Theme parks are often thought of as places made only for children. But you’d be mistaken if you think that way. Theme parks aren’t just for kids, they’re for everyone. Entertainment for the entire family, that’s what theme parks are meant for, and it’s not a wonder that Ferrari world does the same thing. The name of this theme park often makes people feel that it’s a place designed specifically for car lovers. But you don’t have to be a die-hard fan of fast cars to appreciate the wonder and entertainment that is Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. So if you have a Dubai visa and are on your way to this Emirate, a small detour to Abu Dhabi to visit the Ferrari World is a must.
The Car Gallery
Sometimes cars help you get from point A to B, but sometimes they’re a work of art, and a Ferrari falls in the latter category - sleek, exquisite and radiating elegance. You don’t have to understand cars to appreciate its beauty. The Ferrari World puts on display some of the best cars Ferrari has to offer. You can get an up close and personal look at some of the cars and trace the history of Ferrari and their evolution over the years. Trust me, you’ll be awestruck.
The Formula Rossa
The roaring noise as the engine revs, an indicator of the strength and power that the machine holds, is only a glimpse of what is about to occur, and then you set off, the wind spraying your hair as the world passes by in a blur. Before you know it, it’s all over. Your tingling nerves and the adrenaline pumping through your veins serve as the only reminder of what you just experienced. Confused? Not entirely sure what we’re talking about? Well it’s the experience of surviving the Formula Rossa, the fastest roller-coaster ride in the world. The entire ride is over in 2 mins, so you can just imagine the speed at which this ride goes. A speed of 240 km/hr, it’s a pure adrenaline rush. After this ride, you’ll definitely get the allure of adrenaline junkies.
Tip: Brace your neck as the initial pick up speed might cause a whiplash.
While Formula Rossa might be the biggest attraction of the Ferrari World, rest assured it’s not the only one. There are loads of other interesting stuff and rides to keep you entertained throughout the day. Keep your eyes open as they even have shows every few hours. A complete entertainment - Speed of Magic, Viaggio in Italia, Tyre Twist are the names of just some of the other attractions. Intrigued? Sorry! No spoilers, you’ll have to go to Ferrari World to figure out what these rides are. Once you go in, you’ll be so engrossed, you won’t know where the time flies away.
Author : Sanjana Sule