Four world records broken in Downtown Dubai

It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that Downtown Dubai deserves its own chapter in the Guinness Book of World Records!

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Biggest OLED display

The Dubai Mall takes the crown for the world’s largest OLED display screen – no surprise considering the mall itself is the second largest in the world.

  • 820 OLED panels, each 55 inches large were used to build it.
  • Total surface area spans 709 square metres – enough to park 60 mid-sized sedans.
  • The display comprises 1,700,352,000 pixels, or enough to fill over 750 typical cinemas.
  • It’s visible from all three floors of the mall.

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Tallest building

It’s the tallest man-made structure ever, but just how tall is Burj Khalifa?

  • It rivals three Eiffel Towers or two Empire State Buildings stacked one over the other
  • Can hold 10,000 people – nearly the entire population of Judenburg, Austria.
  • So tall you can watch the sun set over the horizon from the base, and again from the top.

 

Largest light and sound show on a building

The unprecedented new year festivities of 2018 made certain that Burj Khalifa would go down in history.

  • The spectacle spanned an area of over 109,000 square metres – the size of 20 football fields!
  • Over 80 musicians from the UAE were involved in composing the music.
  • Preparations took more than five months to perfect. 

 

Largest choreographed fountain

The Dubai Fountain’s impressive light and sound display makes it the world’s largest choreographed fountain.

  • Your image6,600 lights and 50 coloured projectors portray over 1,000 water expressions.
  • Jets of water are blasted to the height of a 45-storey tower – over 500 feet.
  • The layout of nozzles comprises five circular arrangements, connected by two arcs.
  • Over 83,000 litres of water are in the air at any moment when it’s in operation.
  • It’s 275 mejavascript:void(0);tres in length and resides within the 30-acre Burj Lake.