sights and attractions places of interest Dubai Water Canal Is 6 Months Old Today
Dubai Water Canal Is 6 Months Old Today
Updated on 08 May 2017

Dubai Water Canal was inaugurated six months ago by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who marked the opening ceremony on 9 November 2016 by pressing a button that sent laser beams racing through and along the canal’s bridges. The Dhs 3.7 billion project between Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), Meydan and Meeras connects Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf.

Touted as one of Dubai’s greatest projects so far, here are 10 pictures of this beauty:

 

 

 

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Tiësto, Ne-Yo, Armin van Buuren and more are set to perform!
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A1 and 911, popular boybands from the 90s, will perform on 22 September at The Agenda, Dubai Media City
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Your little ones will thank you.
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The exhibition will run till 30 November
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Enjoy a five-day comedy tour with brilliant comedians Ahmed Ahmed, Chris Forbes and Rick Kiesewetter
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Celebrate Eid with loads of fun and activities in Dubai
This year's edition will run from 1 to 6 February
Do you love food and more food? Then this is for you. Etisalat Beach Canteen, part of Dubai Food Festival, is back for daily from 8pm onwards until 14 March. The food carnival is on Jumeriah Beach
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Ten full weeks of Dubai Summer Surprises starts from 1 July running until 4 September
The singer will perform on 21 December at 8pm
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The concert will be held on 7 October at Coca-Cola Arena
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Enjoy a spectacular show this National Day
The exhibition is on from 11 to 15 May
The lightsaber will be on display till 31 March at the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
The long weekend is finally here!
Time for some weekend excitement!
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