At 828 m, the Burj Khalifa, formerly known as Burj Dubai, is the tallest tower ever built. Located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the skyscraper is now one of the most luxurious and innovative resorts and commercial resorts in the world. Not only is it built on an area of 300,000 square meters, but it also has 58 elevators and 200 floors of which 163 are habitable. In the latter, the Burj Khalifa is mainly occupied by offices and accommodations, including 900 luxury apartments and 150 hotel rooms. Thanks to its disproportionate height and its original and modern architectural structure, the tower is also one of the must-see places not to be missed when travelling to Dubai. In addition, it has observation platforms such as At the Top on the 124th and 125th floors and At the top Sky on the 148th floor (the highest viewing platform in the world), which offer visitors a stunning view of the city.
When was the Burj Khalifa built? Construction of the Khalifa Tower began in 2004 and was inaugurated on January 4, 2010, where it received its official title of tallest tower or skyscraper in the world surpassing Tower 101 from Taipei to Taiwan.
Who built the Burj Khalifa? The Burj Khalifa was built by renowned architect Adrian Smith and structural engineer William F. Baker.
Which flower inspired the design of Burj Khalifa? The shape of the Burj Khalifa is inspired by a flower called Hymenocallis.