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Top 10 facts of world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa

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Burj Khalifa is the most beautiful, magnificent and at present is the tallest building in the world. This skyscraper is designed by Adrian Smith. This is absolutely stunning to look at its not only tallest, but also, beautiful, this building has shopping arena, hotel area, and even has residential floors. It is beautiful from inside as well as from outside. A whopping amount of US$1.5 billion was spent to create this man-made wonder. Your tour is absolutely incomplete if you don’t visit this building and see the terrace view from 124th floor deck which is covered with glasses. Apart from being the tallest building there, are many more interesting facts about this majestic and splendid building.

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Top 10 facts

  1. This building has a whooping height of nearly 829.84 mtrs. Which, is too high to see.
  1. The top floor has a height of nearly 584.5 mtrs. Burj Khalifa has 163 floors, and 2 floors of parking is available in the basement.
  1. Burj Khalifa has to its credit the highest elevator of the world installed and this elevator is also the fastest one in the world. Within seconds you can reach on the top floor of the building.
  1. To entertain this building has a night club which is on 144th floor, the night club is the most happening one in the city.
  1. This building also has a restaurant which is located on 122nd floor this is worlds highest located restaurant which is 442 m from level of ground.
  1. Burj Khalifa has worlds 2nd highest swimming pool that is located on 76th floor. The one that is first highest is located on 118th floor of hotel “Ritz-Carlton” which is Hong Kong.
  1. This building has nearly 900 residential apartments located till 108th floor. These apartments got sold in mere 8 hours after they were opened.
  1. This huge building has 8 escalators and 57 elevators and each elevator has a capacity of 14 people. Elevators are double deck and each one has LCD which monitors visitors who come to view the observation deck.
  1. This tallest building can hold nearly 34,000 people at once.
  1. Burj Khalifa has nearly 2,909 stairs in case you are planning to climb stairs to reach 160th floor.

Everyone who visits Dubai whether it is for holiday, business purpose or any other reason make a point to see this majestic and beautiful creation of man-kind. However it is always a good idea to book tickets in advance to view the observation deck which is 122nd floor. Else you not only have to stand in long queue to get tickets but also the tickets are expensive. If you book it beforehand with the help of your tour operator you can save money. The view from 122nd floor is absolutely breathe taking and is worth spending on.

You can view entire Desert Safari Dubai, beaches, everything from the height. The view becomes even more special in the evening when the lights are one of the city you can see colorful Dubai which is a treat to the eyes. There are many more facts about this place above mentioned area just a  few to believe it you need to see it so don’t forget to include this building in must see places of Dubai.

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