Burj Khalifa: A Bird’s-eye View From 101st Floor Of The World’s Tallest Building

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For those afraid of heights, even the pictures are liable to have you breaking out in a sweat.

It’s hardly surprising, though – from the tallest building in the world the views are, to say the least, dizzying.

Pic By HotSpot Media ¿Äì ASTOUNDING VIEWS FROM THE TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD ¿ÄìIN PIC - Photograph captured from the 79th floor of the Index Tower, looking over the mystical clouds that formed over Dubai  ¿Äì WITH the mystical clouds forming a thick blanket and the electrifying lights below, these stunning pictures provide a unique view of the cityscape of Dubai taken from the tallest building in the world.Home to one of the best skylines across the globe and the biggest skyscraper on the planet, the city makes for some impressive views, but none are more astounding than this collection of images taken from the 101st floor in the Burj Khalifa. Photographer Daniel Cheong, 50, spent hours at the top of the phenomenal building capturing the amazing aerial shots. The building forms the centrepiece of Downtown Dubai ¿Äì which was recently ranked as having the fifth best skyline in the world. He said: ¿ÄòI believe that a city always looks more beautiful from a high vantage point than ground level. ¿Ä¶¿Ä¶SEE HOTSPOT COPY 0121 551 1004
Giant: The Burj Khalifa dominates the clouds (Picture: HotSpot)

These photographs were taken from the 101st floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

Shrouded by clouds above the lights of the metropolis, it has more than 160 storeys and reaches 828m (2,716ft) into the sky.

Pic By HotSpot Media ¿Äì ASTOUNDING VIEWS FROM THE TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD ¿ÄìIN PIC -Photograph captured from the 101st floor of the tallest building in the world, The Burj Khalifa, looking over the mystical clouds that formed over Dubai ¿Äì WITH the mystical clouds forming a thick blanket and the electrifying lights below, these stunning pictures provide a unique view of the cityscape of Dubai taken from the tallest building in the world.Home to one of the best skylines across the globe and the biggest skyscraper on the planet, the city makes for some impressive views, but none are more astounding than this collection of images taken from the 101st floor in the Burj Khalifa. Photographer Daniel Cheong, 50, spent hours at the top of the phenomenal building capturing the amazing aerial shots. The building forms the centrepiece of Downtown Dubai ¿Äì which was recently ranked as having the fifth best skyline in the world. He said: ¿ÄòI believe that a city always looks more beautiful from a high vantage point than ground level. ¿Ä¶¿Ä¶SEE HOTSPOT COPY 0121 551 1004
Vertigo rising: Photographer Daniel Cheong captures the views from the top (Picture: HotSpot)

It may be a vertiginous climb to the observation deck but photographer Daniel Cheong believes the views are worth it.

‘A city always looks more beautiful from a high vantage point,’ he said.

The Burj Khalifa, the centrepiece of Dubai’s recent development, has broken the record for the tallest structure, previously held in the US by the KVLY-TV mast in Blanchard, North Dakota, and the tallest free-standing structure, previously the boast of the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada.

Pic By HotSpot Media ¿Äì ASTOUNDING VIEWS FROM THE TALLEST BUILDING IN THE WORLD ¿ÄìIN PIC - Photograph captured from the 85th floor of the Princess Tower, looking over the mystical clouds that formed over Dubai  ¿Äì WITH the mystical clouds forming a thick blanket and the electrifying lights below, these stunning pictures provide a unique view of the cityscape of Dubai taken from the tallest building in the world.Home to one of the best skylines across the globe and the biggest skyscraper on the planet, the city makes for some impressive views, but none are more astounding than this collection of images taken from the 101st floor in the Burj Khalifa. Photographer Daniel Cheong, 50, spent hours at the top of the phenomenal building capturing the amazing aerial shots. The building forms the centrepiece of Downtown Dubai ¿Äì which was recently ranked as having the fifth best skyline in the world. He said: ¿ÄòI believe that a city always looks more beautiful from a high vantage point than ground level. ¿Ä¶¿Ä¶SEE HOTSPOT COPY 0121 551 1004
Looking over Dubai through clouds and at night (Picture: Hotspot)

However, the Burj may soon be second best. Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties which built it, said his company ‘may try to build something a little taller’ in the near future.

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