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Dubai Fountains

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Downtown Dubai
As featured in 3 Days in Dubai and 9 other guides
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Address: Financial Centre Road | Dubai Mall, Dubai 126882, United Arab Emirates
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet...

Choreographed to music, the Dubai Fountain shoots water as high as 500 feet –that’s as high as a 50-story building. Designed by creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Vegas, Dubai Fountain Performances occur daily on the 30-acre Burj Khalifa Lake.

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Relaxing evening what a performance

Fantastic. Emotional and perfect evening so skilfully orchestrated beautiful to watch what great crowds many visits there

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Are they worth the hype? Well they are fun, interesting but very short! Time your visit to the mall so you can pop out, view them, then continue shopping. The day we visited we caught one short session, went back later to see more - however there was a thunderstorm, so due to technical reasons the Fountains were not active!

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East Midlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic. Emotional and perfect evening so skilfully orchestrated beautiful to watch what great crowds many visits there

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After a long shopping session in the Dubai Mall, this is all you want to see down the exit to Financial Centre Road.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is around 10 minutes long but it is worth watching if you have the time. The fountains are set against the Burj Khalifa as a back drop and great music and lighting. it's beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every 1/2 hour showing after dark, excellent and well worth going to see it. A must see for all ages.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been lucky enough to see the fountain display at the Bellagio in Las Vegas and this was that on steroids. Different music due to setting but still a brilliant thing to watch and get a few pictures of. Lots of restaurants around the fountain but normal standing observation points too so you won't struggle for a view point.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've seen the fountain several times. Getting the "best" view is a challenge with the bridge areas crowded long before the show. Still, views elsewhere are good such as at the surrounding restaurants, with Serafino working out for us. Very colorful and fun for everyone if you can bear with the crowds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

fun to watch and especially to see them dance to the local music. At night they even change the colors so go see in day and at night

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely evening activity and interesting choices of music always offered in the evening, just a shame the crowd there is so pushy

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't know, but I got a feeling that i was in Disneyland. As with everything in Dubai,this is suppousingly the biggest of its kind in the world. We saw it during the dark time and of course it was nice to see the water dancing in accordance with the peaceful music.I just heard afterwards that they have different music... More 

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Staying in Downtown Dubai

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Downtown Dubai
You can’t fail to miss Dubai’s iconic Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. It towers over the city and resides in the prestigious Downtown development. Once an old army base, Downtown is now the jewel in Dubai’s crown, a beautiful residential and leisure area housing not only the world’s tallest building, but the world’s largest fountains and mall. Wide marble sidewalks are perfect for strolling, with restaurants, art galleries and children’s play areas. Specially commissioned sculptures line the roads and Downtown is often used as a canvas for modern art displays and community events such as Classic Car Shows and National Day parades. In the cooler months, cross one of the many bridges to the Burj Khalifa park and enjoy a picnic alongside residents and visitors, or enjoy a lunch or dinner watch the dancing fountains. Because of its mixed use, Downtown is a fantastic place to mix with Dubai residents and locals and watch real life unfold in a cosmopolitan environment.
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