Taj Mahal? We’ll build it four times bigger, says Dubai

By Colin Simpson  www.thenational.ae

DUBAI // Developers in the emirate have announced plans to build a replica of the Taj Mahal that is four times larger than the original and will hold a 5-star hotel and shopping mall.
A Falcon city model is seen during the Cityscape real estate exhibition in Dubai

A Falcon city model is seen during the Cityscape real estate exhibition in Dubai

You would be forgiven for thinking this sounds like a story from 2007. From the early 2000s until the eve of the property crash in late 2008, announcements of vast, costly – and in some cases outlandish – developments came thick and fast.

That was before the financial crisis brought most of them grinding to a halt.

But the construction sector has started to pick up again, and the Taj Arabia at Falcon City of Wonders is not the only project to be launched, or relaunched, in recent months.

Meydan has announced work is to start on a development comprising villas, apartments, offices and a shopping mall. More info

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