Dubai Fountains, Dubai

Enjoy the show at Dubai Fountains, located on a 12 hectare (30 acre) manmade lake beneath the city's megatall skyscraper. The elaborate set of choreographed water features was the largest of its kind upon completion in 2009. The fountains shoot water up to 152.4 m (500 ft) into the air, in time to a varied playlist of songs from around the world. A total of 6,600 lights and 25 colored projectors illuminate the waters, creating quite a spectacle around midday and regularly in the evenings. Dubai Fountains is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Dubai Edition.
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  • 18 her half-hour water games with music (alternating) offered. Must see. Free just enjoying that.
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  • The water games must be seen, is very nice together with the music and lighting. Was however only very briefly.
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  • The fountains with their lights and music are too good and free. You can sit/stand there for as long as you want (in the evenings after 6).  more »

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