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“Makes a good night visit”
Review of Dubai Fountains

Dubai Fountains
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$84.00*
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Burj Khalifa Tours and Musical Fountains From Dubai
Ranked #1 of 396 things to do in Dubai
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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“Makes a good night visit”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

The Dubai fountains do provide a great light and water fountains show every 30 minutes at the Dubai mall. Certainly recommended!

Visited April 2013
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“Impressive water display”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

The Dubai Fountain shows are at 1300, 1300, and at every half hour in the evening. The crowds in late April were not too bad and it was easy to get a front row seat.

There are several different songs of varying genre used for the shows. A few minutes before it starts, hundreds of strobe lights under the water are shimmering. They turn off before the show starts. In all, the lights of the surrounding areas are dimmed, then the music starts. The fountains perform many different routines and make cool designs with the water streams. During the high points of the music, the water jets force the water dozens of feet into the air...it is quite impressive! During those high bursts, the sound of the water being forced from the jets is like a small explosion.

Overall, the shows are pretty good, and you'll find yourself hanging around to see another performance. Feel free to move do a different location to get another perspective as the fountain is quite long.

Visited April 2013
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“Great free entertainment”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

We had seen the outlines of the fountains while we were "up" the Burj Khalif, and decided to have a look while we were there. We were early for the performance at 6.00pm but spent a very pleasant 45 minutes walking along the side of the lake outside the Dubai Mall. There were many restaurants lining the side of the Mall and looking out on the lake with both inside and open air seating. It looked good but we didn't partake as we were eating later. As others have said, the display is similar to that at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas in style, with many fountains lit by underwater lights, dancing to music. It may not be as long or dramatic as in Las Vegas, but it was still very enjoyable and well worth the visit.

Visited April 2013
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“Really?”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

OK I was looking forward to sth specail. This looked nothing more than the music fountain downstairs my house..... So a bit disappointed. It only on for four minutes and rested for half an hour. Playing Chinese old songs, which makes it even more similar to my downstairs fountain....

Visited April 2013
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“Magic at Night!”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

Every night just in front of the biggest Skyscraper in the world magic start with a flashing lights and pile of water blasted by cannons in the air. The charming music duet with the sinuous dancing water and the Burj Kalifa step behind like a big frame of a marvelous picture! A must see!!

Visited April 2013
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