construction: Built using traditional Indian craftsmanship and material

Design: Features seven spires representing the seven Emirates of the UAE, a unique element showcasing inclusivity.

Interior: Houses three murtis (deities): Akshardham Murti, Neelkanth Murti, and Radha Krishna Murti.

Amenities: Includes a community center, exhibition halls, gardens, and a multi-faith prayer hall.

Opening: Scheduled for inauguration on February 14, 2024, by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Symbolism:  Represents interfaith harmony and cultural understanding between the UAE and India.