Dream Island, the largest indoor theme park in Europe, has officially opened in Moscow. The huge indoor theme park is built on a 100-hectare site, comprising of an indoor zone area that extends for 300,000 sq. mt.

Within the theme park are a number of themed areas including Lost World of Dinosaurs, Hello Kitty, Smurfs Village, Snow Queen’s Castle, Hotel Transylvania and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Dream Island is also home to over 15 cafés, food trucks and restaurants serving themed F&B. There are also 11 shops selling themed toys, souvenirs, jewellery, clothes, homeware and other items.

The theme park features a city promenade with buildings inspired from the architecture of Rome, London, Barcelona and Beverly Hills.

Amiran Mutsoev, chairman of the board of directors at Dream Island, described the launch of Dream Island as being one of the most “anticipated events” in Moscow. Commenting on the opening of the theme park, Mutsoev said: [Dream Island] will become the undisputed leader of the national entertainment industry due to its unique concept and high socio-economic significance.

“Our project will also become a significant driver for the development of the city’s infrastructure, one of the main leisure spaces for visitors of all ages, as well as a world-class tourist attraction,” Amiran Mutsoev added.



Dream Island has announced the characters that will meeting and greeting guests in 2020.

Smurfs, Dracula, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Hello Kitty, among others, will be meeting guests is a series of regular meet-and-greet sessions planned for the Moscow theme park this year.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle favourites, including Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, will be entertaining guests arriving at the park during the sessions.

Olya and Maxim will be mingling with visitors at the park’s Dream Race zone, while the three snowmen and a polar bear will be regular characters at the Snow Queen’s Castle.

Dracula and his cronies Frankenstein, Murray the Mummy and daughter Mavis, will be greeting guests at the park’s Hotel Transylvania.

The Lost World of Dinosaurs will be home to Mowgli and Baloo, as Smurf favourites including Papa Smurf and Smurfette will be causing a stir at Smurfs Village.

Dmity Ragozin, head of shows and entertainment at Dream Island, commented on the new sessions: “Meet-and-greet sessions with animated heroes is an essential part of theme parks all over world and our Dream island won’t be an exception.

“In each of the eight themed zones visitors will be greeted by favourite heroes, with whom it will be possible to take photos, take autographs or just hug,” Ragozin added.