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NEOM Announces UTAMO,  A Futuristic Art and Entertainment Destination in Saudi Arabia

NEOM has unveiled Utamo, an immersive cutting-edge art and entertainment destination in Saudi Arabia. 

Located along the Gulf of Aqaba coastline and nestled within mountains, it combines nature with technology.

The entrance will feature a beautiful lush garden promenade which leads to a 64m high entrance leading to the grand hall.

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Utamo: Blending Nature with Technology

NEOM Announces UTAMO A Futuristic Art and Entertainment Destination in Saudi Arabia
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Utamo is a unique destination that blends the natural beauty of Saudi Arabia with advanced technology. Cocooned within a mountain along the Gulf of Aqaba coastline, Utamo stands out as an event space. 

Its distinct setting will serve as a venue for global artists to host entertainment events, exhibitions, and art activations that aim to redefine traditional entertainment experiences.

What to Expect from Utamo

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Utamo promises to offer a one-of-a-kind experience. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect:

  • A grand entrance featuring a garden promenade with an extended pathway lined with over 50 species of shrubs, herbs, and flowers.
  • A 64-meter-high entrance with beautiful art and design elements.
  • Revolutionary, exclusive grand theater performances converge reality and the digital realm.
  • VIP lounges and signature restaurants for a full sensory experience.

The Gateway To A New World

Utamo combines the natural beauty of its surroundings with cutting-edge design and technology. It’s a place where art and architecture merge seamlessly, offering visitors an unparalleled experience. 

The event space is consciously designed to facilitate immersive artistic installations and performances. Advanced audio-visual systems will give guests sensory experiences, making them feel part of the performance.

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An Unforgettable Entrance

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Visitors will arrive at Utamo via a garden promenade featuring an array of more than 50 species of shrubs, herbs, and flowers. This extended pathway leads to a grand hall with a 64-meter-high entrance, a tribute to art and design that sets the stage for the awe-inspiring experiences awaiting guests.

A Theatre of the Future

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Utamo is designed to be a theatre of the future, a place where reality and the digital world converge. It will host events that aim to redefine the benchmark of entertainment. 

The multipurpose performance space, VIP lounges, and signature restaurants will make Utamo one of the world’s most exclusive event spaces. It’s poised to host performances from the globe’s greatest artists.

A Treasure of Tomorrow

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The space will be carefully crafted to facilitate immersive artistic installations and performances. Advanced audio-visual systems will captivate guests with sensory experiences, enveloping them in audio-visual wonder as they become part of the performance.

A Commitment to Conservation

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In line with NEOM’s commitment to conservation and sustainable development, Utamo’s design and construction will employ cutting-edge techniques to ensure minimal intervention with the surrounding environment. 

This approach aligns with NEOM’s goal of creating natural spaces that support sustainable development.

Utamo’s Strategic Location

Utamo is strategically located along the coastline of the Gulf of Aqaba. It’s nestled within a mountain, providing a unique backdrop of rocky mountains, nature, and starry skies.

NEOM’s vision

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Utamo is a testament to NEOM’s vision of creating unique, sustainable spaces that redefine the benchmark of entertainment. As NEOM continues to evolve, we can expect more exciting announcements to strengthen its position as a sustainable development and innovation leader.

Other NEOM Projects

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Beyond the unveiling of NEOM Utamo, numerous other giga-projects contribute to realizing the $500 billion “city of the future.” Within this expansive vision, several new destinations have been announced recently in NEOM.

Siranna is an exclusive tourism escape on the Gulf of Aqaba coastline in northwest Saudi Arabia. The futuristic and ultra-luxurious hexagon-shaped hotel is due to feature a 65-room hotel and 35 exclusive residences designed in hexagonal pillars with uninterrupted views of the Red Sea.

Epicon is a new luxury coastal tourist destination in Saudi Arabia, featuring gravity-defying skyscrapers, a hotel, a luxury resort, and residences in the Gulf of Aqaba.

Leyja is a destination set to feature three luxury hotels in the Gulf of Aqaba. The trio of hotels will be overseen by the Habitas group and are scheduled to open in 2028.

These are announced as major tourist hotspots characterized by towering skyscrapers, futuristic habitats, and tranquil hotels seamlessly integrated with nature. The evolution of ecotourism within this ambitious framework continues to redefine excellence.

Keep Reading: NEOM Unveils Siranna, A Hexagon Shaped Luxury Hotel on The Gulf of Aqaba

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