Burj Khalifa – the world’s Tallest Skyscraper, a global icon and an achievement of engineering in the 20th Century. Total construction cost of the world tallest skyscraper was approx. $1.5 billion. The 828m and 830m to the top, Burj Khalifa has magnetized visitors from all over the world, since its opening in 2010. It has 163 floors. This magnificent building is the heart and soul of the city of Dubai. Encouraged by an idea of the Hymenocallis flower, the skyscraper building is three sections arranged around a central core. Seen from the base or the air, Burj Khalifa is reminds of the onion domes widespread in Islamic architecture.
At the base of the mighty tower, you will get an energetic hub of entertainment and dining. It features one of the world’s best shopping destinations, Dubai Mall, the choreographed tuneful Dubai Fountain, and an excess of traveler attractions to keep you and the member swarms of admirers busy. The tower is supported by a durable concrete mat, which is almost 13 feet (4 meters) thick, supported by concrete piles 5 feet (1.5 meters) in width. A three-story stage anchors the tower in place; the platform and two-story basement only measure some 2,000,000 square feet (186,000 square meters) in their own right.The tower’s external shell is comprised of aluminum and stainless-steel panels, steep stainless-steel tubular fins, and further than twenty eight thousand hand-cut glass panels. A public examination deck, called “At the Top,” is positioned on the 124th floor.
- Tallest structure in the world
- Tallest self-supporting construction in the world
- Highest number of floors in the world
- Highest engaged floor in the world
- Highest outdoor watching deck in the world
- Elevator with the most nimble travel distance in the world