Burj Khalifa observation deck temporarily closed

It is not yet known when At the Top, which is located on the 124th floor of the world’s tallest building, will reopen to the public.

  • Visitors collect their refunds from the ticket counter for the observatory deck at Burj Khalifa. Image Credit: Karen Dias/XPRESS
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  • A lady takes a photo from the top of the Burj Khalifa before the closure of the observation deck.Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf News
  • People at the top of the Burj Khalifa before the closure of the observation deck.Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/Gulf Newss
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  • 'At the Top' is located on the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa, which has been temporarily closed to vImage Credit: Hadrian Hernandez/Gulf News
  • Guests who hold valid tickets to the experience will be offered the option to re-book or receive an immediate Image Credit: Hadrian Hernandez/Gulf News
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Dubai: The Burj Khalifa observation deck has been temporarily closed for "maintenance and upgrade".

A spokesperson for Burj Khalifa, said: "Due to unexpected high traffic, the observation deck experience at the Burj Khalifa, At the Top, has been temporarily closed for maintenance and upgrade.

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"Technical issues with the power supply are being worked on by the main and sub-contractors and the public will be informed upon completion."

It is not yet known when At the Top, which is located on the 124th floor of the world’s tallest building, will reopen to the public, the spokesperson said.

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The spokesperson added: "Guests who hold valid tickets to the experience will be offered the option to re-book or receive an immediate refund.  All ticket holders who wish to re-book shall be given top priority. We maintain and remain committed to the highest quality standards at Burj Khalifa."
 

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