17 October 2017Last updated

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James Bond drops in at Downtown Dubai

Aston Martin, a boat and a helicopter have landed in Dubai to celebrate 50th anniversary of James Bond franchise

Staff report
9 Nov 2016 | 03:17 pm
  • A James Bond Q Boat is moored at The Dubai Mall, outside Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.

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  • A sleek Aston Martin from the James Bond franchise is now parked at The Dubai Mall – At The Top, Burj Khalifa entrance

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Check out the Bond essentials – the helicopter, boat and Aston Martin – already on display in The Dubai Mall before gearing up for the ‘Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style’ exhibition. The exhibition which debuts in the Middle East at Burj Khalifa ANNEX on November 14 is to celebrate 50 years of James Bond franchise.

Since its inception at the Barbican Centre, London, in 2012, it has been exhibited in many places including Toronto, Shanghai and Paris.

The helicopter is outside Reel Cinemas on level 10. Aston Martin DB10, synonymous with the Bond franchise, is parked at the entrance to At The Top, Burj Khalifa on lower ground level.

Completing the trio is the Q Boat (seen in The World is Not Enough) moored outside Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo.

The exhibition will include costumes, gadgets and props which have been a part of the James Bond franchise.

From November 14, 2016, to February 13, 2017. Tickets can be purchased at 

Staff report

Staff report