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  • Writer's pictureUrvashi Palyekar

Expo 2020: My Experience ( Part Two )

Expo 2020 has been the talk of the town for a long time, and I've wanted to visit since it started in October, at last wish came true! The expo site is 1083 acres in size, and visiting all 200 pavilions might take weeks.I visited about 45 pavilions in two days and walked for roughly 30 kilometres, so my advice would be to wear your most comfortable shoes and an outfit that is light weighted and easy to move around In. Heres a look Into my Expo Visit!

Pavilions 🏢

Austria 🇦🇹 - The Austria Pavilion is located in the Opportunity District and takes visitors on a sensory journey. The Pavilions' design is based on a model of wind towers from nearby buildings. Cones of varying heights in the UAE cause air to constantly move, thereby maintaining temperature balance. The sensory organs of sight, smell, touch, and taste will play a role in your journey through the pavilion.

Pavilions' design is based on a model of wind towers

China 🇨🇳 - The China Pavilion is located in the Opportunity District and focuses on China's innovations and culture, as well as history and Chinese elements fused with modern technology. The Light Show outside the pavilion is a must-see.

Light Show

Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦 - In the Opportunity District, you'll find the Saudi Arabia Pavilion. The pavilion captures a true reflection of the Kingdom's past, present, and shared future.

Saudi Arabia's History

Scenic Sights

Scenic Elevator

programmed and digitalised Waterfall

Indonesia 🇮🇩 - The Indonesia Pavilion is located in the Opportunity District and displays a variety of spices in white transparent boxes, as Indonesia was once known as the "Spice Islands." Throughout the pavilion, you will learn about Indonesia's culture and infrastructure development, which is improving the lifestyle and prosperity of its people, the country's role in developing science and technology, and how the country is sharing its local wisdom and innovations with the rest of the world.

Indonesia Pavilion

Spice wall

Pakistan 🇵🇰 - In the Opportunity District, you'll find the Pakistan Pavilion. This was a fascinating cultural journey through Pakistan's festivals, places of worship, and history. A celebration of Pakistan's innovation and industries, its valuable natural resources, and the accomplishments of women and youth through exciting new media techniques and interactive sculptures, as well as a series of conferences, seminars, and fireside chats.

Pakistan Pavilion

Glimpse of Pakistan

Rock salt

Immersive and engaging hybrid art installation

Enjoying Pakistani Delicacy's

Colombia 🇨🇴 - The Colombia Pavilion Is located In the Opportunity District. The Colombian pavilion provides an emotional connection experience by discussing the country's rich roots in music, dance, and rhythm, as well as conducting mini music and salsa sessions. The pavilion also demonstrates its affection for its ancestral roots and scenic routes.

Inside the Pavilion

Ancestral Origins

Colombia Pavilion & Passion Fruit Juice at the pavilion

Kazakhstan 🇰🇿 - The Kazakhstan Pavilion is located in Al-Forsan and as you enter, you are transported to a magical land. Kazakhstan has a diverse range of natural landscapes, resources, culture, biodiversity, and flora and fauna. Enjoy a high-tech, interactive show that demonstrates the integration of humans and artificial intelligence, a critical global issue. The importance of human capital will be emphasised.

Welcome to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Pavilion

diverse range of natural landscapes

Integration of humans and artificial intelligence, a critical global issue

Russia 🇷🇺 - The Russia Pavilion is located in the Mobility District and features digital brain structure and technology-based activities, as well as the opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of modern Russia.

Russia Pavilion

Tech at the Pavilion

Digital Brain

Portugal 🇵🇹 - The Portugal Pavilion Is located In Jubilee. It discusses Portugal's historic landmarks, heritage and Arab connection, music and sound, art and crafts, and also highlights the importance of football by displaying champion league and premier league trophies.

champions league and Premier league trophies

Australia 🇦🇺 - The Australia Pavilion Is located In the Mobility District. Discover how first nations people harness the beauty of stars through astronomy, creating the phenomenal Dreamtime stories that have been told over tens of thousands of years, through song, dance and oral tradition.

Stories of Australia

Aussie dance and culture at the Aussie Bar

Brazil 🇧🇷 - In the Sustainability District, you'll find the Brazil Pavilion. From flora and fauna to arts and culture, discover incredible diversity. Take in the sights, sounds, and scents of Brazil's riverside areas in a pavilion that recreates the Amazon basin.

Recreation of the Amazon Basin

Singapore 🇸🇬 - The Singapore Pavilion is a living embodiment of a rainforest and located in the Sustainability District. Experience a net-zero energy rainforest powered by a self-sustaining ecosystem by visiting the pavilion.

Man-Made Rainforest

Other Pavilions 🏢

Oman 🇴🇲 -

Oman Pavilion

Qatar 🇶🇦 -

Showcasing cultural music

Bhutan 🇧🇹 -

Bhutan Pavilion

Vietnam 🇻🇳 -

Vietnam Pavilion

Venezuela 🇻🇪 -

Photo booth Venezuela Pavilion

Canada 🇨🇦 -

Canada Pavilion

Lebanon 🇱🇧 -

Swinging through Lebanon

Kuwait 🇰🇼 -

Kuwait Pavilion

Korea 🇰🇷 -

Korea Pavilion

Gotham City 🌃 -

Gotham City Pavilion

I was lucky enough to experience this as it truly was a once In a lifetime opportunity. Hoping this blog helps you plan your visit to Expo 2020 or If you can't make It I hope you vicariously lived through this❤️


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Zaynab Ravat
Zaynab Ravat
Mar 31, 2022

I love this so much!! Hope you had fun :)

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