The Tallest Building In The World
12,000 workers & contractors
22 Million man hours
How does the Burj Khalifa size up?
Being the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa kicks all competition out of the water by a few 100 metres. Take a look at the size comparision between the Burj and some of the worlds other tall buildings.
Empire State Building
How long did it take to build?
During the 1,325 days it took to complete the Burj Khalifa, the building passed many different milestones on its journey to become the tallest man-made structure in the world. Follow the journey from earth to sky.
Piling Work Started
Level 50 Reached
Level 100 Reached
Level 141 Reached - World's Tallest Building
Level 150 Reached - World's Tallest Free Standing Structure
Level 160 Reached - World's Tallest Man Made Structure
Spire Complete - Tallest Point
Exterior Cladding Complete
Official Launch Ceremony
Instagrams at the Burj Khalifa
Join in the fun, live from Dubai. When you’re at the Burj Khalifa, take your best picture and upload it to Instagram to appear in our feed. You can even add #YallaDXB if you want to appear in our homepage feed.
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Camels weigh the same as the Burj Khalifa completely empty
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