What can I do at and around the Burj Khalifa?
The Burj Khalifa is more than just an architectural marvel; it’s an icon of Dubai’s ambition and innovation. Soaring to an impressive 828 metres, this iconic skyscraper is the world’s tallest building, offering the best views of Dubai’s sprawling skyline. With over 160 stories, it holds numerous world records, including the highest number of stories and the highest occupied floor. For those staying in hotels near Burj Khalifa like Rove, this iconic landmark is just moments away!
Interesting facts about Burj Khalifa:
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world
It’s also the tallest free-standing structure in the world
It has the highest number of storeys, exceeding 160, and holds the record for the highest occupied floor
The Burj Khalifa elevator has the longest travel distance of any in the world
And, last but not least, the Burj Khalifa boasts the world’s highest observation deck!
Rovers can head up to the observation decks on the 124th and 148th floors, aptly named “At the Top,” to take in the city’s magnificent panorama. As evening descends, the tower is illuminated by mesmerising LED light shows that cannot be missed. The Burj Khalifa is also spectacular on the inside, offering world-class dining venues like At.mosphere, and an exquisite art gallery showcasing global masterpieces.
Reaching the Burj Khalifa is a breeze, with the Dubai Metro’s Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall station providing direct access. Additionally, numerous taxis and ride-hailing services make transportation to Burj Khalifa seamless. Whether you’re an architecture aficionado, a luxury dining enthusiast, or simply a Rover who’s eager to capture that perfect sunset, the Burj Khalifa promises an experience like no other.
The Dubai Mall is also close by for Rovers who want to explore the area, offering unmatched shopping and entertainment. The Dubai Fountain is right next to Burj Khalifa as well, with jaw-dropping choreographed water and light shows on offer each day.