Burj Al Arab
Burj Al Arab is one of the most important symbols of this city. Hotel in Dubai, which with a height of 321 meters, is one of the tallest towers in the world and also the third tallest hotel in the world that you must see this beautiful building, it is interesting that 39% of its height is in an unusable space. This tower is built in a place that can be seen wherever you are in Dubai. It is good to know that Burj Al Arab is built on an artificial island that is a little off the coast, this superstructure that is famous in the world. , Is one of the main sights and attractions of the most visited hub, and it is also important to tell you about this skyscraper that Tom Wright, an American architect, designed this tower and based on this This tower is a symbol of Dubai, it was designed and its construction took 5 years and as you can see, now this tower is one of the most luxurious and expensive hotels in the world and has luxurious and quality facilities that It is known as the only 7-star hotel in the world, but despite the fact that the number of stars has always been discussed, it is interesting for you interested to know the smallest room in the world. Tel is 169 square meters with a daily rent of 6,000 dirhams and its largest room is 780 square meters and a meal in this hotel is not less than 1000 dirhams.
You can go to the UAE and the beautiful city of Dubai and not see this symbol of the city. The creative design of the exterior and the appearance of the hotel, as well as the interior, which is beautifully designed, is one of the factors that attract the attention of tourists as well as famous figures of the world of sports and art to Dubai. Al-Arab was once a symbol of Dubai and now its effect can be seen on the old plaques of Dubai, but after a while the symbol of Dubai changed and some say it is because of the appearance of the tower, although the tower looks like the sail of a ship. , But from the angle of the back is like a cross; Meanwhile, the artificial island on which Burj Al Arab is built is located 280 meters from Jumeirah Beach, which is connected to the main road by a curved bridge. Near the roof of Burj Al Arab, at a height of 210 meters, there is a helicopter landing platform. Built for politicians and celebrities, the runway was temporarily turned into a tennis court for a time as the famous golfer Tiger Woods threw several golf balls into the Persian Gulf. In February 2005, tennis players Roger Federer and Andre Agassi played together at a height of 211 meters, it should be noted, this runway has no guardrails and railings.
The beachfront area on which the Burj Al Arab and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel were built was formerly known as Chicago Beach, after the local name of the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company, which once welded floating oil storage tanks. Since the demolition of the old hotel in 1997, it is still standing. It should be noted that the name of the Chicago Beach Hotel in Dubai was on the construction phase of the Burj Al Arab Hotel until the new name was announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The appearance of the hotel is “V” shaped and a rig is attached to it. There is a space between the wings in the space between the wings or V, and in front of it there is a curve that its white body creates milky light during the day. It enters the hotel, while the windshield, which is clear, provides a lot of light and brightness, although at night, outside and inside the building, it has beautiful lighting.
The Burj Al Arab atrium lobby is 180 meters high and is the tallest of its kind in the world, occupying more than a third of the hotel’s interior. The hotel’s exterior architecture is completely modern, while its interior architecture combines oriental style. And it is western and very luxurious, and that in the lobby of the half-floor of the hotel you can see a three-dimensional Islamic star created by a fountain, the Burj Al Arab may be large and tall, but it is interesting that only 28 double floors They have only 202 suites, and the Royal Suite is the most expensive room in the hotel, priced at a whopping $ 28,000 a night. The Burj Al Arab Hotel ranks 12th among the 15 most expensive hotels in the world, announced by CNN in 2012. has it.
If you travel to Dubai and visit the Burj Al Arab and want to experience dining at a high altitude, be sure to go to the “Elemental Restaurant”, this restaurant is located at an altitude of 200 meters and from this point you have a great view of You are all Dubai and it is protected by a base on both sides of the rig and you can access it with a glass elevator.
In addition to the elements, there is another restaurant called “Al Mahara means oyster” which is accessed by a simulated submarine where beautiful aquariums can be seen, these aquariums are more than one million liters. Containing water, the glass of this aquarium is made of acrylic and its thickness is about 18 cm to reduce the magnification effect, it should be noted that this restaurant is one of the top 10 restaurants in the world.
One of the factors that made Burj Al Arab one of the structural wonders is the pillars of this hotel, which is up to 40 meters under the sea. You may not know that Burj Al Arab is taller than the Eiffel Tower and only 60 meters from the Empire State Building. In the US it is shorter, the tower is fully automatic and the use of curtains, lights and air conditioning requires only the push of a button, all channels are connected to the CCTV camera and you can see who is behind your room and in any Suite A laptop and printer are available.
The hotel is considered to be the only seven-star hotel in the world, but the hotel management does not make such a claim, and according to a Jumeirah group spokesman who said, “We can not do much to stop it, we use this word. “We do not encourage anyone and we have never used the word in our advertisements” and, as the group says, the seven-star lettering on the hotel was done by an English journalist who had seen the hotel before it reopened. has taken ; One of the amazing things about this hotel is that seven floors of it are built as an aquarium under the sea, and this structure, which was once a symbol of Dubai, is similar to the sail of a ship used in an Arab ship, and one of It is the tallest building in the world.
Burj Al Arab has 202 rooms, all of which are duplex suites, this hotel has 18 elevators, 28 double floors and unique restaurants that can be a pure experience of life, as well as hotel suites with 360 degree view, club suites, dual suites, It has presidential and royal suites, they used “Statuario” marble to build the walls and floors, and in addition to gold, this stone was used to decorate the interior facade, about 43,000 square meters, and the total amount that was spent to build this hotel. Is $ 650 million.