Displaying items by tag: Observation Deck https://www.thestructuralengineer.info Tue, 22 Oct 2019 04:39:47 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Burj Khalifa Opens New Observation Deck https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/277-burj-khalifa-opens-new-observation-deck https://www.thestructuralengineer.info/news-center/news/item/277-burj-khalifa-opens-new-observation-deck The new observation deck is now the tallest in the world

Visitors to the Burj Khalifa in Dubai can now pay to ride to the 148th floor to get an even more elevated view of the surrounding area from the new observation deck located 1,821 feet above the ground. The recently opened observation deck set the Guinness World Record for the world’s tallest observation deck and offers views from about two thirds of the height of the buildings overall height. It beat out the Canton Tower in Guangzhou, China for the distinction.  The new area was built 24 floors higher than the buildings previous highest observation deck on the 124th floor. The existing observation deck attracted 1.9 million visitors last year who payed to take in the amazing views of Dubai and the surrounding area.

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