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Burj Khalifa Tower Opens in Dubai

Burj Khalifa Tower Dubai

With a spectacular fireworks show, the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa tower has its opening ceremony in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The 828 m tall tower is named after the president of the UAE and ruler of emirate of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan.

Friday, January 8th, 2010

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8 Responses to
“Burj Khalifa Tower Opens in Dubai”

  1. patrick Says:

    Its a magnificent tower.Concrats engeneers

  2. QaidJohar Says:

    The building just looks wrong. Unlike Burj-al-Arab it has no real visual appeal. Unless you are at the right angle it really looks a mess. A monument to folly.

  3. Geeta Adyantaya Says:

    We have tourism company I need regular tickets for my guests who come from all over the world.

  4. Bruce Hughes Says:

    Just come back again from Dubai.The Burj Khalifa is quite fine, not sure why QaidJohar cannot see any appeal….anyway, we are all entitled to our opinions. For us, the pre-booking of tickets was no big deal, and we reaaly do recommend Dubai visitors to spend the time and money. The observation platform views are out of this world, the Dubai Mall is like many other shopping malls in the area, but find time to watch the dancing waters at dusk.

  5. Khuram Shahzad Says:

    Very beautiful and wonderful working from engineering side

  6. peerzada Says:


  7. jani Says:

    indeed dubai has the ability to efford such type of buildings as dubai is very stable ( if not now) second the rulers of UAE are sincere to the govt, because they loved their country. not like us as pakistani i feel shame to see uae stability vs pakistan. uae structure of work is 100 years forward than us.

  8. JON Says:

    They're not bogged down with a medieval 7th century religion like your country. They've brought it into the 21st century and made it fit the real world. The sooner your people do the same, the quicker you will go forward. you can't live and run a 21st century country with a 7th century religion. It won't work, it will only stagnate. Sorry, that's life!

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