• Currently the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m. Construction began in late 2004. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010
  • My first lightning, and in a very special place: the desert!
  • Paco Cabeza-Lopez
  • The tower's architecture and engineering were performed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill of Chicago, with Adrian Smith as chief architect and Bill Baker as chief structural engineer
  • Burj Khalifa: a few facts & records:
    Tallest structure ever built: 828 m
    Total storeys: 160
    World's highest elevator
    World's fastest elevators: 64 km/h
    Highest observation deck at 452 m
    Worlds highest restaurant at 442m
  • Check out Abu Dhabi's majestic Grand Mosque here: www.flickr.com/photos/pacocanker/5507061384
  • Check Dubai's Burj Al Arab here: www.flickr.com/photos/pacocanker/5653723211/
  • I love this UAE, it's so beautiful & growing as we speak! - debfarmer17

Burj Khalifa, Dubai lightning برج خليفة، دبي البرق

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  1. Emilio Segura López 32 months ago | reply

    excelente foto, muy buen procesado, felicidades

  2. Bluwatergirl 32 months ago | reply

    Excellent...quite a challenge capturing the lightning..nice work!

  3. Vgartime 32 months ago | reply


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  4. NOLA_2T 32 months ago | reply

    Spectacular!

  5. Rosemary Felles 31 months ago | reply

    really impresionat

  6. 倾凰若醉 31 months ago | reply

    Very strong!

  7. Unusual Restaurants 31 months ago | reply

    Atmosphere at Burj Khalifa - Highest restaurant in the building. 122 fl. ~2,800 ft
    selected as one of
    The Most Unusual Restaurants in the World
    unusual-restaurants.com

  8. gavinvz 30 months ago | reply

    Fantastic shot.

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  10. Darioo Diaz 25 months ago | reply

    Dios mío...es increíble. Me encanta.

  11. twiching.com 21 months ago | reply

    Lovely shot..
    It would be great to see your photos on www.twiching.com
    Its new UAE based website for photographers and also deals with photography accessories.
    Best Regards !

  12. Maneef Photography 20 months ago | reply

    Beautiful Click !!
    Would like to see your photos on www.twiching.com too , we are based in Dubai !!

  13. Piccolino319 11 months ago | reply

    Electrifying! :-) Nice picture!

  14. BigNanos 7 months ago | reply

    amazing catch i like Down Town Dubai

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