The tourist industry has driven much of MENA’s biggest building projects, often combining a spectacular visitor attraction and unique engineering design. Here are 10 of the world's finest giant aquariums incorporated into some of the most challenging engineering projects, which attract visitors in the millions each year.
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Giant aquariums challenge the expertise of engineers and contractors to the limit - but once complete are visually stunning and a huge visitor attraction.
The hospitality sector has incorporated mega aquariums into hotel resorts, such as Atlantis at The Palm Dubai, where guests can have a bedroom view into an undersea world. In this case, developers now see the potential of including aquariums in their projects to add an extra feature while also adding more value for visitors and the overall decor of the building itself.
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