Emaar Properties PJSC marks a further innovation in Downtown Dubai, the company’s premier urban development, with the opening of Downtown Slide, an exciting new attraction that is free for all to try.
A first-of-its-kind project, the slide is situated in a prime location in Burj Plaza, overlooking Burj Khalifa and Souk Al Bahar, providing a unique alternative in the journey of residents and visitors to the heart of Downtown Dubai.
Suitable for kids and ‘big-kids’ alike, the stainless steel slide is seven metres tall at its highest point. It is designed with precision German engineering (by the same company who created SEGA Republic’s ‘Giant Slider’ attractions), providing a fun and exhilarating experience for riders as they travel along the 19m long tube, mounted at a 30 degree angle, eventually meeting a soft landing on the two square metre floor mat at the bottom.
Innovative technology ensures that Downtown Slide is safe and cool for riders to use, even in peak summer; state-of-the-art insulation has been incorporated into the integral design which keeps the internal area of the slide cool even when external temperatures exceed 100 degrees centigrade on the exterior.
The flagship development of Emaar, Downtown Dubai welcomes tens of millions of visitors each year, and is also most sought-after residential and commercial property destination. Fascinating attractions also include The Dubai Fountain, which offers a spectacular waterfront for The Dubai Mall and Souk Al Bahar, and At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY, the highest outdoor observatory in the world.
Location: Burj Plaza, Downtown Dubai
Ramadan Opening hours: 5pm until 2am
Normal Opening Hours: 4pm until 1am
Open to public free of charge