Before i move on with the stunning pictures of Burj Khalifa, have a breaking news for in-dubai.com readers. On 4th Jan 2009, Burj Dubai has been renamed as “Burj Khalifa” i.e Dubai based tower has been given a name of UAE President and Abu Dhabi ruler Khalifa Bin Zayed.
Burj Khalifa is the tallest man made structure built by thousands of laborers in 6 years (Construction started @ Sept 2004). The total height of the building is 828 meter (confirmed by Emaar during launching presentation of Burj Khalifa) which stands 310 meters higher than Taipei 101 (previously tallest building in the world).
The Grand Inauguration ceremony was an epic thanks to stunning fireworks display on the building itself and beautiful fountains next to Burj which were shooting water approx 500 feet high. Here are some of the pictures i have taken of Burj Dubai Opening.
Check out the video (Reuters) for the opening cermony of Burj Khalifa
In last it can easily be said that 4 jan 2010 was the night dedicated to Dubai, as Burj Dubai was the trending topic all over internet such as Google , Twitter and Yahoo Top Searches.