3 years ago on Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Billed as the world’s most prestigious square kilometre and described as the new heart of the city, Downtown Dubai is US$20 billion flagship project of Emaar Properties. It is a mixed-use 500-acre development boasting world-class assets including commercial, residential, hotel, entertainment, shopping and leisure components set in open green spaces dotted with lakes and other distinct water features. Located at its centre is Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building developed by Emaar.
Downtown Dubai adds to Dubai a vibrant retail and leisure component with The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination. Also a key Arabian leisure component is Souk Al Bahar, a modern shopping mall which draws inspiration from Arabesque architectural elements.
A major attraction of Downtown Dubai is The Dubai Fountain, a captivating musical water spectacle and the world’s tallest performing fountain that is one of the city’s must-visit tourist attractions.
Downtown Dubai also features world-class hospitality & leisure facilities including six hotels managed and owned by Emaar Hospitality Group – Armani Hotel Dubai, the world’s first Armani Hotel located in Burj Khalifa; The Address Downtown Dubai; The Address Dubai Mall; The Palace - The Old Town; and Al Manzil and Qamardeen at The Old Town.
Burj Park is a spectacular green addition to Downtown Dubai. At the heart of the island is a 1.5 hectare park that is immaculately maintained with lush greenery and ample seating. It is a family destination ideal for events and informal get-togethers. Overlooking the Waterfront Promenade of The Dubai Mall, the park offers spectacular views of Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, the world’s tallest performing fountain. The park is spectacularly lit up with specially designed light cubes presenting to the public an unprecedented leisure attraction.
Downtown Dubai offers a lifestyle destination set in a distinct mix of traditional and modern architecture where people live, work and play.