Al Wasl Plaza

The beating heart of Expo 2020

In the spotlight


Expo 2020 Dubai Opening Ceremony

The first World Expo in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, Expo 2020 opened with a celebration of global connection and hope for the future.

Thursday, September 30th

  • Location
  • Architect

    Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Al Wasl

Al Wasl Plaza 360

Discover Al Wasl Plaza in 360°

Extraordinaryand magical

Al Wasl Plaza is 130 metres in diameter and more than 67 metres tall. Delicate-looking despite its titanic scale, her pattern is inspired by our Expo's logo, which is fully visible at the oculus.

The beating heart of Expo 2020

The life force of the Expo 2020 site, Al Wasl Plaza proudly carries the old name of Dubai.

Al Wasl Plaza 360° Immersive Experiences

A series of immersive 360° videos of Al Wasl's projection shows that put you centre stage for each stunning performance.

The Beating Heart of Expo


Notice the Expo logo at the centre of Al Wasl Plaza's oculus.

Experience a towering structure under which the Leaning Tower of Pisa could fit.