United Arab Emirates Travel Guide : Dubai Photo : Burj Al Arab Photos
Burj Al Arab: top of the class!
This surrealist vision in the shape of a boat sail on the sea, is without question the most spectacular hotel in the world – judge for yourself:
- it took 5 years to complete, including the construction of the small artificial island on which it lies.
- It offers its customers 220 apartments, all in duplex,
and has ten bars and restaurants.
- It has a sub-aquatic section with an underwater
- gildings in the entrance hall are in genuine 24 carats gold!
But, wait, even more spectacular: in your opinion, how tall is it?...
... You might guess... a hundred meters (328 feet)...