It will feature a 550-metre super tall tower called Burj Jumeira…

A brand new mega district has been unveiled in Dubai called Downtown Jumeira, and it’s set to be home to a stunning new super tall tower – Burj Jumeira.

At a staggering 550-metres tall, Burj Jumeira was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. At the unveiling, Sheikh Mohammed described the new tower as ‘a continuation of Dubai’s vision for becoming a city of the future distinguished by its intelligent design and cohesive infrastructure and network’.

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The tower’s design is inspired by the harmonious ripples of the UAE’s desert sand dunes and its flowing oases, and the façade will be covered with digital displays that can be utilized for various occasions and celebrations.

Inside the tower, there will be multiple observation decks, giving visitors 360 degree panoramic views of Dubai. At the summit of Burj Jumeira, you’ll find The Crown, an area designed to host an array of multi-purpose events, and numerous entertainment options, including water fountains and a terraced outdoor amphitheatre which will host various cultural and social events throughout the year.

Downtown Jumeira, found in Al Sufouh just down from the Burj Al Arab, will be home to both residential and commercial towers as well as an array of new hotels, restaurants and bars.

It will also be linked to the nearby Sharaf DG Metro station by a covered pathway, and all the way through to the Burj Al Arab. The developer also promised neighborhood parks, large open spaces and shaded streets.

Construction will begin immediately, with the first phase of the development set to open in 2023.

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