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If you are seeing a huge structure from 95km-112km far, a massive construction joining sky and earth, if you can feel the greatness of human mind then it is obvious that you are heading towards Dubai and looking at none other than, World's tallest building, a gigantic skyscraper – Burj Dubai. With an exact height of 2716.5 feet or 828.0 m and if being measured from tip to bottom then with a height of 2723 feet or 829.8 m, Burj Dubai holds the world record of being world's tallest building. For curious fact loving minds, this building is two times taller than the Empire State Building and three times as tall as Eiffel tower. Located at 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Dubai. This Skyscraper has hotels, offices, residences and is among the biggest tourist attraction as it attracts tourists from across the globe. Another popular fact is that, 12000 workers were engaged in its construction. Elevator system in this building involves a specially designed controlled evacuation, in case of any emergency situations like security threats or fire. This building is in shape of Hymenocallis flower which has long petals with an extending outer from its center.
Burj Khalifa - jewel of human era!!
Every garden gives pleasure and feeling of happiness to its visitors and Burj Khalifa Park is no exception. This Park is beautifully designed by the SWA group. It has six water features, palm trees, amazing greenery and flowers. This park contains two tennis courts, one wading pool and a beautifully designed children play ground
Dubai Mall is a shopping mall with a title of World's Second Largest Mall in terms of land having around 1,124,000 m², it consists of various attractions and amusements and surely has many showrooms and shops. This park holds the title of the most visited place on planet-2011, main attraction here is the Dubai Aquarium, Underwater Zoo, Reel cinemas, Kindzania- an edutainment theme park for kids and a Rainforest café. It costs you around 55 AED to enter the Dubai Mall and get access to both the aquarium and zoo, Another option is to buy The Platinum Aquarium Package which costs 80 AED and provides you with an add on through which you can have a behind the scenes tour.
One cannot deny the fact that Dubai is surely the city of Titles, as The Dubai Fountain is world's largest fountain system. It showers over an area of 30 acre of manmade lake named as Burj Khalifa Lake, This fountain contains 6600 lights and 50 projectors. With the length of 275 m, this fountain shoots water at a height of 500ft. Not only this, one can enjoy the melodious mix of classical, Arabic and music around the world along with water splashes. It is Dubai's most favorite free tourist attraction.
How to Get Tickets?
The best way to buy tickets is from Burj Khalifa's official website. In other cases you can visit the building's reception for the purpose.
How To Get Around?
You can easily explore the building on foot. There are several elevators to help you go through different levels.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
Best Time to Visit the city of manmade epitomes is between November-April
Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
You can opt for Dubai metros (if you are commuting from emirates, you can board metro from Terminal 1 and 3 and reach Burj Khalifa Station). Another way is to hire a taxi, as there are various taxi services which are ready to serve you, there are bus services and if you don't need to worry about your pocket then you may board a helicopter and reach Burj's helipad.
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