Nakheel Malls recently broke the record for the world’s largest fountain, measuring at a whopping 7,327 m² in Dubai, UAE.
By Mohamad Kaddoura
The record-breaking fountain named The Palm Fountain was designed with a few tricks including colour and brightness controls.
Located at The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah, the waterfront attraction creates a relaxing environment while its water jets dance to songs from all around the world.
The fountain spreads over 14,000 ft² of seawater and is equipped with shooters capable of blasting water 105 metres into the air.
It also features over 3,000 LED lights in multiple colors that light up the sky over the ocean.
During the launch event for the massive fountain, visitors of The Pointe were invited to multiple festivities that started at 4pm.
The entertainment included multiple DJs, dance shows and a firework show.
The show saw many attendants, from excited residents to tourists, who witnessed The Palm Fountain break the world record.
The strictest health and safety measures and rules were followed during the show, such as temperature checks.
The Palm Fountain is open to the public year-round and presents multiple shows that see its water jets sway and dance to various popular songs including local Khaleeji, international and classical music.
“This is a historic moment for Nakheel Malls and further underscores our commitment to bring new and unique experiences for the benefit of all stakeholders. This milestone is a true celebration of Dubai’s resilience and we look forward to the inspiration it will bring the visitors at The Pointe, residents of the UAE, our retailers, tourists and the wider international community.” – Omar Khoory, Managing Director of Nakheel Malls
“GWR is delighted to officially see The Palm Fountain breaking the title of the Largest fountain,” Shaddy Gaad, Senior Marketing Manager – MENA at Guinness World Records said.
“This fountain is an example of another milestone in Dubai’s architectural achievements and we are excited to declare it Officially Amazing™.” More