The tallest freestanding structure in the world, Burj Khalifa stands 828 metres above the city of Dubai, three times the height of the Eiffel Tower, twice the height of the Empire State Building. It was completed in 2010 and holds a number of world records related to its height.
#1 It’s the world’s:
Tallest free standing building, the building with the highest occupied floor, with the most number of stories, the longest travel distance for its elevators, with the tallest service elevator and the second highest outdoor observation deck. Phew.
They really don’t mess about when they build a tower in Dubai.