Top 5 Reasons to Visit Burj Khalifa During Your Dubai Tour: Located in Downtown Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is one of the world’s most famous tourist attractions. Standing at a height of 828 meters, this iconic building has everything to please the visitors, from its charming view to the engineering brilliance.
The construction of the Burj Khalifa was started in 2004 and it was opened in 2010 as a mainstay of the Dubai Downtown project. Initially named the “Burj Dubai”, the building got renamed “Burj Khalifa” in honor of the Abu Dhabi ruler Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan who supported the project financially.
Many reasons are there to visit Burj Khalifa and here we discuss some of the prominent reasons to add it to your Dubai tour plans:
1. World’s Tallest Building
Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. With a height of 828 metres (2717 feet), Burj Khalifa is holding the World Record for the World’s Tallest Building, 196 metres more than the Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building in the world. Apart from being the tallest building, the Burj Khalifa is holding several other world records such as the tallest free-standing structure, highest number of stories, tallest service elevator, highest outdoor observation deck, highest occupied floor, etc., to name a few.
2. Burj Khalifa Observation Decks
Have you ever dreamed of observing from a height of 500+ metres? Then Burj Khalifa Observation Decks are there for you. There are two options to choose from; At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY and At the Top, Burj Khalifa.
At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY
You can choose between Level 148, Level 125 and Level 124, and a Guest Ambassador will follow you throughout this very special tour. From this World’s Highest Observation Deck set up at 555 metres, you can surely have a never before experience of watching Dubai city from the top.
At the Top, Burj Khalifa
You can choose between Level 125 and Level 124. Experience the fastest double deck elevators (10m/s) in the world and view the city making use of the highly powerful telescopes standing at a height of 456 metres.
3. Dining at the Tallest Restaurant in the World
Located in Level 122 of the Burj Khalifa at the height of 442 metres, the restaurant At.mosphere Burj Khalifa is offering a beautiful and exciting dining option for you. Have an amazing dining session while enjoying the awe-inspiring view of the Arabian Gulf.
4. Visiting Dubai Mall
Whenever you visit Burj Khalifa, you never want to miss the opportunity to visit the Dubai Mall. The Dubai Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the world with a total occupying area of 12 million sq ft and an internal floor area of 5.9 million sq ft. For your best experience, there are 1200+ retails stores and 200+ food and beverage outlets to choose from. It’s quite easy to get maids in Dubai for part time and full time needs, so you can let them take care of your kids while you have a comfortable walk through the Mall.
5. Dubai Fountain
An entertaining show combined with water, music, and light, the Dubai Fountain is the tallest performing fountain in the World. Situated in the Burj Lake, the fountain performs to the classic and modern Arabic and world music. You can also enjoy the Dubai Fountain Lake Ride while enjoying the night view of the Burj Khalifa.
The best thing is that you can visit the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai Mall and the Dubai Fountain at free of cost. You need to spend only if you wish to enter inside the Burj Khalifa or to purchase anything from the mall.