The Dubai fountain is the world’s largest and one of the world’s tallest fountains, surpassing the Fountains of Bellagio at Las Vegas by a 25%. The Dubai fountains is 275 m (902.2 ft), which is more than the length of two football fields, and has five circles of varying sizes and two central arcs.
The Dubai Fountains can be seen from over 32.2 km (20.0 mi) away up or horizontally if you have a clear line of sight. The fountains can shoot to the maximum height of 150 m (492.1 ft), which is equivalent to a 40-storey building or high enough to wash the windows a fifth of the way up the Burj Khalifa.
The fountain was designed by WET Design, the California-based company responsible for the fountains at the Bellagio Hotel Lake in Las Vegas. IIt was built at a cost of $218 million USD which is the total cost of the Fountain’s lake, the fountain, and its filtration system