Tag Archives: Dubai

Burj Khalifa

World Records
At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa in Dubai 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

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Underwater hotel in Dubai

Dubai hotel

Photos by: Deep Ocean Technology

There is a new hotel in Dubai that is half-submerged, complete with underwater rooms offering views of life below the surface of the sea. It’s called the Water Discus Hotel.

Dubai hotel

Photos by: Deep Ocean Technology

The underwater section is located up to 10 metres deep and is composed of 21 hotel rooms adjacent to the submerged dive center and a bar.

Dubai hotel

Photos by: Deep Ocean Technology

A special lighting system will illuminate the flora and fauna outside and the highest technology in the rooms will allow guests to zoom in and take a closer look at even the tiniest creatures using macro photography.

Dubai hotel

Photos by: Deep Ocean Technology

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