Winding through the heart of Downtown Dubai between the Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa and Old Town Island is the large Burj Khalifa Lake. The section of the lake closest to the Dubai Mall doubles as the spectacular 275m-long Dubai Fountain, the world’s biggest, capable of shooting jets of water up to 150m high, and illuminated with over 6000 lights and 25 colour projectors. The fountain really comes to life after dark, spouting carefully choreographed watery flourishes which “dance” elegantly in time to a range of Arabic, Hindi and classical songs, viewable from anywhere around the lake for free.

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