Legacy International Center to Open This Winter in San Diego

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

$200 million project features an exhibit and attraction hall and more 

A first-of-its-kind experience, Legacy International Center, located in the heart of San Diego’s famed Mission Valley, is set to be unveiled this January 2020. Featuring a 126-room hotel and conference center; an International Experience Center; and a 500-seat performing arts theater, this one-of-a-kind resort is poised to become one of the region’s premier destinations.

Conceived by Dr. Morris Cerullo, who has traveled to 93 countries and spoken to more than 5 million people in his 88 years, the Legacy International Center will provide a wide variety of activities for visitors —whether for a day trip to experience the International Experience Center, or for a weekend stay at the hotel.

“San Diego has been my home since 1959 and I’m thrilled to bring this vision to life in such a beautiful and vibrant community,” said Dr. Cerullo. “San Diego is an incredibly diverse city and we look forward to welcoming people of all cultures, faiths, and backgrounds to experience the Legacy International Center.” ? ?

A Glimpse into Legacy International Center:

A dramatic 18-foot-tall interactive globe will give visitors the chance to learn about different cultures–a feature that won the “2019 Product of the Year” at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention in Las Vegas.

A series of galleries that offer immersive stories told in two- to three-minute increments via floor-to-ceiling video projections.

A 4-D, 100-seat motion theater, conceived by former Disney Imagineers, where guests can experience “Wings Over Israel,” a full sensory “hang gliding” tour of Israel complete with sights, sounds and scents.

An underground maze of stone chamber catacombs where massive original works of biblical art by world-renowned 3-D illusion artist Kurt Wenner will line the walls.

Dining experiences that are overseen by celebrated San Diego Executive Chef Brian Freerksen with options that include a fine dining Italian prime steakhouse, Theresa’s, with intimate indoor dining as well as an open-air patio. For more casual fare, The Fountains will offer unique twists on American favorites with indoor and outdoor plaza seating. 

The Legacy Plaza will serve as the Center’s gathering place for visitors to enjoy San Diego’s perennial sunshine and feature:

A 110-foot-long Western Wall, made from authentic Jerusalem Gold limestone from Israel, will pay tribute to the famed and beloved Wailing Wall in Jerusalem.

A thirty-head Show Fountain, created by revered fountain builders Outside the Lines, will come to life several times an hour in a blend of music, light and water dance for the delight of guests of all ages.

The International Market is where guests can discover goods, foods and spices from around the world in an ancient souk atmosphere.  

An awesome display of light and sound every December during Christmas City USA will feature a 50-foot Christmas tree that will come to life during an LED light show choreographed with the show fountain.

The Pavilion Theater with a 500-seat, multi-use performing arts theater will feature a variety of programs, from movies to live performance. Behind the scenes, full studio capabilities will be available, including a recording studio, edit bays and audio booths.

The Legacy Conference Center, which is adjacent to the theater, has 6,000 square feet of meetings space, which is available for bookings, featuring convertible rooms to fit a wide variety of groups.

??For more information, visit legacysandiego.com.

A dramatic 18-foot-tall interactive globe will give visitors the chance to learn about different cultures.


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