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Burj Khalifa: What Awaits You Inside This Dubai Stunner

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They say, “Sky is the limit”. But that’s not the case in Dubai. This city has beaten the cliché with the iconic Burj Khalifa. With a staggering height of 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories above the ground, Burj Khalifa is a gravity-defying structure that combines science and vision together.

This living wonder comes with a stunning collection of facts and figures to keep everyone’s imagination open. Today we are going to share the details of things to do and see inside Burj Khalifa.

Burj Khalifa has no peer and we are taking you on a trip inside this marvellous piece of art so that you never come back from Dubai without your way of meeting with ‘The Giant’. There are things that Burj Khalifa offers to make things extraordinary for the guests and visitors. Check out those exclusive things to do and see inside this majestic structure.

1. The Lounge Burj Khalifa

Looking at the world from a breathtaking high is always fascinating. But here we are not talking about some sky diving stunt or helicopter ride. When you are in Dubai, you have The Lounge inside Burj Khalifa to take you to the sky.

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Spreading across Levels 152, 153 and 154, this is the world’s highest lounge sitting above 585 metres from the ground. The lounge features an exhilarating outdoor terrace where guests can enjoy their afternoon tea with a view to die for.

The Lounge in Burj Khalifa is probably the most effortless way to get surrounded by the clouds. Wind at this space is meant to unwind your stress. No wonder why they have tagged those unique experiences with names like ‘Bubbly Sundowners’, ‘Cocktails under the stars’ and ‘Tea in the clouds’.

‘Tea in the clouds’ experience allows you to have a tour of the outdoor terrace overlooking the city during the daytime. For your hunger, you can enjoy a delicious assortment of fresh bakery items, and delightful desserts apart from a wide selection of finest tea and coffee.

On the other hand, ‘Bubbly Sundowners’ and ‘Cocktails under the stars are more suitable for evening goers. You can watch all those gorgeous purple hues from your couch or stare at the twinkling stars while enjoying a romantic date lunch at The Lounge.

You can book your table at The Lounge here.


Levels 152, 153 and 154


11:00 AM to 9:30 PM


AED 759

2. At the Top Burj Khalifa SKY

Why settle for anything less than the sky when you are in Burj Khalifa. This tallest building in the world owns several spaces that takes you on a fascinating journey up above the sky. Soaring hight at 555 metres from the ground, At the Top Burj Khalifa SKY is one of the signature destinations in Dubai where you will be enthralled to experience the true meaning of ‘reaching the sky’.  

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When you got lucky to be the guest to one of the most beloved lounges in the world, you are entitled to receive special treatment. Inside the SKY Lounge, they have projections that are made specially for you as soon as you ascend to Level 125.

Visiting At the Top Burj Khalifa SKY is like stepping into the elusive world of the highest outdoor observatory in the universe occupying Levels 124, 125 and 148 in Burj Khalifa. Your journey towards SKY will begin with a personally escorted elevator travel dedicated just for the “SKY” people.

This is the world’s fastest double-deck elevator cruising guests at a speed of 10 metre per second without the slightest discomfort.

You can also choose to take a personalised guided tour from a Guest Ambassador while signature refreshments will be served in abundance to you. Additional attraction includes highly sophisticated telescopes for a beguiling closer look at the world below.

For an exceptional virtual reality experience, the SKY lounge has been installed with glass-floor that suddenly shows cracks underneath your feet to add somewhat of a horrific twist. But nothing to worry about. Those cracks are not real!

You can make your reservation At the Top Burj Khalifa SKY via this link.


Levels 124 | 125 | 148


Non-prime Hours, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Prime Hours, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM


For Non-Prime Hours: AED 389 per visitor aged above 4 years | Free Entry to infants below 4 years

For Prime Hours: AED 543 per person | No entry fee for infants below 4 years

3. At.Mosphere

Burj Khalifa is known for offering out-of-this-world experiences and the most desirable one among those has to be indulging in fine dining with spectacular city views from At.Mosphere. nestled at 442 metres above the city, this fine dining restaurant literally sits at the height of every other dining experience around the world.

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At.Mosphere takes you to a new height achieved by a relaxed social set-up, strategic location, stylish interior and exclusive private dining features. From the moment you cross that elevator door to step into the restaurant, you will be mesmerized to see the captivating panoramas of the Arabian Gulf and Downtown Dubai.

With a matchless service level, a bunch of well-trained staffs and eminent chefs, At.Mosphere is always ready to curate an unforgettable culinary experience for you. Visiting this place frequently is not that easy to your pocket but even if you have made it once, you are going to remember the royal treatment you got there forever.

Foods made at At.Mosphere are truly innovative and prepared with all sorts of best indigenous and international ingredients. Culinary Team of this place brings their most meticulous creations to life with an unimaginable amount of effort and creativity. From traditional Arabian cuisine to fusion food, you can have anything around the world.

For more details on menus and reservation, you can click here.


Level 122


7:00 AM – 12:00 AM


It costs around AED 680 – AED 1,000 per person to dine at At.Mosphere.

4. The Burj Club

Spreading across a massive floor area of 6,320 square metre, The Burj Club is a high-end fitness and wellness centre from the elevated floors of the Burj Khalifa. Occupying five levels of this iconic building, this club offers a bunch of facilities that includes leisure, fitness and wellbeing centres.

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Doesn’t matter which specific service you choose to opt for, every corner of the Burj Club is blessed with stunning views of Downtown Dubai.

The Burj Club Gym is an ultimate workout station that fitness enthusiasts can enjoy only with and exclusive membership. If you are not a member, still you can access the facility through Group Fitness Classes. This space is loaded with state-of-the-art equipment in order to cater everyone’s fitness goal.

For a matter of privacy, there is a complete level dedicated to ladies including a luxurious spa and a well-equipped gym. Circuit, Power Yoga and Bodypump are some of the great group classes to strengthen your body and mind.

The Burj Club SPA occupies two floors – one for gents and other for ladies. Fitted with steam room, shower room and sauna, this spa offers more than just mere bodily relaxation because gorgeous vistas of Downtown Dubai. Well experienced professionals from this world-class spa centre knows exactly how to rejuvenate your body with relaxing massages, treatments and facials.

The rooftop is undeniably the most attractive part of The Burj Club and this is no doubt the most scenic vantage point in the city of Dubai. Here culinary fineness and exotic beverages come together to bring an alfresco experience so unique just for you.

The Burj Club Rooftop hosts the most sought-after Saturday brunch with delicious BBQ dishes backed by scintillating views of Dubai Fountain. Access to the infinity pool at the Rooftop allows you to relish a completely breathtaking view of the city skyline.

The authority has also brought the Speedo Swim Squad for swim enthusiasts. This swimming academy offers national and international level training as per ASA of Great Britain Guidelines. Training sessions are looked after only by highly qualified coaches and trainers.


The Burj Club Gym at Level 124


  • Group Fitness Class at the gym starts from AED 94.
  • Brunch rates start from AED 249 (soft beverage) and from AED 349 (in-house beverage package) while children aged between 7 to 12 years can enjoy the same at AED 140. Children up to 6 years can dine complimentarily.
  • The weekday pool-pass costs AED 150 and the weekend pass costs AED 200.

5. Schools At the Top

Burj Khalifa epitomizes the bright future of the emirate with its awe-inspiring architecture and mind-bending design. This giant also takes care of the ‘real’ future of the world, the children and it is inspiring to see how they are committed to teach the little ones through interactive games and innovative learning methods.

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Schools At the Top is an educational program specially crafted for children where they can reach new heights and enjoy spectacular views of the city without feeling any burden of learning new things. The program primarily focuses on educating children about the Burj Khalifa and children are made to see a documentary to understand the heritage of the city and the story behind its bedazzling prosperity.

For bookings inquiries, please contact us at schools@emaar.ae


Level 124

6. Candylicious

The best thing that you have got for your kiddos inside the Burj Khalifa has to be the Candylicious. If you are still in love with those colourful candies, you will fall for this vibrant space instantly. Candylicious shop has been set up at level 124 of At the Top so that you can lick your favourite flavoured candy while looking at the most iconic skyline in the Middle East.

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This candy shop is definitely an elusive experience that no one should miss while having their time inside the Burj Khalifa. Ambience of this place is mesmerizing with the biggest possible range of sweet and delicious confectionery in the town. Bring back your childhood days at Candylicious with lots of colour and memories!


Level 124, At the Top

7. Armani Hotel Dubai

Just like those perfectly tailored suits, Armani Hotel Dubai is a tailor-made experience dipped in utter comfort, pure elegance and unmatched sophistication. Booking your room with this award-winning hotel not just makes every day special for you but also allows you to understand what Burj Khalifa experience means.

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This hotel features the celebrated Armani Signature Suites that radiate the core design philosophy. Every corner of every room at the hotel speaks of Armani’s passion for design and more.

Level 39 is exclusively occupied by The Armani Hotel. This 390-square metre space is a sheer joy crafted personally by the eminent designer Giorgio Armani. The hotel offers ultimate fine dining, luxurious spa facilities and signature Armani hospitality that brings nothing but an out-of-the-world experience to all the guests.


Level 38 and Level 39


The room price for one night starts from around AED 1,700. You can check the rates and book your rooms at Armani Hotel Dubai via this link.

8. The Residences

Who doesn’t want to go to the top? What if you get a chance to live there forever? Sounds impossible! Well, Burj Khalifa has made it a hardcore reality. Unless you are afraid of height, the tallest building in the world also includes the highest residence apartments in the world.

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For the ones who are ready to drop several millions of dollars just to own an address inside Burj Khalifa, there are some very exclusive facilities coming with these properties. These 900 luxury residences are fitted with high-end fittings and powered by world-class facilities.

If you are living in one of those opulent residences ranging from studios to sprawling penthouses, you have full access to a library, a cigar club, a meeting area, a gourmet market, a park, a tennis court, fitness facilities, jacuzzis, sky lobbies, indoor and outdoor pools.

High living at The Residences is achieved by an array of amenities that offers the residents and their guests a fascinating lifestyle 24×7. Living life king size could be the best tagline to describe the days spent at The Residence Burj Khalifa.


Levels 19 to 108


Property price at The Residence Burj Khalifa is highly fluctuating as it depends on the availability and demand situation. Price of the smallest unit starts from AED 3,800,000 and can go anywhere for the bigger ones. It’s a very very costly affair for sure!


Where is Burj Khalifa?

Burj Khalifa is a hard-to-miss iconic landmark in Downtown Dubai. It is located along the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Boulevard.

How to get to Burj Khalifa Metro Station?

The nearest metro station to this majestic tower is the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Station on the Red Line.

What records doe the Burj Khalifa hold?

You will surely be surprised to hear that Burj Khalifa holds not just one but many world records! Here are the things for which this building claims to be either the tallest or highest or longest in the world. Look at the best eight of them:
Tallest free-standing structure in the world
Tallest building in the world
Highest occupied floor in the world
Highest number of stories in the world
Highest outdoor observation deck in the world
Tallest service elevator in the world
The longest travel distance in an elevator in the world
Highest swimming pool in a building in the world (on level 76)

Can I visit Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is not open for public to come and visit. Entry is highly restricted and limited too. You can access the observation deck or visit the At.Mosphere or join the Burj Club only with a proper ticket, reservation and membership.

Can you go to the top of the Burj Khalifa?

Yes, you can but only after purchasing a ticket. The ticket price varies depending on the time of the day you stop by and the particular observation desk you choose to visit.

What is the best time of the day to visit Burj Khalifa?

The best times of the day to visit the tower are the early hours (8:30 AM -10:00 AM), early afternoon hours (1:30 PM – 3:30 PM) and evening hours (after 8:30 PM).

Can I visit the Burj Khalifa at Night?

We can visit Burj Khalifa till 11:00 PM at night. That’s the time when the last entry is closed. You must leave the tower by 12:00 AM if you are holding a visitor’s ticket.

How much time is needed to visit the Burj Khalifa?

We will recommend that you invest at least 2 hours. However, you are welcome to take your time.

Is there a dress code for visitors to the Burj Khalifa?

There is no dress code for visiting Burj Khalifa. You are free to wear whatever you want but we will advise you to dress modestly while in Dubai.

Are camera’s allowed inside Burj Khalifa?

Yes, you are allowed to bring your camera with you. Even they have their own photographers up there. You can also pay them to capture some wonderful moments inside Burj Khalifa.

Can I bring food inside Burj Khalifa?

You are not allowed to bring any food or drinks inside Burj Khalifa, not even At the Top.

Are unmarried couples allowed to stay at Burj Khalifa?

Any kind of sexual relationship or cohabiting of unmarried couples is illegal throughout Dubai. However, most hotels do not refuse accommodation to unmarried couples. Armani Hotel Dubai is a luxury hotel that mostly caters foreigners and you will not face any problem bringing your partner here.


Now that you know how you should plan your Burj Khalifa visit, it will save lots of your time and effort. You need to just pick the things that excite you. So, your visit to Burj Khalifa is going to be more precise and rewarding from now.

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