Interesting Facts About Burj Khalifa



Burj Khalifa in Dubai until now still listed his name as the tallest building in the world. With a height of 828 meters or 2,716.5 feet, there is no other building that can match it. Looking at the picture, it is no wonder that this building eventually became a must-visit place when traveling to Dubai. Not only as a photo object, visited Burj Khalifa, you can also shop, eat in various restaurants, spend the night in a five-star hotel to feel one of the best fitness centers in the world. Apart from being the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa has interesting facts that you need to know, here are some of them: - In addition to holding the world record as the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa won six other world records, ranging from the world's tallest free structure, the world's tallest observation building to the world's fastest elevator building. The speed of the elevator at Burj Khalifa can reach 60 km / h. - To support daily water needs, Burj Khalifa must use 15 million gallons of water or the equivalent of 20 Olympic standard swimming pools. While the cooling system, almost equal to melt 10,000 tons of ice every day.



Tokyo Skytree Offers Tokyo View From The Sky



Over the years, Tokyo Skytree became the tallest building in Japan, beating out other buildings in the Tokyo area. However, in 2011 the predicate disappeared, replaced by Tokyo Skytree with a height nearly doubled, 634 meters (2,080 feet), and had become "The World's Tallest Tower". Tokyo Skytree is actually built as a radio and television tower to be channeled in the Kanto region. This tower is deliberately designed higher than the other buildings around it so that the radiated signals can be channeled properly without being blocked by other buildings. At a glance, Tokyo Skytree resembles a tripod at the bottom, while at an altitude of 350 meters and 450 meters its shape becomes a spiral. After its inauguration in 2011, to board this tower, visitors must be willing to queue for hours to get admission. The ticket purchase counter opens from 4 am and closes at 10 pm. In the first week after it was inaugurated, more than 1.6 million people managed to climb the tower to a height of 450 meters. Can you imagine how the enthusiasm of the citizens of Tokyo to enjoy the city view from a height of 450 meters? Luckily, the queue to get into Tokyo Skytree is not as long as it used to be.