The Burj Khalifa on January 4, 2020.
PHOTO BY EMAAR
DUBAI – The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, turned 10 on Saturday (January 4), drawing in crowds as it marked its milestone with a light and music show.
A list of the Burj Khalifa’s records were projected onto the façade as a LED light show accompanied by music played in the background.
رمز للإنجاز، التسامح والتكامل! أهلاً بكم في احتفالات #برج_خليفة بمناسبة مرور 10 سنوات على افتتاحه
— Burj Khalifa (@BurjKhalifa) January 4, 2020
The Burj Khalifa, which towers over Dubai at 828 metres, was inaugurated on January 4, 2010. An estimated 12,000 workers built the more than 160-storey mega skyscraper.
It has racked up 10 world records, including tallest free-standing structure in the world, highest outdoor observation deck, longest elevator travel distance and highest occupied floor. ICA/Expat Meida
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