Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world located in modern Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Its construction began in 2004 and was completed in 2010.
Burj Khalifa was designed to be the centerpiece of large-scale, mixed-use development and it is meant to represent oil-based economy of the city which very quickly gained international recognition as one of the richest and most developed places in the world.
The building was named in honor of the ruler of the city and president of the United Arab Emirates – Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Abu Dhabi.
Its impressive height of 555 meters makes it the most iconic sightseeing on this planet.
How far can tourists get? You can get to levels 148 and 125 of Burj Khalifa and admire breath-taking scenery of the city.
Burj Khalifa required a combination of visionary ideas and solid science and it:
- is the tallest building in the world
- has the highest occupied floor in the world
- has the highest outdoor observation deck in the world
- has an elevator with the longest travel distance in the world
- has the tallest service elevator in the world.
The stunning architecture of Burj Khalife features a triple-lobed footprint, an abstraction of the Hymenocallis flower. The tower is composed of three elements arranged around a central core.
The view from Burj Khalifa
A special elevator brings everyone for the experience. At 555 meters, everyone is able to access the most impressive and highest observation deck and enjoy the breathtaking views.
At 456 meters above the ground, and one level above the At the Top observatory, Level 125 offers tourists a spacious deck to enjoy the stunning 360-degree view of the city. This level also houses one of the newest attractions, Dubai – A Falcon’s Eye View that allows visitors to explore the city from a unique perspective.
Prices and Timings
Opening Hours – At The Top SKY: Saturday to Thursday 11h00 – 23h00 | Friday to Saturday 10h00 – 23h00 | Prime hours Opening – 19h00
Opening Hours – At The Top: Open Daily 08h30 – Midnight | Prime hours 17h00 – 18h30 | September 22-26: Open till 01h00
For more info you can check the official site of Burj Khalifa.
How do you like the view? Would it take your breath away?