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Dubai Fountains, the world's largest fountain show!
Dubai Fountain is one of those few fountains in the world known for its spectacular dancing water show. Set in the 30-acres of scenic Burj Khalifa Lake, this beautiful fountain show is world's largest choreographed fountain system. No wonder, it is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai! The fountain equipped with projectors, lights and pumps shoots 83,000 liters of water as high as 150 meters in the air. Illuminated lights and colored projectors beautifully complement the dancing and swirling fountains!
The Dubai fountains were designed by the same company that created the world-famous dance-to-music fountain in front of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. However the Dubai Fountain includes many advanced features with some high pyrotechnic blasts, high-pressure water shoots resembling the shapes of firework displays and extraordinary swirls. When the fountains were opened in 2009 they included extreme shooters with the pressure capacity to 420 ft in the air, but those extreme shooters were disabled for energy conservation reasons. But don't worry, the present day Dubai fountains only use super shooters with 240ft in the air capacity. so the show is still amazing!
The Dubai fountain show is accompanied by some regional and international music and some of the popular songs used in the fountain show are Andrea Bocelli’s Con te partiro, Arabian dance number Shik Shak and the award-winning Swahili song. While the music plays you can see the fountain dancing on the music with more than 6000 illuminated lights and colorful projectors. You will see the bright beams of lights that make each stream of the dancing fountain look shiny, colorful and vibrant during the night.
Whether you love dining with a view or a scenic setting to enjoy your meal and watch the Dubai fountain show, you will be happy to find a plenty of venue choice. Ditch the crowd and enjoy the magnificent Dubai fountain show while enjoying your dinner. Many of the restaurants in the mall offer spacious outdoor lounges that overlook the stunning lake front setting. Every evening and afternoon, you can enjoy the beautiful show while indulging in a romantic setting and sampling gourmet food. These restaurant lounges and terrace settings will offer you an up-close experience of the hugely popular Dubai Fountain show!
Tip: dining with a view at the Dubai fountains is very popular so make a reservation in advance to make sure you have a table!
If watching the Dubai fountains from the ground is not exciting enough you can you now can enjoy the gorgeous views of the fountain show while taking a ride over the fountain with zip lining. The new Xline zip-line tour set at a soaring height of 1,800-feet above Dubai will take you on an adventurous journey for an experience of a lifetime. The zip line will allow you to fly past some of the Dubai’s iconic structures, including Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall and Dubai Fountain. During this 40 second ride, enjoy the trill and the breathtaking view while traveling hundreds of feet over the soaring Dubai fountains.
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The Dubai Fountain show can be visited for free! Only in case you want to do a boat ride you will need to pay.
When taking the Dubai metro you need to get off at the Burj Khalifa / Dubai Mall station. From there you need to take the airconditioned Metro Link bridge, which is about a ten minutes walk to the Dubai Mall. Alternatively you can take bus 27 from the Deira Gold Souk station or bus 29 from the Ghubaiba bus station. The buses stop in front of the Grand Drive Entrance, Lower Ground Floor of the Dubai Mall. Once at the Dubai Mall you follow the signs to the Dubai Fountains which you can reach via the Lowerground floor.
Take the Financial Centre Road exit and park your car in the huge car park under the Dubai Mall. Once at the mall you follow the signs to the Dubai Fountains which you can reach via the Lowerground floor.
" This is fabulous, especially in the evening when the fountains light up and dance to music. The fountains 'dance' every 30 minutes from 6.00pm with each performance lasting for around 4 minutes. The music is a mixture of classical, modern and native and all very atmospheric. An extra bonus is the boardwalk where for 20AED (£4) you can virtually walk on the water very close to the fountain jets - in some parts you will get wet!"
" The Dubai Dance Fountain is a very wonderful place with a stunning modern design that can enjoy the wonderful atmosphere there. It is a lively place with lots and lots of things. The water scene is dancing in a very beautiful harmony. Go with your family to there and you will spend a wonderful time"
" I love this fountain very much. It’s the best show I have ever seen in my life. The show is really nice with the vibrant and fantastic colors. It looks very amazing when the water moves according to the tunes of the music. It was a very colorful and thrilling experience for me"
" Dubai dancing fountain is similar to the dancing fountain in Las Vegas but much better than that. Dancing fountain is amazing specially during special events such as New Years Eve. But it's too crowded on those days. Usually they play music every 15 to 30 minutes. if you are visiting the place watch the show at least two times. They have music varies from Arabic and international artists."
" Fountain show lasts for 4-5 mins but the view is awesome. One must go only after sunset to view this as play of lights is pretty awesome. People smoking here could be avoided as the crowd is usually more and comprised of family with kids and pregnant ladies too. Songs played was pretty good too."
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