The most important information about the Dubai World Tower

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We offer you, dear reader, through our article today, from Arab travelers, information about the Dubai World Tower, as it is one of the famous landmarks that exist within the city of Dubai, and many visitors from all over the world come to see it, from anywhere in the Emirate of Dubai you can see it due to its huge height.

If we talk about Dubai as a tourist destination, we will find that it has many wonderful places that attract attention from the very beginning, it has historical landmarks, shopping places, entertainment services, luxury hotels, restaurants, and cafes, in addition to the most luxurious tourist resorts that you can stay in, Also, there are wonderful gardens and parks that give you a feeling of joy and happiness.
Certainly, no one goes there, nor does he visit the Burj Dubai, or the so-called Burj Khalifa, which is the longest and the highest in the world, according to the Arab Travelers’ Guinness World Records classification.
And this tower is the focus of our topic, which we will talk about during the following lines, so we continued.

The most important information about the Dubai World Tower

Building and foundation

It was built and established during the year 2004 AD, and it was completed by the end of 2009 AD, that is, after five years, and the official opening of it was on the fourth of January 2010 AD, and this of course indicates the accuracy and magnitude of the origin and its difficulty, and it took a lot of time and effort.
He was able to competently obtain the title of the tallest building that was built in the world by a human being, as it reaches 828 meters in length, and the number of floors in it has reached about 180 floors.
This tower was designed by the architectural firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill, and is located in Chicago, and we find that the engineers who supervised the design of this tower are William Baker, who is the structural engineer for the tower, and the architect of the building is called Adrian Smith.
At the beginning of work on this tower, it was called the Burj Dubai, but then specifically during the official opening, the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum changed the name and introduced it to Burj Khalifa, in relation to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as a tribute to him and appreciation for All his efforts during the foundation of the tower.

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Space and design of the Burj Khalifa

If we talk about its area it is about 4 million square meters, and its cost amounted to one and a half billion US dollars.
About 14,000 engineers and workers participated in the construction of this great edifice.

General information about the Dubai World Tower

It has the finest and largest first-class hotel, it contains 403 hotel suites, and in total this tower contains nine different hotels.
And there are more than 12,000 people inside it, living in the available apartments, it includes 30,000 homes, with a total of 19 residential towers, and the area of ​​those apartments reached 171,000 square meters, this tower was able to be the first vertical city in the world.
This tower is surrounded by fountains with a height of about nine hundred feet, it is classified as the tallest exhibition fountains in the world.
And if you want to enjoy the aesthetic scene from the highest height, you can go to the balcony of the tower, which is located on the 124th floor, so you can look at the squares and squares of Dubai city through it.
The tower lifts are specifically designed for him, and their number reaches 57 elevators, and the speed of each of them is ten meters during the second; thus visitors can move at a maximum speed between the high floors and the other floor.
This tower has offices with a total area of ​​27,000 square meters, and they are distributed over 49 different floors, including twelve of the last floors attached to the tower.
The Burj Khalifa is surrounded by a 19-hectare park.
It has an artificial lake, a shopping mall, swimming pools and a mosque.
And of course the whole world turns its sights on the Burj Khalifa when the New Year comes, as it unleashes many impressive fireworks that cost millions of dollars, in addition to holding a huge celebration every year during this day.

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