On the occasion of UAE’s 40th National Day, At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observation deck with an outdoor terrace, will host a weeklong series of activities from November 27 to December 3, 2011.
Adorned with flags of the UAE and various other decorations that resonate the ‘Spirit of the Union,’ At the Top, Burj Khalifa, located on Level 124 of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, will also feature a traditional, heritage house at the observation deck, as well as at the entrance of Dubai’s must-visit tourist destination.
Burj Khalifa will present an unprecedented array of cultural activities through the week that visitors can take delight in including henna designers, photo opportunities with a traditional falconer, while the Al Ayala, the UAE’s folklore dance performances, will be performed every 45 minutes on Dec. 2 and 3.
Mr Ahmad Al Matrooshi, Managing Director of Emaar Properties, said: “The 40th UAE National Day celebrations underline the impressive achievements of the nation, and we are honoured to join in the festivities through a special showcase of events hosted by At the Top, Burj Khalifa. As the only Global Icon, Burj Khalifa embodies the spirit of global collaboration and is a shining example of hope and human achievement – features that resonate to the ethos of the nation.”
As part of the UAE National Day festivities, from Dec. 1 to 3, visitors to At the Top will receive a wide range of complimentary gifts also.
The entrance to the At the Top experience is at The Dubai Mall’s Lower Ground level. The reception area of the attraction features a large illuminated model of Burj Khalifa that introduces and familiarizes visitors with the various sections within the super-tall building.
The time-stamped ticket price is AED 100 for adults, AED 75 for children up to 12 years and free for children under 3 years. For those who simply cannot wait, immediate entry is AED 400 per person, subject to availability. The journey to At the Top, Burj Khalifa is also marked by multimedia displays - ‘Dubai Then and Now’, ‘From Earth to the Sky’ and ‘From Vision to Reality’ – which narrate the evolution of Dubai and Burj Khalifa.