The most iconic building in Dubai's skyline is Burj Khalifa. It's the tallest structure on the entire planet measuring 828 meters at present. If you are in this area of the Middle East, this is definitely a must not miss sight desert safari in dubai. In this article, we take a look at the ins and outs that you can expect when visiting At the Top, Burj Khalifa

Getting there


First things first. Burj Khalifa is located in the center of Dubai adjacent to the enormous Dubai Mall. Utilizing Dubai Metro Dubai Metro, board the red line until Burj Khalifa Station. From there, get on the F13 bus, and get off at the next stop, which is the Dubai Mall bus stop. Now walk through the mall to get the Burj Khalifa. In the alternative, walk on the air-conditioned overpass.


The process should take approximately 15 minutes because there are moving walkways (similar to the kind in airports). This is probably the most recommended form for getting into the mall. At Dubai mall, stroll through the mall and then to the lower level, aka LG.

The ticket counter for Burj Khalifa is inside Dubai Mall adjacent to the subway sandwich restaurant on Lower Ground floor. However, to get rid of the stress finding the office and dealing with long queues, book tickets for your At the Top, Burj Khalifa tickets ahead of time at


Where to Visit


Burj Khalifa is home to two observation decks accessible to guests. This lower level is popular for its role as At the Top located at 452m in elevation. When the tower was first inaugurated in 2010, it had the distinction of being the top observation deck on the globe. The title was won by an observation deck in China-Canton Tower. But when it comes to standing out, Burj Khalifa is definitely not the one to allow anything get from stifling its splendor. In the end, Burj Khalifa opened a new deck, called the At the The Top SKY which is now at 555 meters and is currently the world's highest observation deck.


The topmost point of Burj Khalifa is the 163rd level of the tower. It isn't accessible to the public.


The Cost


Visiting At the Top, Burj Khalifa requires an admission ticket. There are several factors that affect the cost of your tickets like:


Choice of the observation deck-At the Top or At the Top SKY


The time of day. The best times to visit the observation decks are between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM , which corresponds to sunset


The ticket option you select is of choice. This includes a 'Skip the Line ticket' that lets direct access to the observation deck, without waiting in the queue.


How to Buy Tickets


Tickets for At the Top observation decks sell out quickly. To secure a space and guarantee the best time, we strongly recommend making reservations online prior to the time. You can also purchase tickets at the counter in Burj Khalifa.


What to Expect At the Entrance


If your ticket does not permit you to bypass the line to go towards the viewing deck you'll have to wait in line. While waiting though it's not necessary to be bored since the area is filled with amazing interactive displays that tell the story of the skyscraper.


Then, you'll be taken to an elevator which will blast you with an incredible speed of 10 mph.


In the observation decks soak in the spectacular views of the Dubai skyline and the Gulf beyond. Telescopes here have technology that offers high-definition perspectives of famous landmarks and places beyond the city . They're as well equipped with an feature that shows how the city is viewed at night and day.


Interesting Must Know About Burj Khalifa


While the Burj Khalifa building has 160 accessible floors, the actual number of floor is actually 163. Three extra floors make up the mechanical wing that's not accessible to the general public.


The construction of this magnificent tower began in 2004 and all the exterior and skeletal construction was completed on October 1, 2009. However, there was more. It took an additional 3 months to complete the interiors before the big ceremony of opening on the 4th January 2010.


A prestigious hotel occupies the top 15 floors and as high as 900 luxury residential flats in the subsequent floors up to level 108. Another world class hotel further has three floors located on levels the 122, 123 and 124 levels. The next level from level 125 up to level 148, there are observation decks. The rest of the floors are either office office space that's either occupied or awaiting tenants.


From all the amenities in the previous point, the most obvious attraction by far is level 125 up to 148. This is without doubt, the most impressive of the tower.


The tower is the sole location in the world where you can enjoy two sunsets within a single day. Make sure to watch the first sunset At the Top Level 125. You can continue to climb for a dramatic, shimmering shades of the sunset At at the Top, SKY.


At the time of the 2014 end the distance traveled by At Top Top elevators was equivalent to the distance of circumnavigating around the world eight times. The idea of this is mindblowing. The best way to experience that feeling is to ride the elevator eight times since it is very fast. It's about 10m/s.


Let us forget the stunning size for a second. What about the trendy luxurious resorts Burj Khalifa is home to? The tower hosts the first ever Armani Hotel created by Giorgio Armani. The hotel is no doubt an originality in the field of boutique hotels and is the first created by a fashion designer as famous as Armani. This one-of-a-kind hotel is not only located in the Emirates, but the world, offers a style like no other with its 160 exclusive rooms and suites with decor and furnishings with an Armani signature.


However, like all things there is a reason that this will not be the final one. Already , the designer who is renowned for his haute couture has given orders for the construction of a further 6 hotels and 3 resorts for holidays under his label Armani.


How long would it take to unwind in the world's second highest pool? Welcoming to the beautiful pool located at the 76th floor of Burj Khalifa that's extraordinary in its own way as it provides something that not other pools can offer in Dubai or, at the very least, most of the world has- Sky-high views of glitzy Dubai and the gulf beyond.