Expo 2020 Feature

Sameem – Story of Our Culture

The story of our land, the story of our culture

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Sameem – Story of Our Culture 360

Discover Sameem – Story of Our Culture in 360°

Explore the UAE'sdiverse landscapes

The Sameem open-air pavilion takes the shape of a rough rectangle built from modular majlis (or sitting place) structures, covered in woven fabrics in geometric motifs. The center of the pavilion is open, and the plot is filled with palm trees as well native UAE greenery and shrubs. Through the pavilion, different areas evoke the mountains, desert and coast.


Explore the UAE’s coastal environment through traditional dhow boats.

Learn about the resources that connect Emiratis to their land.