Burj Khalifa

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Burj Khalifa

At over 2,716.5 feet (828 meters) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa holds the following records:

  • Tallest building in the world

  • Tallest free-standing structure in the world

  • Highest number of stories in the world

  • Highest occupied floor in the world

  • Highest outdoor observation deck in the world

  • Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world

  • Tallest service elevator in the world

Originally called Burj Dubai, the tower was renamed Burj Khalifa, said to honour the UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his crucial support to the dept strapped project.  The tower opened January 4, 2010.

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