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Burj Khalifa, world's tallest building, to open for sunrise

Associated Press Associated Press 6/11/2015
FILE - In this Monday, April 13, 2015, with the world tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, in the background, tourists and visitors watch and take photos of the Dubai Fountain in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Burj Khalifa announced Thursday, Nov. 5, it is selling tickets on the United Arab Emirates' weekend of Friday and Saturday for sunrise viewings. © AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File FILE - In this Monday, April 13, 2015, with the world tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, in the background, tourists and visitors watch and take photos of the Dubai Fountain in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Burj Khalifa announced Thursday, Nov. 5, it is selling tickets on the United Arab Emirates' weekend of Friday and Saturday for sunrise viewings.

It will soon be possible to watch the sun rise over Dubai from the world's tallest building.

The Burj Khalifa announced Thursday it is selling tickets on the United Arab Emirates' weekend of Friday and Saturday for sunrise viewings.

The building's management says the sessions start from 5:30 a.m. with viewings every 30 minutes on the 124th floor until 8 a.m. Weekend viewings previously started from 8:30 a.m.

Tickets are 125 dirhams (£23) for adults and 95 dirhams (£18) for children ages 4 to 12. Children under 4 can enter for free.

The spired 2,717-foot (828-meter) tall Burj Khalifa opened to the public in January 2010.

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