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The Dubai Fountain is the world’s largest dancing fountain system set on the 30-acre manmade Burj Khalifa Lake near The Dubai Mall & Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Here are 5 fun facts about the world’s tallest performing water fountain if you didn’t know them already.
1. The Height
The fountain features powerful high-pressure water jets and shooters that shoots water up to an impressive 500 feet in the air which is equivalent to that of a 50-story building.
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2. The Size
At over 900 ft in length – The Dubai Fountain is situated on the 30-acre Burj Lake equivalent to over 2 football pitches. Enjoy the beautiful Burj Khalifa, that makes for a perfect backdrop.
3. The Lighting
It was designed by WET Design, the California-based company responsible for the fountains at the Bellagio Hotel Lake in Las Vegas. The fountain is illuminated by 6,600 WET lights and 25 colored projectors that create a visual masterpiece.
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4. The View
There are 3 ways to experience the show. The Dubai Fountain Boardwalk is the newest addition to the experience where visitors can stand just 9 meters from the fountain if they want to get up-close. If standing and watching a show isn’t your thing then get comfortable in The Dubai Fountain Lake Ride that gives you front row seats to the best show in town. Hop onboard a traditional Abra and witness the magic of the fountains unlike ever before.
5. The Music
The water dances to different choreographed melodies that will leave you shaking a leg too. Some popular tracks include Michael Jackson’s Thriller, Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman’s Time to Say Goodbye, and most recently Power by Korean pop band EXO.
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