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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  • Probably the best thing to see in Dubai! Amazing water show, nice surroundings! Little bit crowded in weekends, but is worthy to visit.  more »
  • If you want to step into the boat than that there stands for, costs something (not very much) but then you stand not in the mass of the people. Every half hour there is a show and that is each time different. Very nice certainly from the water. The pictures that have been added are from the year 2015 Oct. Each year as we get to the Dubai mall are we look briefly at the fountains.
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  • To be honest, I was going to skip watching the fountain show at night because I preferred to join the city bus night tour so I could see more of the city. I was thinking, oh it's just another one of t...  more »

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