Dubai is the most famous city in the United Arab Emirates.It is located on the Persian gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates. The most famous attraction in Dubai is Burj Khalifa. This city was established in the 18th century as a fishing village. In the early 21st century the city grew rapidly.This is also a major global transport hub for cargo and passengers.Oil production contributed less than 1% of the United Arab Emirates GDP in 2018.This city has a population of 3.4 million.
Summers in Dubai are extremely hot and humid.It has a hot desert climate.The highest recorded temperature is 48.8 °C.The average temperature in summer in Dubai is around 40 degree centigrade.
Architecture in Dubai
There are many architectural wonders and skyscrapers.This skyscrapers are an example of lifestyle to tradition,style.Burj khalifa is one of them.
The Burj Khalifa was built by Adam Smith.This is located 555 metres above sea level.It took 55,000 tons steel rebar,110,000 tons concrete and 22 million man hours to complete this amazing structure.
The building also houses arts and culture as well as the world’s first Armani hotel.This structure was constructed with Islamic architecture.Burj Khalifa was known as “Khalifa Tower” or “Burj Dubai” but the structure renamed in the honour of Abu Dhabi and the president of the United Arab Emirates Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.The Burj Khalifa is one of the technologically sophisticated structures.The tip of the structure can be seen from 95 kilometres away on a clear sunny day.Main Excavation began in 2004 then after 6 years later the Burj Khalifa finally opened in the month of January 2010.
World Records of Burj Khalifa
Tallest building in the world
Highest outdoor observation deck in the world
Highest number of stories in the world
Tallest free-standing structure in the world
Tallest service elevator in the world
Highest occupied floor in the world
Some Useful Tips:
Burj Khalifa is open from 8.30 am to 10.00 pm.
If you are planning to see the sunset from the top.Then give yourself much time.This is the busiest time of the day and there are also some security checks.
The best time to visit at the top is during the sunset.From 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm will give you the best chance to enjoy stunning evening views of the Dubai skyline.
Book your slot at least 90 minutes prior if you’re thinking of watching the sunset from the top.
Burj Khalifa park:
The 29,000-square-metre Burj Park is located at the base of the Burj Khalifa Tower.This is a best place to see the famous Dubai Fountains.Each and every year 15 million gallons of water are collected sustainably from the fountain. The total water is used for irrigation to water the plants and landscaping for the cooling system and to supply the Dubai Fountain.
Some Facts About Burj Khalifa:
Burj Khalifa is the highest architecture in the world (828 metres).
This marvellous structure broke the record of CN Tower and became the tallest free-standing building in the world.
The beautiful Burj Khalifa has 163 floors.This puts its name on the highest floors in the world.
Dubai Fountain is the largest dancing fountain system standing right in front of the Burj Khalifa.From Wednesday to Sunday it dances every 30 minutes from 6:00 PM.
A total of 12,000 workers were involved in creating the world’s tallest building.
The top records a temperature of 15°C lower than the temperature at ground level.
There are a total of 8 escalators and 57 elevators in the Burj Khalifa.
The world’s highest nightclub is situated on the 144th floor of the Burj Khalifa.
One can get a stunning sunset view from Burj Khalifa twice. First one is from the observation deck and the other one from the ground floor.
Friday and Saturday between 10 am to midnight the last entry time being 11 pm throughout the week.Sunday to Thursday one can visit from 10 am to the midnight.
Mainly the busiest time at the Burj Khalifa is sunset. That is 4 pm to 6 pm.This is the prime hours where you can get the best view of the sunset.Here in this particular time you also get maximum crowds.However,If you are looking to visit here when the crowds are thinnest then the best time will be during early morning, that is from 10 am to 12 pm and the evening before closing.
Once you book your Burj Khalifa at the top ticket then your experience of visiting the tallest building in the world is definitely going to be a memorable and unforgettable one.