Dubai broke the record this week for the world’s largest fountain, namely ‘The Palm Fountain’. Covering an area of 1335 square metres, it is located at The Pointe shopping and dining district on the Palm Jumeirah, a man-made palm-shaped island.
People gathered at the venue on Thursday evening to watch the show of dancing jets of water, to lights and music.
The Senior Marketing Manager at Guinness World Record, Shaddy Gaad, said “GWR is delighted to official see The Palm Fountain breaking the title of the Largest Fountain. This fountain is an example of another milestone in Dubai’s architectural achievements,” and declared it as being “officially amazing.”
The new Palm Fountain at The Pointe has more than 3000 LED lights, 7500 nozzles and they can shoot water up to 105m, as per Guinness.
The Managing Director of Nakheel Malls, which operates The Pointe, Omar Khoury, said “This is an historic moment which further underscores our commitment to bringing new and unique experiences to the city for the benefit of all stakeholders.”
During the launch, there were other live entertainment and firework displays. For the safety of visitors’, the authorities have deployed Dubai Police and strengthened mall security for easy flow of visitors and to ensure that coronavirus restrictions are in place.
The attraction will not be open to public from sunset to midnight.