Sightseeing Dubai: "Burj Khalifa" and observation deck
Skyscraper "Burj Khalifa" (Burj Khalifa) is the highest building around the world and one of the main attractions of the United Arab Emirates. The building whose height is 828 meters, made in the form of stalagmitis and consists of 163 floors.
50 thousand people built this building for four years almost without days off, even a special brand of concrete was even developed for the tower, which is not afraid of high temperatures. The total area of indoor rooms is 1 million square meters, and the area of all windows of the building is equal to five football fields (in order to wash them up for about three months of operation). The glass of the skyscraper reflects the sun’s rays, not passing the heat into the building, and the unique air conditioning system using sea water runs down the cool air from the bottom up, in terms of aromatizing it specially created by the aroma. Inside the tower there is a 62-meter wind turbine and several huge solar panels, which are fully provided with a new electricity "Babylonian tower". The building has 57 elevators that develop speeds up to 18 meters per second. The creation of the tower cost dub in 1.5 billion dollars.
"Burj Khalifa" It is considered the main element of the business life of Dubai. Hundreds of offices and apartments, Hotel Armani and several shopping centers are located here. This is a real city in the city with its parks, boulevards, lawns, pools, gym and restaurants.
On the 124th floor "Burj Khalifa" The world’s highest viewing platform AT The TOP (altitude 472 meters) is located – it offers a delightful view of the whole city. Special plasma screens telescopes are installed here, thanks to which you can make a virtual walk in Dubai. Tickets for the site are desirable to book in advance, since free places may not be.
At the foot of the Tower, daily performances show a dancing fountain "Dubai".
Initially, the height was called "Burj Dubai", But immediately after the discovery was renamed the President of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa Ibn Zaid An-Najiana.
Skyscraper "Burj Khalifa" keeps the title of the highest in the world
View from the observation deck of the skyscraper burj khalifa