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Your Ultimate Guide to Visiting the Burj Khalifa

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Burj Khalifa is Now Open

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June 2, 2020

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The sprawling desert city of Dubai hosts some of the best architectural wonders made by man and awe-inspiring experiences. From skydiving over the Palm Islands to ziplining over a sea of skyscrapers, Dubai is never short of innovative diversions to enthrall even the most stultified millionaire. Of all that Dubai has to offer, Burj Khalifa surely takes the spotlight and this guide will help you choose the best Burj Khalifa tickets.

Soaring at a height of over 828 meters, nothing defines Dubai as much as its emblematic Burj Khalifa. Crowned the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa hosts over 160 floors and offers visitors the once in a lifetime opportunity to get an eagle’s view of the Persian Gulf from the highest outdoor observation deck (555 meters). The superstructure is a pandora’s box of cutting edge technology and features quite a few engineering marvels.

With offices, residential units, ultra-luxurious restaurants, and stunning observation decks, Burj Khalifa is constantly buzzing with locals and tourists alike. This is our comprehensive guide to visiting the top of the world and exploring the Burj Khalifa.

Fancy yourself a guided tour to the Burj Khalifa? Check out our helpful guide and avoid the hassle of planning your trip all by your lonesome!

Dubai Burj Khalifa Essential Information


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Dubai Burj Khalifa - Things to know

Best time to visit - Early morning or evenings
Suggested duration - 2.5 Hours
Starting Burj Khalifa tickets price - AED 154
Opened in - 4 January 2010
Closest Bus station - South Ridge Tower 1 (Stop ID: SRT1)

Dubai Burj Khalifa - Opening Hours

Burj Khalifa Opening Hours - Open 24 hours

Dubai Burj Khalifa Highlights

Burj Khalifa height - 830 meters (2,722 feet) to tip
Burj Khalifa Floors - 163
Burj Khalifa At The Top Floors- Level 124, 125 & 148
Burj Khalifa Owner - Emaar Properties

Dubai Burj Khalifa Location

Burj Khalifa Address - 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Downtown Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Burj Khalifa Architect


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The polymath who designed Dubai Burj Khalifa is Adrian Smith, of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Great Mosque of Samarra played an important role in the inspiration for the design. The design of the Y shaped tripartite floor is sketched to inflate the space for residence and hotels. Dubai Burj Khalifa's central core houses all vertical transportation with the exception of egress stairs within each of the wings while also holding the zenith height of the building.

Burj Khalifa Fireworks


Every New Year’s Eve, the people in and around Downtown Dubai get to watch the spectacular Burj Khalifa fireworks and Laser Show. You would need to pre-register via the U By Emaar app, free of charge and show the QR code from the app to access the viewing areas in Downtown Dubai. You can also tune in to www.mydubainewyear.com to watch the Burj Khalifa Fireworks live from the comfort of your home. Next New Year, make sure you start the year by viewing the amazing pyrotechnics with your loved ones, at Dubai Burj Khalifa or from anywhere in the world with your loved ones.
Check out the best spots to view the Burj Khalifa Fireworks.

Burj Khalifa Tickets

At the Top, At the Top SKY Tickets and more


There are a number of ways to experience the magnificence of the Burj Khalifa. From exploring the Dubai skyline from the world’s highest observation deck to dining among the clouds at the tower’s fine dining restaurants, Burj Khalifa tickets come in all variations and timings.

Burj Khalifa Ticket Variations

To experience what the Burj Khalifa has to offer, you need to head to one of the superstructure’s observation decks. Burj Khalifa offers two observation decks - one on the 124th & 125th floor and another on the 148th floor. Depending on your Burj Khalifa ticket, you will get access to the 124th and 125th floors or the 148th floor (includes access to 124th and 125th floors). Know more about these Burj Khalifa At The Top Ticket Options.

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At the Top Burj Khalifa Tickets

Floor Access: 124th and 125th

Highlights:

  • Burj Khalifa At the Top tickets grants you access to the lower observation deck via one of the fastest elevators in the world, traveling at 110 meters per second.
  • Once on the floor, you will be able to gaze at the awe-inspiring Dubai skyline through floor-to-ceiling glass walls.
  • You will be granted complimentary access to avant-garde, high-powered telescopes to soak in the beauty of the desert megacity below you.
  • If you’re looking to feel the wind on your face as you glance into the horizon, head to the Level 125 outdoor observation deck, situated at a height of 452 meters.

Add On: Skip The Line Access.

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At the Top SKY Burj Khalifa Tickets

Floor Access: 148th, 124th and 125th

Highlights:

  • At the Top SKY tickets offer quite a few exciting features, including access to an exclusive SKY lounge.
  • As you wait at the lounge for the lift, you will be served coffee from an authentic Arabic Dallah, along with some traditional dates.
  • You can skip the line at Burj Khalifa with your At the Top SKY tickets as the waiting time to access the exclusive lift is infinitesimal.
  • Once inside the lift, you will be treated to an extravagant light show covering the history of the Burj Khalifa and its position in Dubai’s skyline and legacy.
  • Once on the upper deck, situated at a height of 555 meters, you will be taken on a personalized guided tour by a Burj Khalifa Guest Ambassador.

Burj Khalifa Special Ticket Options - Dining @ Burj Khalifa & Exclusive Combos

Take your Burj Khalifa experience to another level, quite literally, and enjoy a special meal at one of its many exlusive restaurants. And if you're still craving for a little more of Dubai, combine your visit with an adventurous desert safari or a relaxing dhow cruise down the fabled Dubai Creek.

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Dining at Burj Khalifa - At.mosphere, Armani Lounge and more


Dining at Burj Khalifa
is one of the most sought-after experiences in Downtown Dubai. Restaurants on the Burj Khalifa offer truly unparalleled vistas of the Burj Park and the Dubai fountains.

If you’re looking to spend a romantic evening with your loved one, dining against the backdrop of the most beautiful sunset view in Dubai should be a must-do on your list. The restaurants are known for their impeccable service, marvelous interiors, and best-in-class delicacies.


Restaurants on the Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa offers you the option to dine at the highest restaurant in the world - At.mosphere. You may also visit Armani Amal, Armani Ristorante, Armani Mediterraneo, Armani Hashi, Armani Deli and Armani Lounge.

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Burj Khalifa Sunset Specials and Combos

Watching the sunset from the lower deck of Burj Khalifa is a breathtaking experience. From a height of over 452 meters, this is the best vantage point to watch the sun set on the Gulf and Arabian desert. Burj Khalifa sunset combo tickets are essentially similar to At the Top Burj Khalifa ticket but are curated to give you the best vista of Dubai during the sunset.

With Burj Khalifa sunset specials, you will get access to the 124th and 125th floor. The sunset hours at the Burj Khalifa are from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and tickets are available for timeslots every 30 minutes.


Burj Khalifa Combos

There are combo packages on offer, which will include Burj Khalifa tickets and a set of other Dubai experiences. The top picks are Burj Khalifa and Desert Safari tickets and Burj Khalifa and Dubai Aquarium/Underwater Zoo combos.

Burj Khalifa Tickets


                       
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Burj Khalifa: At the Top (Level 124 & 125)
from AED152.4

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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo + Burj Khalifa Combo
from AED225
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Burj Khalifa: At the Top Sky with (Level 124, 125 & 148)
from AED387.6
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Burj Khalifa: Sunset - At the Top (Level 124 & 125)
from AED228
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Burj Khalifa+Desert Safari+City Tour+Dhow Dinner Cruise
from AED381
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Priority Access No No Yes No No
Highlights
  • Ascend on one of the world's fastest elevators
  • Burj Khalifa 124th and 125th floor
  • Outdoor Observation Deck
  • High-powered Telescopes
  • Admire 30,000 marine species at the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
  • Visit Burj Khalifa's 124th and 125th floors
  • Outdoor Observation Deck
  • High-powered Telescopes
  • Visit Burj Khalifa's 148th, 124th and 125th floors
  • Access to World's Highest Observation Deck
  • Outdoor Observation Deck
  • Introductory tour with a guest ambassador
  • Prime Hour access to 124th and 125th floor
  • Enjoy a magnificent sunset from the Outdoor Observation Deck
  • High-powered Telescopes
  • Enjoy unlimited time at the tallest building in the world
  • Enjoy access to the Burj Khalifa, Desert Safari, Dubai City Tour and Dhow Dinner Cruise
  • Visit Burj Khalifa 124th and 125th floor
  • Explore all major Dubai City landmarks and Desert Safari
  • Hotel Transfers to each experience
Exclusions
  • Food & beverages
  • Hotel transfers
  • Audio guide (available for 25 AED at the ticket counter)
  • Food & beverages
  • Hotel transfers
  • Audio guide
  • Access to Burj Khalifa 148th floor
  • Hotel transfers
  • Audio guide
  • Food & beverages
  • Hotel transfers
  • Audio guide
  • Access to Burj Khalifa 148th floor
  • Transportation to and from the Burj Khalifa
  • Food & beverages
  • Audio guide
  • Access to Burj Khalifa 148th floor
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Cancellation Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund Yes - 48 hours in advance for full refund Yes - 96 hours in advance for full refund Yes - 48 hours in advance for full refund Yes - 48 hours in advance for full refund
Mobile Tickets Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Selecting a Time Slot for Your Visit


Once you’ve chosen which experience you would like to go for, there are a couple other factors that will determine the final price of your Burj Khalifa ticket. These include: whether you want general admission or priority access entry; and whether you would like to visit during prime or non-prime hours.

General Admission vs Skip the Line

It’s a fact that the Burj Khalifa is the most visited attraction in Dubai, drawing in over 180,000 visitors each month. As a result, the queues to enter can be very long and tiresome.
During high season (October - March), wait times can easily exceed 1 hour. Even during low season, busy days can have lines that take around 30-45 minutes just to enter. If you have the time, regular tickets should be fine. But if you are in a hurry, don’t mind spending the extra bucks, or would simply like to avoid the long line, skip-the-line tickets are a perfect option.

Prime Hours vs Non-Prime Hours

When selecting your time slot, you will either choose a prime time visit or a non-prime time visit. Entry during prime hours costs slightly more due to the fact that these tickets correspond with Dubai’s sunset. The views you get from the observation decks are absolutely spectacular, as you get to see the city bathed in a beautiful amber hue. Just imagine watching the sun setting over the Persian Gulf from the highest man-made point in the world!

Ticket Time
At The Top
At The Top SKY
Price
Tickets

Non Prime Hours

8:30AM - 3:30PM
6:30PM - closing

7 PM - closing

From AED152.4

Prime Hours

4 PM - 6 PM

9:30 AM - 6 PM

From AED228

If you’re on a budget or can’t make it for sunset hours, don’t let this deter you from visiting. The views during non-prime hours are still absolutely stunning. On a clear, sunny day, you can see as far as the Palm Islands. At night, see Dubai in an entirely different setting, with its glittering bright city lights. There’s no such thing as a bad time when it comes to visiting Burj Khalifa.

Your Burj Khalifa Experience

Visiting the Upper & Lower Observation Decks


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Visiting the Burj Khalifa is a bucket-list item in every Dubai traveler’s itinerary. It’s not every day that you get to see the marvelous Dubai skyline from atop the world’s tallest building. Your Burj Khalifa endeavor begins the moment you step through the Dubai Mall Entrance, right across the food court. Beholding the Burj Khalifa is a humbling experience - it almost seems like the building is piercing the clouds and is distinctly taller than the rest of the Dubai skyline.

At the Top vs At the Top SKY

Your Burj Khalifa tickets let you choose between 2 observation decks - At the Top, which grants you access to the lower observation deck on the 124th and 125th floors, and the premium At the Top SKY tickets, which will take you to the highest observation deck in the world on the 148th floor.

However, there is a major price difference between the two experiences: Burj Khalifa At the Top tickets cost as little as 149 AED, whereas At the Top SKY tickets are priced at 378 AED. The prices vary depending on your visiting hours. There is a special counter for visitors with an At the Top SKY reservation across the main ticket counter.

Know more about Burj Khalifa At the Top Tickets

Compare the benefits of opting for Burj Khalifa At the Top and At the Top SKY tickets

At The Top, Burj Khalifa Levels 124 & 125

‘A Falcon’s Eye View’


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The observation decks on the 124th and 125th floors of the Burj Khalifa comprise the “At The Top” experience. You’ll gasp in awe as you peek at the world below through high-powered telescopes or step on to the open terrace to admire the endless Dubai skyline.

Dubai – A Falcon’s Eye View

Level 125 also houses “Dubai – A Falcon’s Eye View”, a special point-and-shoot telescope that allows you to view the city from a unique perspective. The telescope can be used to identify different Dubai landmarks and learn about their history. You’ll also get access to the green screen photography zone which allows you to capture your Burj Khalifa experience, amalgamating reality and special effects.

At The Top SKY, Burj Khalifa Level 148

Tallest Observation Deck in the World


At The Top Sky experience will take you to the highest observation deck in the world - a marvelous open-air terrace on the 148th floor, situated at a height of 555 meters.

Premium Burj Khalifa Experience

As the most premium experience on offer, At The Top Sky is a timed experience (30 minutes) and gives you access to the 148th-floor luxury lounge where you can catch a break and treat yourself to signature refreshments. Once you exit the lift, you will be greeted by Burj employees waiting with trays of drinks and small pastries.

The Burj Khalifa Lift


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After choosing a time slot and getting your ticket, you will be escorted to your respective waiting rooms depending on your ticket. While At the Top ticket owners have a common waiting room, the more premium At the Top SKY ticket owners will get access to the fascinating SKY lounge Burj’s top waiting room.

The lounge experience at the SKY lounge is nothing short of fabulous as you will get a taste of authentic Arabic snacks and coffee. As you wait for the lift, you will be served coffee from a traditional Arabic Dallah, along with some fresh dates.

Waiting Times at the Burj Khalifa

Depending on your ticket, your waiting time at the Burj Khalifa lounge will greatly vary. With At the Top tickets, you can expect at least 30 minutes of waiting time as most visitors choose to view only the lower deck.

The premium At the Top SKY tickets usually has a waiting time of hardly 15 minutes as you get priority access to the elevator. Once the lift arrives, you can skip the line and board one of the fastest lifts in the world.

Burj Khalifa Lifts

With At the Top SKY tickets, you will first experience the 148th floor. Once you are whisked up to Level 124, you will be escorted to another bank of elevators which will take you to Level 148.

With At the Top tickets, you will get access to the 124th and 125 floors. However, the lift will take you to the 124th floor observation deck. You can climb to the 125th floor outdoor observation deck after admiring the the magnificent Dubai cityscape through floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

As you ascend to the world’s highest observation deck, you will be treated to a magnificent light show inside the lift, covering the history and legacy of Burj Khalifa.

Things to do at Burj Khalifa


1The Dubai Fountain

The dazzling Dubai Fountain is the tallest performing fountain in the world. Visiting the Dubai Fountain during one of its shows is a truly mesmerizing experience as the powerful jets of water sway in tune with the music and colourful bright lights. You would be left awestruck by the sheer scale of the lake and the columns of water. The best part is the synchronized choreography that is updated often to append tracks like Michael Jackson’s Thriller and EXO’s Power.

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2Outdoor Observation Deck

The biggest attraction on the lower deck is the spacious outdoor observation deck on the 124th floor. Considering the large number of people visiting the lower deck, the outdoor access guarantees that you will get to see a breathtaking view of the Dubai cityscape. The wind is usually chilly towards the evening and it makes for one of the most pleasant vantage points to soak in a beautiful sunset.

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3Burj Park Dubai

The little green island located in Downtown Dubai is Burj Park is only a small walk away from the tallest building in the world. It is a manmade island that features beautiful art fixtures with wide walkways and is perfect for an evening stroll. You can also take a cycle ride around the park, and take plenty of pictures by Dubai Fountain.

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4The Lounge

Explore the world’s highest lounge at 585 meters at Burj Lounge. Located on the 152nd floor of the might building, you can enjoy some breakfast, tea or a drink in the clouds. The elevation of the lounge lets you see Dubai anew from the clouds.

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Burj Khalifa Restaurants

Dining at the Highest Restaurant in the World


Dining at the Burj Khalifa is an experience that you should never miss. Gazing at the view of the Dubai Fountains and the Burj Park while dining at some of Dubai’s best restaurants during twilight is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As you feast on delicacies made by top chefs, you can watch the sunset and the Dubai Downtown shimmer in a sea of lights.

The restaurants situated in the Burj Khalifa offer their guests the best service, vibrant ambiance and best-in-class delicacies. The chefs of each restaurant specialize in a variety of cuisines, however, each restaurant has its own niche set of delectable cuisines, ranging from Mediterranian and Italian to Indian and Arabic.

While there are quite a few restaurants to choose from, here are our top picks.

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At.Mosphere

Stationed on the 122nd floor of the highest building ever built, At.Mosphere is an incomparable fine-dining experience. Being the world’s highest restaurant, At.mosphere offers unparalleled views of the Dubai Downtown and the Gulf. The chefs also offer you a wide variety of International cuisines to choose from.

Cuisines: International, French, European, Central European

Menu Highlights: Beef Bacon, Wine, Steak, Salmon, Tea, Oysters, Pumpkin soup with truffle.

Price for two: AED 750

Open Hours: 7 AM to 12 midnight

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Armani Deli

Located on the ground floor of the tallest building in the world, Armani Deli is an Italian inspired gourmet restaurant serving authentic Italian and European flavors with a daily-changing menu. The 24-carat gold coffee is the paramount item on their menu, that you should not miss on.

Cuisines: Italian, Cafe, Desserts

Menu Highlights: Pasta, Tiramisu, Salmon, Chocolate Cheesecake, Ravioli, 24-Carat Gold Coffee

Price for two: AED 650

Open Hours: 12 Noon – 12 Midnight

Burj Khalifa Restaurents
Armani Amal

If you are craving the South Asian zest of the Indian cuisine, Armani Amal should be your choice. Situated on the 3rd floor of the mighty Burj Khalifa, Armani Amal brings together the cultural veritable salver of the region and alluring view of downtown Dubai. The Chicken Quesadilla and Butter Chicken here are a must-try.

Cuisines: Indian/North Indian

Menu Highlights: Dal Makhani, Gajar Halwa, Roti, Kulcha, Murgh Makhani, Chicken Quesadilla, Butter Chicken.

Price for two: AED 900

Open Hours: 7 PM – 11:30 PM

Dubai Burj Khalifa Facts that will surprise you



  • Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed or Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world and was opened in 2010 after almost 6 years of construction at the cost of $1.5 billion.
  • Sheikh Khalifa, the ruler of the United Arab Emirates, granted monetary aid for the building to being built, hence resulting in the naming the building "Burj Khalifa."
  • The building has 2,909 stairs from the ground floor to the 160th floor.
  • Designed by Skidmore, Owings, and Merril, the architecture features a triple-lobed footprint, which is an abstraction of the desert flower Hymenocallis.
  • Burj Khalifa boasts a dizzyingly height of 828 meters and has a total of 206 floors, with observation decks on the 124th, 25th, and 148th floors.
  • The world’s tallest building is a multi-use development tower with a total floor area of 460,000 square meters, including residential, hotel, commercial, office, entertainment, shopping, leisure, and parking facilities.
  • Apart from holding the world record for the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa holds six other world records - the tallest freestanding structure in the world, the highest number of stories in the world, the highest occupied floor in the world, the highest outdoor observation deck in the world, the elevator with longest travel distance in the world, and the tallest service elevator in the world.

Burj Khalifa Practical Information


Getting there - Burj Khalifa Entrance

The Burj Khalifa is open to the public from 8:30 AM - 11:00 PM every day, with time slots every half hour.

Burj Khalifa Entrance

The Burj Khalifa is located in Downtown Dubai, right next to Dubai Mall. All visitors will need to walk through the mall to access the Burj Khalifa entrance. No taxi will take you right up to the Burj unless you’re a resident, a guest at the Armani Hotel, or have a reservation at At.Mosphere restaurant. Once you get to Dubai Mall, you need to walk through the mall to the Lower Ground Floor (LG).

Burj Khalifa Ticket Lines

Once at the Burj Khalifa, you’ll have to get tickets for your At the Top or At the Top SKY experience. To make things easier, there is a main counter which will give you all types of tickets, and a private counter right across it, which you can use only if you have an At the Top SKY ticket.

If you already have the ticket, make sure you check the waiting line you are choosing to stand in. Many a time, visitors tend to mistake the ticket queue for the entry waiting for line and end up wasting a lot of their time.

Traveling to Burj Khalifa

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By Dubai Metro

Take the Red Line to Burj Khalifa Metro Station. From here, you can either walk or take the F13 bus and get off at the next stop, which is the Dubai Mall Bus Stop.

From Abu Dhabi

Take the exit to Financial Centre Road (Doha) from 1st interchange. The approach road to The Dubai Mall will be on the right-hand side.

By Bus

There are two buses that service The Dubai Mall every 16 minutes: Route 27 which picks up passengers from the Deira Gold Souk Bus Station and Route 29 from the Ghubaiba Station.

By Taxi

You can also take a taxi to the Burj Khalifa; while it may be the fastest option, it is the least economical one. Meter fare starts from AED 1.6/kilometer. Waiting fare is AED 0.5/kilometer. Starting fee for regular taxis is AED 3 (6:00 AM to 10:00 PM) and AED 3.50 (10:00 PM to 6:00 AM). Starting fee for pre-booked taxis is AED 6 (day) and AED 7 (night).

Burj Khalifa - Prime vs Non-Prime Hours


While buying tickets to the Burj Khalifa, it is important to consider the time slot of your visit to the observation decks. The attraction opens at 8:30AM, with admission every half hour. The last entry is at 10:15PM, 45 minutes prior to closing.

Selecting a time slot

When selecting your time slot, you will have two options - prime time visit or a non-prime time visit. Entry during prime hours is slightly more expensive as these tickets correspond with Dubai’s sunset timings. The vistas you get from the observation decks during this time are absolutely spectacular as you get to see the city bathed in a beautiful amber hue.

For budget travellers

If you’re on a budget or can’t make it for sunset hours, choosing a non-prime hour is your best option. The views during non-prime hours are still absolutely stunning. On a clear, sunny day, you can see as far as the Palm Islands. At night, you’ll be able to see Dubai in a completely different setting, with its glittering bright city lights and bright cityscape.

At the Top:
Prime Hours - 4 PM - 6 PM
Non-Prime Hours- 8:30AM - 3:30PM, 6:30PM - Closing

At the Top SKY:
Prime Hours: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Non-Prime Hours: 7 PM - Closing

Ticket Rates
Prime Hour Ticket Rate: From AED 178
Non-Prime Hour Ticket Rate: From AED 149

Find out more about the best time to explore Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Depending on your time slot, your Burj Khalifa experience could greatly vary. Find out more and carefully gauge Prime and Non-Prime time slots before purchasing your tickets.

Dubai Attractions


Apart from the Burj Khalifa, there are quite a few attractions on offer in Downtown Dubai, the city’s tourism hotspot. From the sprawling Dubai Fountains to the Dubai Opera, the complex plays host to a myriad of megastructures, restaurants and entertainment options.

Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall is the world’s biggest shopping mall and hosts 1,200 outlets, including restaurants, luxury brands, and retailers. Visitors can easily get lost and spend a day walking around the mall and still fall short of seeing everything that’s on offer.

The Dubai mall also offers a brilliant vantage point for seeing the famous Dubai fountains as it stands just outside the mall, in front of a bridge that leads to Souk Al Bahar.

Dubai Aquarium
Dubai Aquarium

Situated on the Ground Level of the Dubai Mall is the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. The 10-million liter Dubai Aquarium tank is the largest suspended aquarium in the world and the main tank measures 51 meters in length, 20 meters in width and 11 meters in height.

The aquarium boasts an incredible collection of over 140 species, including sharks, rays and the largest collection of Sand Tiger sharks in the world.

Desert Safari Dubai
Desert Safari Dubai

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the vast expanse of Arabia’s red dunes desert at the break of dawn with Desert Safari Dubai. You can take a safari during the mornings or evenings when the sun is not at its brightest and the weather is not too hot. Riding a cruiser on the untamed dunes of Dubai is something to brag about. Check out the most recommended Desert Safari Dubai Tickets here.

Dubai Frame
Dubai Frame

The biggest picture frame on the planet, Dubai Frame is located in Zabeel Park, Dubai. Created with glass, steel, aluminium, and reinforced concrete, it is positioned in such a way that modern landmarks of Dubai can be seen on one side, while older parts of the city can be seen from another. Check out which side you like better with these Dubai Frame Tickets.

Dubai Miracle Garden
Dubai Miracle Garden

A garden in the middle of dryland is truly a miracle. Dubai Miracle Garden is rightly named so, a flower garden located in the district of Dubailand. The 72,000 square meters of land is truly a paradise which is also Dubai’s most picturesque, sweet-scented attraction. Did you know that the Garden was opened on Valentine’s Day? Very suggestively, it is one of the most romantic places you can take your loved one to. Pre-book your Dubai Miracle Garden Tickets today.

Ski Dubai
Ski Dubai

Dubai is full of wonders. You are outside and feeling the sun scorch you? Here is an indoor ski to keep you cool and entertained for hours. Ski Dubai is one of UAE’s most visited attractions and a favourite among children. Spend your time in a snow park, ski on the vast slopes, and play with the penguins while you're here. Plan your visit with Ski Dubai tickets today.

Burj Khalifa - Tips, Rules and Regulations


  • The ‘At the Top’ ticketing counter is located on the lower ground floor of the Dubai Mall. If you have purchased your tickets online, simply display them on your smartphone at the will-call counter for a fast and easy pickup.
  • You may cancel your tickets up to 48 hours prior to your date of booking for a full refund when you purchase your Burj Khalifa tickets online.
  • Children under the age of 4 do not require a ticket. Children between the ages of 4-12 have a special child price. Anyone above the age of 12 will be charged the full amount.
  • Large pieces of luggage are not allowed inside. However, you can check them in at the Secured Baggage Area located near the entrance.
  • If you’re keen on watching the sunset, get a weekday ticket because weekends always attract a lot of people.
  • If possible, visit Burj Khalifa on a foggy morning. When a thick layer of fog settles over the city of Dubai, it appears as though you are standing above the clouds.
  • You can download the official app of the Burj Khalifa “At the Top” experience where you will find all the information you need.
  • If you are travelling to Dubai during the busy months (October - March), be sure to make your reservation for the Burj Khalifa tickets at least 3-4 weeks in advance, online. Tickets sell out very quickly! Even if you are travelling during the off-season, it is recommended that you purchase your tickets online at least 2-3 days in advance. Aside from reserving your spot, purchasing Burj Khalifa tickets online will also save you the hassle of waiting in a potentially long line at the ticketing counter.
  • Before you select your Burj Khalifa ticket date and time, be sure to check the weather forecast for the day you plan to visit. Bad weather like rain, haze and fog can drastically spoil the view from the top.
  • Make sure you catch the fountain show that happens right under the Burj Khalifa. Fountain shows begins at 6PM and go on until 11PM, with shows starting every 30 minutes. You can catch the show from the observation decks - an absolutely magical vantage point. The view of the Dubai Fountain show from At The Top, Burj Khalifa’s is an event you shouldn’t miss. Feast your eyes on the intricately combined light and water effects, made even better with a projection of colors and music playing in the background.
  • Make sure you arrive 15 minutes prior to your given admission time. This will give you time for a peaceful security check and other last minute hassles.Food & Drinks are not allowed atop, so make sure you don't have any on you.

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