Burj Khalifa at the Top : A Mesmerising Bird’s Eye View

Burj Khalifa at the Top

Dubai’s dazzling Burj Khalifa is the tallest artificial free-standing structure in the world and offers a 360 degrees aerial view of the city and the Arabian Gulf, making it a must-visit. Standing tall at 828 metres, Burj Khalifa’s top view offers a surreal charm. With the fastest elevator in the world moving at 10m/sec, you can reach the Burj Khalifa’s top floors – 124th and 125th. They are beautifully decorated in Arabic Mashrabiya, and you can use telescopes to explore each place before going back down. 

Burj Khalifa’s top view

What Can One Expect from Burj Khalifa’s Top Floor View?

You simply need to buy your tickets for Burj Khalifa, go to the 124th floor, and observe Dubai from the At The Top observation deck. It is an upscale hotel with five-star facilities. You can also experience a new VR experience (Mission 828) that simulates the real-life feeling of climbing the building and 12 advanced telescopes that provide long panoramic views of Dubai.

Highlights of Burj Khalifa- At the Top!

Enjoy the breath-taking 360-degree Burj Khalifa top view of Palm Jumeirah Island, Burj Al Arab, Marina, city, and the skyline from the fifth most photographed place in the world!

Highlights of Burj Khalifa At the Top!

On Burj Khalifa’s top floor, you can visit the open-air public observation deck to admire the ever-expanding skyline. From an outdoor terrace, you can enjoy panoramic views of Dubai, the ocean, the desert, and the city itself. You can also visit the newly refurbished café on the ground floor for a complimentary cup of coffee or soft drink.

Burj Khalifa At the Top

  • At the Top – Burj Khalifa Tickets

Burj Khalifa ticket price starts from:

    • At the Top SKY (Burj Khalifa 148 floor ticket price + 124 and 125), the ticket price starts from 389 AED during Non-Prime Time. Prime Time: 462 AED (instead of 538 AED).
    • The At the Top ticket price for levels 124 and 125 starts from Non-Prime Time: 149 AED (instead of 154 AED) and Prime Time: 220 AED (instead of 229 AED).
    • You can enjoy the Burj Club Brunch starting from 259 AED.


  • At the Top Burj Khalifa Timings

The skyscraper is open every day of the week throughout the year. Its timings during weekdays are 10 AM till midnight, with the last entry being at 11 pm, and during weekends it is open from 8 AM till midnight, with the last entry being at 11 pm.

At the Top SKY is open from 12 pm to 10 pm, with 9 pm being the last entry time. The prime time is between 4 pm to 6 pm when you get the maximum crowd but amazing views. To enjoy the top of the Building in peace, visit the marvellous building during the morning hours between 10 am to 12 pm or late evening before closing.

  • Important Information

    • Children under four years old can visit the Burj Khalifa for free
    • Sky View Observatory is open to ages 12-65; minors under 18 must present parental consent in person.
    • Save time and uncertainty by pre-booking admission before your trip and ensure a visit at a time and day that suits you.
    • If you are wondering how many floors there are in the Burj Khalifa, the answer is 163. Reaching the topmost floor isn’t permitted.
    • The Burj Khalifa height is 2722.44 feet or 829.8 m. 
    • Burj Khalifa holds around 14 world records and still stands as the tallest structure until the construction of the Jeddah Tower. The Burj Khalifa height in km is yet not confirmed, but the Jeddah tower is meant to be at the height of 1 km.
    • There are 57 elevators, 900 apartments, 304 hotel rooms, 2957 parking spaces, and eight escalators in the building.
    • The use of a telescope and Wi-Fi is included in the ticket. Souvenir photos and refreshments are not included in the inclusions.

In Conclusion

When in Dubai, you can’t miss visiting this fabulous structure which is purely an architectural delight. Burj Khalifa is the honour of Dubai, an amalgamation of meticulous engineering and art. So, book Burj Khalifa’s top-floor tickets, visit the exceptional man-made marvel, and enjoy the feeling of being on top of the world!

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much does it cost to go to the top of the Burj Khalifa?

The Burj Khalifa At the Top ticket price varies from floor to floor. It has three different packages for the 124th and 125th floor, 148th floor – top sky, and 152nd, 153rd, and 154th floor – the Lounge floor. You can enjoy the stunning Burj Khalifa top floor view of the 124th and 125th floors at the following rates : Non-prime hours - At the Top Burj Khalifa tickets (from 9 am to 3:30 pm and from 6:30 pm until closing) :- | Adult (12 years+): from 149 AED (about 41 US$) | Child (4-12 years): from 114 AED (about 31 US$) | Infant (below four years): Free - Prime hours At the Top Burj Khalifa tickets (from 4 pm to 6 pm) : | Adult (12 years+): from 224 AED | Child (4-12 years): from 184 AED | Infant (below four years): Free

Is it worth going to the top of Burj Khalifa?

This building is one of the most exquisite attractions in the world. It is almost 900 metres tall and offers a fabulous view of Dubai from the 124th and 125th floors. The Burj Khalifa top floor view from the 163rd floor is not permitted, whereas the view from the 148th floor – top sky and the 124th and 125th floor is almost the same. You can enjoy the finest dining options on the 152nd, 153rd, and 154th floors, which are nearly 600 metres. The extraordinary tower offers a variety of entertainment, a rooftop patio, contemporary art, and a modern gym.

How do I get to Burj Khalifa At the Top?

You can take the metro to Burj Khalifa, a 15-min walk from the Dubai Mall station via the air-conditioned Metro Link Bridge. You can also drive to the Dubai Mall from the centre of Dubai or take a taxi. Once you reach there, you have two options to experience the wonders of the world's tallest building - the 124th and 125th floors and Floor 148. The standard ticket takes you to levels 124 and 125, which are halfway through to the top of the building. There is a separate ticket for visiting the highest outdoor observation deck on the 148th floor of world's tallest building.

How long does it take to visit the Burj Khalifa?

There are no strict guidelines for spending time at the top, and you are welcome to take as much time as you like. The average time varies between 1:30 – 2 hours to visit the tallest building in the world.

What is the best time to visit the Burj Khalifa?

As many suggest, sunrise and sunset are the best times to visit the Burj Khalifa. The timings are 10:00 am to midnight between Sunday to Thursday and 10:00 am to midnight from Friday to Saturday, with the last entry time at 11:00 pm. The best time to visit the 124th and 125th floors is between 4–6 pm, but these are also the peak hours. Getting your tickets in advance is recommended to avoid the long queue.

Zilpha Rodrigues Baker by day and writer by night, Zilpha enjoys tackling the unknown and simplifying the complex. A voracious reader with a keen attention to detail, she hopes to fulfill her dream of publishing a cookbook and meeting her idol, Shah Rukh Khan. With a heart of gold and the right amount of spice, she is a force to be reckoned with. Also, she makes bomb cheesecakes.
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