INTRODUCTION & LOCATION
This world is really an amazing creation but the man made creations have made this world more fanaticized which is all because of the blessings of God. Some creations are absolutely awesome. When you want to find such kind of masterpiece creations you arrive at Burj Al-Arab in Dubai which is one of these awe creations. This beautifully awesome hotel is located in United Arab Emirates on the coastline of Dubai. This beautiful building which is in the shape of sail of a ship has achieved tremendous attraction from all over the world and is considered as one of the most photographed structure in the world. Another important fact about this marvelous hotel is that it is the most luxurious hotel in the world. This tall and beautiful building dominates the skyline of Dubai with height of 321 m. Burj Al-Arab is the fourth tallest hotel in the world. This beautiful building is situated on an artificial island. When you reach the Jumeirah beach which was formerly known as Chicago Beach in Dubai and go 280 in the water with the help of private curving bridge, you reach infact at the most luxurious hotel in the world named Burj Al-Arab. This beautiful building is illuminated with dancing lights which represent water and fire. If we want to have the shortest introduction of the building then three words would be enough to describe the beauty. This great structure is simply individual, inspired and impressive.
Construction of the structure was started in 1994. the design of the building is impressed from the design of typical Arabian Vessel which is called Dhow. It looks like a sail of the dhow. It is designed in the shape of V with two wings open. The space between these two wings is enclosed in a massive atrium. The main objective of the construction of such a massive structure was to make Burj Al-Arab a trademark and symbolic statement for Dubai like we have Sydney Opera house and Eiffle Tower. The constructors of the building wanted to make it the synonymous with the name of the country. The architect of the building is Atkins and Murray & Roberts built the beautiful structure.
As the hotel is on an artificial island, it was really a challenge to secure the foundation of the building. For this purpose 230 piles which were forty meter long were drove in the sand. Burj Al-Arab is the second tallest hotel in the world. It is rightly the most luxurious hotel in the world. The interior of the building is just amazing. The rooms’ interior is a beautiful blend of east and west. White columns extinguish the beauty of the building. The interior of the bathrooms is decorated with mosaic tiles patterns. There are 202 bedroom suites in the building. The smallest suite covers 169 sq.m area while the largest covers 780 sq.m. The rates of the room rent vary from $1000 to $27000.
Al-Muntaha restaurant is located at height of 200m above the Persian Gulf and gives the view of Dubai. Burj Al-Arab is rated as five star deluxe hotel but it is frequently described as the world’s only seven star hotel.