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|Subject: Burj Al Arab in Dubai 14/11/2010, 10:29 am|| |
The Burj Al Arab is the tower of the Arabs, and is located in Dubai,United Arab Emirates. It is a luxurious hotel, standing 1,053 feettall. It is said to be the second tallest hotel in the world. Thetallest hotel building is the Rose Tower. There is another buildingthat is still unfinished and is nine times taller than the Burj AlArab. This building is an icon that is defined as the symbol of Dubaiand it shows the modern trend that Dubai has. It is also an imitationof the sail of a boat.The architecture who designed the Burj Al Arab was Tom Wright ofAtkins. The hotel has 202 rooms and the construction got completed inthe year 1999. The Burj Al Arab has 18 elevators and 60 floors. Thehotel is located on an artificial island which is constructed almost 80meters offshore. The hotel looks like a seven stars hotel in and isknown for its unique architecture. However, if you go to the officialwebsite of the hotel, it claims to be only a five star hotel.One of its restaurants, called the Al Muntaha is situated 660 feetabove the Persian Gulf and shows a splendid view of the entire Dubai.Another restaurant within the hotel is called the Al Mahara, whichfeatures a seawater aquarium. This restaurant can be reached bycatching a submarine and it is within the sea, which holds 35,000 cubicfeet of water. This restaurant is voted one of 10 best amongst theworld.