Worlds largest water fountain
the worlds largest Fountain is in Dubai dwarfs the Bellagio fountain. Besides being the land with the tallest building and the tallest arch bridge in the world, Dubai is also the home of the world’s tallest fountain.Dubai could become the most technologically advanced city in the world in the next couple of years. As you might already know, there will also be the tallest building in the world, as well as some other superlatives, including, the biggest mall, the biggest amusement park, hotels, man-made islands, and many others. The latest projects include the first dynamic building and the coolest fountain. The fountain is said to be the largest and tallest in the world, costing around $281 million. You thought the Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas was the real deal? Take a look at how the Dubai fountain will end up looking.
Dubai Fountain facts and numbers
- The Dubai Fountain length 275 meters (900 ft) – more than 2 football fields, and 25% larger than the Bellagio Fountain in Las Vegas, visible from over 20 miles away up (in space) or horizontally if you have a clear line of sight.
- Dubai Fountain height of 150 meters (500 ft) apparently.
- Dubai Fountain height increased to 275 meters in a press release 02 January 2010 announcing the addition of a new song (Inshed An Aldar): “The Dubai Fountain can reach a height of 275 metres (900 ft) and is equipped with powerful nozzles capable of shooting water higher than a 50-storey building” which sounds like a very tall 50-storey building, and the water jets don’t look anything like as high as 900 ft.
- 22,000 gallons of water in the air at any given moment.
- More than 6,600 lights with 1,000 different water combinations to drift into your dinner if you’re on one of the Souk Al Bahar terrace restaurants when the wind is blowing your way. Music will be played to accompany your soggy steak.
- 50 colour projectors according to original information, down to 25 according to the Dubai Mall website, but we’ve only ever seen white.
- The Burj Dubai Lake fills the gap between the Dubai Mall, The Palace Hotel, Souk Al Bahar and The Address hotel. The Dubai Fountain plumbing doesn’t run down as far as The Address though.