Did you know Dubai Are you planning the biggest fireworks show ever seen to celebrate the arrival of 2014? If they finally do it, something very likely, it would be just one more record to add to the list. And it is that at the stroke of a checkbook and Guinness record, the one that will host the 2020 Universal Exposition is making the United Arab Emirates an increasingly popular tourist destination.
Today we want you to know some of the records most surprising that the luxurious city of Dubai has already beaten. Ready? Well here we go!
The largest building in the world
First of all we are going to talk about Burj Khalifa, the largest building in the world. They are 828 meters of concrete, steel and glass. This Tower of Babel was built by workers of dozens of different nationalities.
The largest shopping center in the world
The Mall of emirates It is the largest shopping center on the planet, to the point that it houses waterfalls, an aquarium, an ice rink, fountains of considerable proportions ... In total there are 111 hectares of surface and 1,200 stores where you can find a commercial offer that It includes an impressive catalog of brands. With 52 million visitors a year, it welcomes more people than all of New York City receives in the same time period.
The most expensive hotel in the world
Nor can we forget the Burj Al Arab, the most expensive hotel on the planet and the first 7 stars in the world. In the form of a sailboat over 300 meters high, its prices range between 2,300 euros for a normal room and 30,000 for a suite. Among other eccentricities, it has a 24-karat gold-plated iPad as virtual concierge, a 24-hour butler available and Rolls Royces.
The jewelry area with the most jewelry per square meter
Finally we are going to talk about the gold souk, known as Golden souk, which is the area of jewelers in Dubai where the greatest number of jewels per square meter is concentrated. Also, the largest gold ring is found here.
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