Middle East Architecture


Official name: The Crescent Hydropolis Resort
Basic Information
Designed by Joachim Hauser
Cost $500,000,000
Type Hotel
Maximum depth 66 feet/19.8 meters
More Information
  • This is not the world's first underwater hotel. There is a smaller underwater hotel in Florida, and more underwater hotels are being designed and built around the world.
  • The train is supposed to be able to transport 1,000 people at a time.
  • August, 2003: Hydropolis was announced.
  • December 27, 2008: Arabian Business reported that the long delayed Hydropolis project may be built after all. The developers planned to announce a building timeline in early 2009.
  • August, 2009: MEED reports that the stalled plans for this project were being looked at again.