By Parag Deulgaonkar  www.emirates247.com

The Burj Al Arab, the Princess Tower in Dubai and The Landmark, Abu Dhabi (under-construction) have one thing in common.

 French climber Alain Robert scales world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai
French climber Alain Robert scales world's tallest skyscraper in Dubai

They are all on a list of ‘must-climbs’ for Spiderman.

Alain Robert, the real life “Spiderman”, who has successfully climbed the 828-metre high Burj Khalifa and 70 other skyscrapers around the world, says buildings in the UAE are top of his “wish list”.

The 414-metre high Princess Tower is the world’s tallest residential tower.

It occupies a land area of 37,410 square feet and houses 763 luxury apartments overlooking The Palm Jumeirah.

Speaking exclusively to Emirates 24|7, when asked why he chose Princess Tower, Robert says: “I wish to climb it as it is the tallest residential building in the world.

They [the developer] did contact me six months ago. I went to check the building and haven’t heard from then since.”

Robert is still waiting for clearance from respective authorities on all the building sites. More info

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