The Lounge at Burj Khalifa just bagged a Guinness World Record, and stands at 585.36 metres high…

Dubai is well-known for its impressive architecture and world-breaking records, with the Burj Khalifa standing firmly ‘above the rest’ with its title of ‘tallest building in the world’.

And now the iconic building can add another string to its awards bow, as The Lounge, Burj Khalifa has been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the ‘highest lounge in a building’ across the globe.

Standing at 585.36 metres high (1,920 ft 5in) and spanning levels 152, 153 and 154, The Lounge offers up an elegant dining experience coupled with views of the city you simply won’t get anywhere else.

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A visit here is perfect for ticking the Burj Khalifa off your Dubai bucket list or for giving your visitors an experience they won’t forget.

Packages available include high tea up in the clouds between 12pm and 4pm (Dhs608) or go for their bubbly sundowner deal from 5.30pm to 7pm (Dhs657).

Fancy seeing the twinkling lights of the city at night? Their cocktails under the stars package (Dhs600) is served up from 7pm to midnight with canapes, drinks and live music.

No stranger to a world record, other world-leading titles that the Burj Khalifa has earned include the ‘tallest man-made structure on land’, ‘the highest outdoor observation deck for At the Top, the ‘largest light and sound show on a single building’, the ‘largest LED-illuminated façade’ and ‘tallest LED-illuminated façade.’ Impressive.

If it’s a visit to the Burj Khalifa you’re looking for that isn’t quite as pricey, the Burj Khalifa are relaunching their sunrise viewings from At the Top, the building’s observation deck on the 124th and 125th floors from 5.30am to 8.30pm. Priced from Dhs149 including breakfast, there are few places better to watch the sun rise…

The Lounge, 122nd floor, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai, 7am to 2am daily. Tel: (04) 888 3828.

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