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User Guide to Explore Burj Khalifa: Tallest Building in the World

“Burj Khalifa” stands at a height of nearly 828 meters, making it one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world. As part of the construction of this massive structure, Dubai wanted to build a reputation for being a victorious entity around the world. The skyscraper was previously called “Burj Dubai” or “Dubai Tower” and is now named after Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai’s Burj Khalifa has become a popular tourist attraction over the years, and this explains its success. With 163 stories, this massive structure once held the world record for the largest observation deck. It is possible to see the top of the Burj Khalifa for about 95 kilometers without a telescope.

The Dubai Mall, a man-made lake, parks, offices, restaurants, and hotels, are all part of this magnificent structure. The Burj Khalifa experience will never become boring because it will last a lifetime and be remembered forever. It must be intriguing for you to know how you may optimize my visit to this magnificent structure. Keep reading this blog if you want to remember this visit in a remarkable and unparalleled way.

Aesthetics of the Burj Khalifa

One of the most remarkable things about the Burj Khalifa is the view from its base. Nevertheless, you don’t need to limit yourself to this. We’ll discuss all the options for visiting the Burj Khalifa in this guide, so you can make the most of your visit.

Observation Decks

A visit to the Burj Khalifa’s observation decks is the simplest and most cost-effective way to see the building’s interior. Observation decks can be found on the 124th, 125th, and 148th floors. From the observation decks on the 124th and 125th floors, known as “At the Top”, you can see 360 degrees of the city. The 124th level has several high-powered telescopes for examining the city’s most notable sights. This would also give you access to the observation terrace. A glass floor would be located 456 meters above the ground on the 125th floor, so you could walk on it.

Burj Khalifa’s “At the Top Sky” observation deck is 555 meters high and located on the 148th floor. Located on the 124th and 125th floors, it offers more opulent views than the regular observation deck. In addition to enjoying a spectacular view of the city, you’ll also be able to relax and enjoy refreshments. The SKY observing tours last 30 minutes, after which you can explore the 124th and 125th levels at your leisure.


On levels 152, 153, and 154 of the Burj Khalifa, you will find the lounge. With its 585-meter elevation, the Lounge has a wonderful view of the city and serves drinks and refreshments. If you visit the Lounge during the day, you can enjoy delicious tea and coffee, as well as freshly baked sweets and cakes. Additionally, you can explore the outside terrace, which is both terrifying and thrilling. While watching the sunset and the city shine with colorful lights with a bubbly sundowner, you can also enjoy a glass of bubbly or your favorite beverage. You can also enjoy exquisite canapés.


There are several restaurants at the Burj Khalifa you can choose from if visiting the observation decks and lounge isn’t enough.

Best time to visit the Burj Khalifa

You can visit the Burj Khalifa’s three observation decks any time between 10 AM and 10 PM from Sunday to Wednesday, 10 AM to midnight on Thursday, and 5:30 AM to midnight on Friday and Saturday. A spectacular sunset can be witnessed between 4 PM and 6:30 PM, which is the most ideal time to visit. On weekends, you can also catch a spectacular sunrise early in the morning (check the weather to ensure it is not foggy). The best time to go is early in the morning or late in the evening (after sunset).

How to get to the Burj Khalifa?

Due to its location in Downtown Dubai, the Burj Khalifa is easily accessible. Dubai Mall is located right next to the Burj Khalifa. In reality, visitors must enter the Dubai Mall’s ground floor in order to visit the observation decks. To reach Burj Khalifa, take the red metro line and get off at the Burj Khalifa Metro Station. If you want to access the Dubai Mall, you can either board the next bus or walk there. As an alternative, you can drive down or take a cab to the Burj Khalifa tour location.

Guests of Hotel Armani, restaurant guests of Burj Khalifa’s residents, or guests of Hotel Armani residents are the only people who may enter through the main entrance.

Burj Khalifa Facts

Beside holding the title of the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa holds several other world records, as follows:

  • As the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa consists of 163 levels and floors.
  • Bhurj Khalifa holds the record of the tallest building-829.8 meters.
  • With a height of 555 meters, it is the highest observation deck in the world.
  • The Burj Khalifa contains about 57 lifts/elevators and 8 escalators that travel at 10 meters per second, making it the world’s fastest elevators. The service elevator in this building is also the tallest in the world.
  • In total, the building was constructed over five years, by 12,000 people, and took 22 million hours to construct. 55000 tonnes of steel rebar and 110000 tons of concrete were used in the construction.
  • Burj Khalifa is a modern building with Islamic influences. There is a resemblance to a Hymenocallis flower.

All in all, if you are planning to visit Burj Khalifa within the next few days, then this guide will definitely help you to appreciate every level and corner of this magnificent building.

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