#BurjKhalifa the tallest building in the world. #dubai

A post shared by Lingofacts (@lingofacts) on

Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – rising to a height of 2,722 feet is the world’s tallest building. Burj Khalifa was designed by Adrian Smith then of the Chicago-headquartered Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

Opened in 2010 as part of the new development called Downtown Dubai, the Burj Khalifa building was named in honor of the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Source: http://www.travelingwiththejones.com/2015/11/23/40-fun-facts-about-dubai-united-arab-emirates/