Images of Burj Al Arab

The Burj al-Arab is a luxurious hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the fourth tallest hotel in the world; however, 39% of its total height cannot be used as space to live in.The Burj al-Arab stands on an artificial island 280m from Jumeirah beach and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. The shape of the structure is designed to mimic the sail of a ship and became a well-known part of the countries skyline.

Take a look at this impressive building, that boosted Dubai's economy and enabled a further independence from petroleum!

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