Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is set within the city's prestigious coastal residential area of Jumeirah, often called the Beverly Hills of the Middle East. Located at the northern end of Jumeirah beach road, Four Seasons is the...
The construction of Burj Khalifa, the tallest skyscraper in the world, started in 2004, with the exterior being finished in 2009, five years later. The core of structure is reinforced concrete. The building was launched as part of Downtown Dubai project in 2010, in order to promote different approach of United Arab Emirates in re branding a country from oil based industry to more diverse and modern tourist destination.
Today, this is one of Dubai’s man attraction, with observation deck, bar and a restaurant at the top.
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Overlooking Dubai Fountain and the lake surrounding Burj Khalifa, Palace Downtown is set in a traditional palatial residence. It includes a spa in the Arabian style and a personal trainer gym.
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai
Located on Dubai’s Sheik Zayed Road, Sheraton Grand Hotel is a stylish, non-smoking hotel with scenic views of the skyline of Dubai. Located a 10-minute walk from the subway station of the World Trade Centre. It features a rooftop pool...
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Dubai: impressive and futuristic city
Dubai is a city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates globally famous for high end hotels and resorts, luxury shopping and futuristic architecture. What was once small fishing village with pearl trade is now one of the top ten tourist destinations in the world. In the past thirty years,...
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Interesting facts about Burj Khalifa
Here are some interesting facts about this amazing landmark:
- The Burj Khalifa height is amazing 828 meters (2716.5 feet). For comparison, it’s three times taller than Eiffel Tower and nearly twice as tall as the Empire State Building.
- At the peak of its construction, 12,000 workers worked on the building daily.
- The top of the building can be seen as far as 95 kilometers.