The Dubai Fountain | Lady & her Sweet Escapes

Feb 9, 2013

The Dubai Fountain

There are a lot of musical fountains in the UAE, yet the Dubai Fountain at Burj Lake in Downtown Dubai remains to be the most astonishing of them all. California-based WET, the creators of the Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas, designed the Dubai Fountain. It is the world's largest dancing fountain with a length of 900 ft and has nozzles capable to shoot water sprays up to 500 ft high

When my husband and I were newbies in Dubai, we wanted to go to Dubai Mall every weekend just to watch the fountain show. It somehow eased the homesickness and helped us chase the blues away. Worries were forgotten as the water started to dance in graceful and whimsical ways. We have watched the show in every angle; from Dubai Mall, from Souk Al Bahar, from Burj Park, from Burj Khalifa and we even had an aerial view from a restaurant's terrace. 

Dubai Fountain

These photos were taken at Souk Al Bahar. 
Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain

 It was even more breathtaking from Dubai Mall's viewing decks at several restaurants. 
The photos below were taken at TGIFridays' terrace. 
Dubai Fountain Top View

Dubai Fountain Best View

Now, we don't get to watch the fountain show as often as before, mainly because Dubai has a lot to offer and not because we got tired after watching a thousand times. We can never have enough of the free and amazing world-class entertainment. The Dubai Fountain remains to be our favorite, a trip to Downtown Dubai is never complete without watching a show or two. It never fails to impress and de-stress. 

Dubai Fountain Fascinating Facts
* World’s largest dancing fountain
* In sync with classical, Arabic and world music
* 1.5 million lumens of projected light
* Spray heights of up to 500 feet
* 22,000 gallons of airborne water
* Set in Burj Khalifa Lake, right outside The Dubai Mall on Lower Ground Waterfront Promenade in the heart of Downtown Dubai.

Watch a video of The Dubai Fountain, in sync with Andrea Bocelli's Con Te Partiro, from YouTube.

Show Schedule:
1:00pm First afternoon show
1:30pm Second afternoon show

Evening Shows:
6:00 PM to 11:00 PM Sun - Wed
6:00 PM to 11:30 PM Thu – Sat
(every 30 minutes)

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