In the heart of Dubai is the soaring Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building opened in January 2010. This shining silver monolith stands 828m high and has 160 storeys. A high-speed lift with a 1970s inspired light and sound show inside takes just one minute to climb to the 124th floor observation deck.
In case the Taipei 101 Financial Center in Taiwan isn’t a structure you’ve visited, it was ranked as the world’s tallest from 2004 until the opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai in 2010. It looks like upside down green planter boxes heaped to towering heights.
A climber dubbed ‘The French Spider-man’ will attempt to make history today when he scales Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. Alain Robert is to try the 828m climb up the world’s tallest building during the Education Without Borders 2011 international student conference.
Also, the terrace is so structured that guests can be entertained by the amazing views of the water fountains, the glittering marvel Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall while relishing their dinner." He adds, "The design elements of the lounge area and terrace are extraordinary and will compliment the dining and bar area of Karma Kafe. With the Buddha-Bar brand we strive to capture the attention of each Karma Kafe’s guest by combining amazing taste sensation, a tranquil vibe and authentic oriental decorations in order to deliver an unsurpassed experience."
Dubai Parks and Resorts, the region’s largest integrated theme park destination, announced today that it will now open on 31st October with Legoland Dubai and Riverland Dubai, the retail...
This winter, Downtown Dubai will have the brightest nights in the city, ever. The best visual spectacle of the Festive Lighting can be witnessed from At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observatory deck with an outdoor terrace, or The Address Downtown Dubai, the 63-storey hotel next to The Dubai Mall.
The second edition of the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Awards were held yesterday at the Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai. Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, handed out the awards to 18 sports personalities and institutions representing the UAE and the surrounding Arab region.
The Burj Khalifa show was divided into four acts symbolizing the festive and vibrant atmosphere of DSF and of Dubai itself. The event’s unique water screen projection displayed images of the past and new Dubai in a back drop of light that matched the music beat and the rhythm of performers. Thousands of families thronged to this area to witness the performances. The water fountain came alive with lively music melodies at the event and a spectacular firework display lit the Burj Khalifa sky.