Sunday, March 21, 2010

MFS - Strange But True - Things / Other 16


The Burj Khalifa a.k.a. the tallest man-made structure ever built.

Burj Khalifa (Arabic: برج خليفة "Khalifa Tower"), known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010. The building is part of the 2 km2 (490-acre) flagship development called Downtown Burj Khalifa at the "First Interchange" along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district.
Read more about it on MFS,with 2 videoclips.

1 comment:

  1. I was in Dubai few years ago, exactilly when they stared to construct this gorgeus building, and the son of the Shaikh who accession to power in 2010 Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, said at that time- that in the water Alah don't see the bed vices of people..:P


    btw - the award was maked it to bring a smile on all my freind's face from blogosphere I was not thinking in other ways..:D


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