Burj Khalifa

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uae-dubai-burj-khalifa2Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It is at the heart of Dubai and its people; the centre for the world’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment and the world’s elite home for living. It is the tallest man-made structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and inaugurated on January 4, 2010. Burj Khalifa includes a hotel, the world’s highest nightclub, restaurants and office space on this Building.

 

The tower – a marvel of construction and engineering – is destined to become the great icon of Dubai, one of seven emirates making up the United Arab Emirates. A Y-shaped floor plan maximizes views of the Arabian Gulf. Viewed from the base or the air, Burj Khalifa is evocative of the onion domes prevalent in Islamic architecture.Burj Khalifa houses 900 apartments, 144 homes Armani, luxury restaurants, leisure centers, 49 corporate-storey office, the first Armani hotel in the world, a fitness center with four floors, and 11 acres of park with six sources and water facilities.

World Records:
• The tallest building in the world, 828 meters high and 162 plants.
• Tallest skyscraper (to top of spire): 829.8 m (2,722 ft)
• Building with most floors: 163
• World’s highest elevator installation
• World’s highest observation deck: 148th floor at 555 m (1,821 ft)
• World’s highest nightclub: 144th floor
• World’s second highest swimming pool: 76th floor

Envisaged as one of the finest luxury dining and lounge experiences in the world, At.mosphere has opened doors to guests at Burj Khalifa in Downtown Dubai – A full-fledged lifestyle destination located and described as ‘The Centre of Now.’ At 442 meters (1,350 ft high) on Level 122 and only two levels below ‘At the Top, Burj Khalifa,’ the tower’s observatory deck, At.mosphere presents a unique dining concept that appeals to all epicureans – from fine dining connoisseurs to lounge lovers.

Around the Burj Khalifa is a large artificial lake where the Dubai Fountain, one of the essential attractions installed. Around the lake you will find bars and restaurants and, of course, the famous shopping center Dubai Mall.

Hours: Daily 8:30am-1am

Admission: Observation Deck Entry: Adults 125AED (immediate entry 400AED), children 4-12 95AED, children under 4 free

Location: Entry from Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown

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