Burj Khalifa is the tallest man made structure in the world. Rising to a height of 2722 feet, Burj Khalifa offers spectacular views of the Dubai skyline and shoreline. With 30000 homes, parks and a 30 acre lake, Burj Khalifa is a marvel that is a must visit. The greatest significance of Burj Khaifa for the entire Middle East is that, it has returned the distinction of being home to the world's tallest structure after the Great Pyramids help it for 4000 years!
Tickets for Burj Khalifa can be bought online from here.
The tickets are issued for 30 minute intervals and cost AED 125 and 95 for Adult and Child respectively. Admission is free for Infants up to the age of 3. Price of ticket for immediate entry would be AED 400 and is not guaranteed. Prior booking online is the best way to go about it.
Tickets for Burj Khalifa are available at “At the Top” counter on the lower ground level in Dubai Mall. Dubai Mall can be reached by Metro. There is a specific metro station for Dubai Mall.
Contact details for “At the Top”
Sunday - Wednesday: 08:30hrs to 24:00hrs (Last entry at 23:00hrs), Thursday: 07:30hrs to 24:00hrs (Last entry at 23:00hrs), Friday – Saturday 04:30hrs to 24:00hrs (Last entry at 23:00hrs).
After entering the Burj Khalifa lobby, the world’s fastest double decker elevator takes you to Level 124 in just a minute. The observation deck provides 360 degree view Dubai. From level 124, the sights to behold would be the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Desert. Telescopes are available on the observation deck for zooming in on far away objects.
• The concrete used in the construction of Burj Khalifa is equal to the weight of 100,000 elephants.
• On a clear day the tip of Burj Khalifa can be seen from a distance of 97 kilometers.
• Cleaning the entire façade of Burj Khalifa takes 4 months.
• It took 22 Million man hours to complete the construction of Burj Khalifa.
• Burj Khalifa is almost twice the height of Empire State Building in New York.
• Burj Khalifa has the fastest double decker elevator in the world which can travel up to speed of 40 miles per hour.
• Burj Khalifa is so tall that the temperature at the top of the building is 6 degrees less than that at the ground level.
• The world’s highest mosque can be found at 158th floor of Burj Khalifa.