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Saturday, January 17, 2009

WORLD LARGEST FOUNTAIN IN DUBAI

Emaar water spectacle

Emaar Properties plans to build one of the largest fountains in the world as the centrepiece of its Downtown Burj Dubai project.The fountains, which has yet to be named, will be capable of shooting water over 150 metres into the air - the height of a 50-storey building - and stretch over 275 metres - the length of two football fields
The $218 million project will be 25 percent larger than the iconic fountains at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas
Like the Fountains of Bellagio, Emaar's fountains will include an integral light and sound show and is expected to become one of Dubai's major tourist attractions, drawing over 10 million visitors per year.
The fountains will shoot 22,000 gallons of water in the air at any given moment and feature over 6,600 lights and 50 colour projectors.

The fountains have yet to be named and a cash prize of $27,225 has been assigned to the winner of a competition to name the water featureThe structure is scheduled to be operational by 2009.

7 comments:

Lady Glamis said...

Hey, that's pretty cool! Better than the Bellagio, even.

Thank you for sharing!

Ashraf said...

Modern wonder I guess.

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O Faroleiro said...

Very interesting information.
In Dubai everything is possible. Since hotels with more than 5 stars to high building that beat the record for height. This means the power of money or black gold...

In this momment, I'm very busy in terms of work. This is the reason because I'm out of the personal blog. Also, I'm writing about infidelity and this issue is not so simple when it comes from my self...
Very soon, I'll post the next one.
Have a good weekend

Prabhav said...

this is amazing..! thnks 4 sharing.. and how u get all these interesting stuff.. i mean.. its too good and tat which has not thru media either.!

tamseer said...

Well Dubai is a fantastic place, this is amazing..! it is really growing as a premium business center of Asia and in the coming days Dubai Property has a bright future.

Dots said...

Wow! Is this for real! Well, it looks cool!

Brad Zurich said...

Mohamed Ali Alabbar, Chairman of Dubai's Financial Advisory Council and Emaar Properties, believes the fall in property prices in the emirate will average 20 per cent. He said the Dubai Government was handling the real estate situation by studying projects that would be cancelled or postponed or were continuing and would take appropriate action.
Dubai Properties