Burj Khalifa shares 160 stories for its 160 storeys

Burj Khalifa shares 160 stories for its 160 storeys
Gulf News
Filed on December 17, 2015 | Last updated on December 17, 2015 at 10.01 am

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa has 200-plus floors of which 160 are habitable

Bringing unmatched value to visitors, the new interactive website opens doors to 160 untold stories of Burj Khalifa, corresponding to each and every habitable level of the tower.

Did you know that the maximum occupancy of the Burj Khalifa is 35,000 people, almost the population of a small town! And did you know that during the hot summer months or in the cool winters, the temperature at the top of Burj Khalifa is six degrees cooler than at ground level. These are just few of the 160 interesting facts about the Burj that can be read about on its dynamic new website, www.burjkhalifa.ae

Bringing unmatched value to visitors, the new interactive website opens doors to 160 untold stories of Burj Khalifa, corresponding to each and every habitable level of the tower.

The website also unlocks doors to several new facets of the tower including the art pieces that have been specially commissioned for Burj Khalifa, insights into the industry-defining technology used and its exclusive events venues.

Visitors can also learn all about the history and making of Burj, from its evolution as ‘History Rising’ to now being ‘A Living Wonder’ and the world’s first ‘Vertical City’ with homes, offices, the prestigious Armani Hotel Dubai, At.mosphere, Burj Khalifa restaurant and other attractions.

A highlight of the new website is the ‘Booking’ tab that provides a direct link to explore At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY, which holds the Guinness World Record for the ‘Highest Observation Deck’ on Level 148, 555 metres high. The experience also includes a tour of Level 125. Visitors can also make bookings for At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the first observation deck that opened in the tower on Level 124.

All facts and figures about Burj Khalifa, its design aspects, the milestones during the construction stage over four years, spectacular photographs from and of the tower and other interesting tidbits feature on the dynamic website available in English. Arabic and Chinese versions of the site will go live soon. A mobile-friendly version of the website is also available for effortless navigation on smartphones.

At 828 metres (2,716.5 ft), the 200-plus storey Burj Khalifa has 160 habitable floors, the most of any building in the world. It holds the Guinness World Records for the tallest building, the tallest man-made structure on land ever, highest restaurant from ground level for At.mosphere and highest Observation Deck for At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY.

Posted on December 17, 2015 in Dubai news

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