Did you see the world’s tallest building??
It’s nowhere other than Dubai. Dubai has emerged as a business hub. This country has a rich collection of buildings. Most of the buildings have an Islamic architecture. One of the recent mind-blowing attractions of Dubai is Burj khalifa (khalifa tower).
Current Records about Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is the centre of attraction of Dubai. It is also known as Burj Dubai .It was launched in January 2010 and is 828m high. This fantastic building has 160 floors. It won many of the records like the tallest skyscraper, tallest structure ever built, tallest extant structure, tallest free standing structure; building with most floors… The tower is designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill – the same people behind the design of Willis Tower in Chicago and the new world Trade Center.
Features of Burj Khalifa
Burj Khalifa is entirely different from other architectural wonders. It has world’s highest outdoor observation deck, world’s highest mosque, world’s second highest swimming pool, highest nightclub and highest restaurant. Not only this much, more and more surprises here!!!
Structure of Burj Khalifa
Interior of Khalifa is full of paintings and art works. Believe it or not! It has more than 500 pieces of art works, very fabulous right!! Burj has a special display – the work of Jaume plensa featuring bronze and brass and it represents different countries. To control the temperature they provide glass panels as the exterior cladding. A total of 57 elevators are there, having a capacity to carry 14 to 16 people, and all of the elevators have LCD displays for the entertainment of visitors. It has a number of workers for cleaning and maintenance work.
Attractions Around Burj Khalifa
Khalifa is surrounded by many other surprises like Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa Park… Dubai Fountain is arranged with many illuminations and music. Another one is Burj Khalifa Park – there are beautiful fountains, marvelous gardens, dazzling water pools, children’s water pools inside the park and this is mainly for our beloved kids. Shopping centers, restaurants and much more are waiting…
So why waiting?? Book your tickets today and get ready for an unforgettable trip..
For the ticket booking information refer: http://www.burjkhalifa.ae/language/en-us/observation-deck/ticket-information.aspx
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