Burj Al Arab height is 321 m (1053.15 ft).
Meters: 321 m
Feet: 1053.15 ft
Inches: 12637.8 in
Kilometers: 0.321 km
Miles: 0.1994602 mi
Nautical miles: 0.1733261 nmi
Yards: 351.0499 yd
Light-years: 3.393045148E -15 ly
About Burj Al Arab
The Burj Al Arab is the most luxurious and third tallest hotel in the world with a height of 321 m (1053.15 ft). Also, the hotel stands on an artificial island and has been referred to as the world’s only 7-star hotel.
Construction of the hotel started in 1994 and finished in 1999. Furthermore, the island where the hotel stands on, took 3 whole years to construct, whereas the luxurious hotel building took less than 3 years to finish. Also, the Burj Al Arab is located in Dubai, a city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The exact coordinate of the hotel is 25.141975°N 55.186147°E.
The hotel was built to resemble a sail, in honor of Arab sailors and a cultural icon of the region. It has 55 floors, and 3 floors underground. It also has a helipad, used to receive very important dignitaries. Of those 55 floors, only 28 floors contain suits. The 28 floors also contain 202 bedroom suits. It also has a large and stunning underground seawater aquarium. It also has a luxurious restaurant the Al Muntaha (The Ultimate) that serves a wide array of delicacies.
Firstly, the cost of building the Burj Al Arab is $1 billion USD. Secondly, the Burj Al Arab is the third tallest hotel in the world. Thirdly, it has a helipad at 210 m (689 ft), near the roof. Fourthly, Tom Wright designed the building. Fifthly, the hotel has a sea aquarium that holds roughly 990,000 L (260,000 US gal) of water. Sixthly, although people say it is a seven-star hotel, it is, in fact, a 5-star hotel. Seventhly, in 2004, famous golfer tiger woods teed off in the hotel. Eighthly, in 2005, famous tennis players, Roger Federer, and Andre Agassi played tennis on the helipad, that had been converted into a tennis court. Ninthly, the royal suite in the hotel costs an astounding US$24,000 per night. Finally, the hotel and Dubai have been criticized for showing off wealth but lacks practicality.
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