Burj Khalifa

A technological breakthrough of its time and one of the biggest human endeavour, Burj Khalifa has technologies working in harmony to set and break records. Often referred to as the one of the new wonders of modern times.

Why was it built?

Inaguarated in 2010, six years after its excavation, built to diversify as a tourist destination along with an oil producting country.

How was it named?

Known as Burj Dubai, renamed to honor the president of UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan on its third anniversary.

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