Look how the fountain jets draw fancy colored patterns, flying up to a height of 150 meters. It`s an absolute stunner.
Dubai singing fountains are one of the largest in the world. At first an artificial lake was created in the heart of Dubai. The Californian specialists were involved in the project later to make not just a fountain, but a real show of music, dance and light. 2525 color projectors and 6600 spotlights create the illusion of movement. The most colorful show you'll see at night, when the "dance" of fountains particularly stand out against the background of the blackening sky.
How to do?
1. It's the center of Dubai, so it's easy to get here. Take the metro and go to the Burj Khalifa station or the Dubai Mall. You can also take buses 27, 29 and F13. Get off at the Dubai Mall Terminus or Burj Khalifa.
2. The main landmark is the famous Burj Khalifa. Go from the stop to its side. If the show has already begun, you will see the light of the fountains. They say that it can be seen at a distance of up to 30 km.
Photo: Burj Khalifa
3. Watch the jets of the fountain taking the most incredible shapes to the music of famous Arab and Western performers. Sometimes it even plays "Love, like a dream" by Alla Pugacheva.
Photo: The singing fountains, © lillirod
Where to do?
The Dubai Fountain
The world-famous incredible Dubai Fountain astonishes with its unique and impressive water, light, musical and even fire and smoke shows.83
Location: at the entrance to the Dubai Mall.
Open hours: In the afternoon: daily at 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm (Friday at 1:30 pm and 2:00 pm) without light support, or in the evening from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm (every half an hour). Show singing fountains are always free of charge.
When to do?
The fountain works daily (except Friday) at 13:00 and 13:30. At Fridays - 13:00 and 14:00. Daily evening shows - every 30 minutes from 18:00 to 23:00.
Photo: View of the fountain from the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa
Tips and hints
For a better view, you can go up to one of the Burj Khalifa observation platforms - on floors 124
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