About Burj Khalifa

Formerly called Burj Dubai, Burj Khalifa stands 2,722 ft, the tallest man-made structure in the world. Based at the 124th floor is the world's highest observatory deck. The Burj has been made intricately following Islamic architecture. Shape inspired by Hymenocallis, a desert flower, the building is an architectural wonder. Residential suites, corporate offices, and workspaces comprise most of the floors with 122,123,124 floor label having the world's exotic cuisine restaurants, sky lobby, and observation deck.

Must See

Restaurants.

 Open theatre.

Open deck.

How to reach

Hop onto the blue line if you are coming from Dubai Media City from Nakheel and arrive at Dubai Mall Station. The metro ride will take about 25 minutes. The Khalifa is connected to airports via Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 if arriving from Emirates. Burj Khalifa is 1.3 km from Dubai Mall metro station. You can either walk or take an Uber to reach here.

2.0 km from the city center.

Tips

  • Zoom up to the 124th or 125th floor in the world's fastest elevator to enjoy 360 degrees views of the city.
  • The uppermost outdoor observatory deck is closed to the public.
  • People with acrophobia kindly refrain from the experience.
  • Tickets to the top are not cheap so decide on your budget.
  • Decide the time of day you'd like to visit. Peak times (outside of Ramadan) are late afternoon and sunset, usually 3.30 p.m to 6.30 p.m.
  • Plan the rest of your day in downtown Dubai.
  • Enjoy the views!
  • Do book in advance.
  • The best time to visit the Burj Khalifa is at sunset. Do keep in mind that reservations between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.are considered ‘prime hours’ and, thus, cost more.
  • Book an entry time approximately 90 minutes earlier. This will ensure you’ve had plenty of time to arrive at the observation deck.
  • Time your visit for early morning (8:30 a.m to 10:00 a.m), early afternoon (1:30 p.m to 3:30 p.m), or after 8:30 p.m to avoid the crowds.

Visit Time

 Sunday: 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

Monday: 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

 Wednesday: 10:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

Thursday: 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m

 Friday: 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m.

Saturday:  10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m

Between 8:00 a.m and 3:00 p.m and between 3:30 p.m and 6:00 p.m.

The deck is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 a.m. onwards for a view of the sunrise.

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Waiting Time

30 minutes wait in the queue

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

370 Aed

135 Aed during the afternoon hours.

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Time you can spend

1 hour 30 minutes

 

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Weather

Few Clouds 19.94°C

 

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