The Burj khalifa in Dubai is a living embodiment of the aesthetic union of East and West. The world's tallest building, Burj khalifa, puts Dubai on the map as a global business hub. The tower was designed by Chicago based architects Skidmore, Ownings&Merril LLP who came out top in a global design competition to win the contract. Learn all about the story of Burj Khalifa by visiting this spectacular building in Dubai.
Discover the Burj khalifa
The Burj khalifa is the world's tallest man made structure. Marvel at the playful Dubai Fountain outside the building lit by 6,600 lights as water jets dance to world and Arabic music. Take the lift up to the observation deck and survey the whole of Dubai at your feet using the augmented reality Behold Telescope before travelling back to earth for a visit to the beautiful Burj khalifa Park. This 27 acre site is inspired by the desert flower Hymenocallis. There are water features, palm trees creating shady walkways and rare blooms that reflect the organic inspiration behind the design of the Burj khalifa building.
Accommodation near the Burj khalifa
The easiest way to visit all of the attractions near Burj khalifa is from a central Dubai Hotel. The Radisson Blu Residence, Dubai Marina, in the hub of the Dubai Marina Walk, is a short 20 minute drive to the Burj khalifa. Visitors looking for opulent accommodation in the heart of this modern city can relax in stunning designer suites with private balconies and incredible views.