Dubai Canal

About Dubai Canal

Dubai Canal is an artificial water canal unveiled on 2 October 2013 and inaugurated on 9 November 2016. The canal side-walk comprises one shopping centre, four hotels, 450 restaurants, luxury housing, walkways and cycle paths. It is a 3.2 km (2.0 mi) long project starting from Business Bay into the Persian Gulf through Safa Park and Jumeirah. The width ranges from 80 m (260 ft) to 120 m (390 ft). It is 6 m (20 ft) feet deep and be crossed by 8 m (26 ft) high bridges. It creates new public places and facilities with a total area of 80,000 m2 (860,000 sq ft) with private marinas for boats and a trade centre at the entrance of the canal. The development was designed by AE7 Architects and Planners.

Built by BESIX Group subsidiary Six Construct, the canal is crossed by 3 pedestrian/bicycle bridges, including the Dubai Water Canal Bridge, better known as the Twisted Bridge and now renamed Bridge of Tolerance, so named by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on November 15, 2017

  • Iconic waterfront location
  • Promenade for leisure activities
  • Luxury residential developments
  • Waterfront dining options
  • Pedestrian bridges and walkways
  • Floating restaurants and cafes
  • Water taxi and ferry services

Available Projects in Dubai Canal