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Area in focus: Dubai Water Canal

  • Dubai Water Canal is designed to be a waterfront destination offering luxury canal living with stunning views of various Dubai landmarks and the Gulf
  • Slicing elegantly through the heart of the city, the Dubai Water Canal brings beauty and business together seamlessly. It aims to develop mixed-use, Hospitality and Retail, and residential developments, which you could invest in
  • Jumeirah, historically linked to Dubai‚Äôs past is designed to be an internal experience surrounded by exclusive villas. Crossed by the Dubai Water Canal, this is one of the sought-after residential areas of the city. The coastal neighborhood provides residents with not only an energetic lifestyle but many great conveniences
  • It will feature one shopping centre, four hotels, 450 restaurants, luxury housing, walkways, cycle paths, 80,000 square metres for public places and facilities, as well as private marinas for boats and a new Trade Centre at the entrance of the canal

Pedestrian bridges like no other


  • The full length of the canal has five pedestrian bridges, three of which connect either side of the canal with unique aesthetic specifications. The first and second bridges are located between Shaikh Zayed Road and Al Wasl Roads, and the third bridge is located in the area between Al Wasl and Jumeirah Roads
  • All bridges are fitted with electric elevators and escalators on both sides. The second bridge has a concrete slope to serve cyclists


Eco-friendly, tourism haven, business hub

  • The canal will improve the quality of water of the entire waterway (Creek, Business Bay, and the Water Canal) by 33 percent, improving the turnover of water in the entire system to four times a year. The canal will moderate the temperature like the artificial water canal in Korea
  • The canal will be a go-to tourist destination. It is expected to attract more than 30 million visitors per annum
  • The canal will increase the competitiveness of Dubai in attracting events and conventions, because of its excellent infrastructure. It will also enhance the tourist and commercial activities on both banks of the canal as well as surrounding areas. It will appreciate the value of land in the proximity of the canal and the value of properties in the area are likely to double
  • The canal will also enhance the role of marine transport in support of tourist, commercial and residential activities within the project area. It will link the area with other marine communities and projects in Dubai. The ridership of marine transit modes in the canal is expected to exceed one million riders per annum up to 2020, and the number is expected to jump to four million riders by 2030. This is equivalent to about 2.9 million journeys by vehicles on roads
  • In order to fulfill the requirements of the smart city needs, smart electric poles controllable with a smart app have been used


New marine stations
With nine marine stations, three daily ferry trips are available for visitors.


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