Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 17 November 2021 Last update: Sunday، 21 November 2021
Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE
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The UAE and Dubai are known for their record-breaking attractions and we can only wonder how many records they broke. Guinness World Record placed a full-time judge in the UAE as the number of records keeps increasing.

There are more than 40 breaking records in the country but we’ll name the most famous ones.

The world’s tallest building – Burj Khalifa

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

With a height of incredible 828m (2,716.5 feet), the world’s tallest building is also holding the record as:

Tallest freestanding structure in the world (to its very tip, with spire, 829.8m)

The building with the highest number of stories in the world (163 floors)

The highest outdoor observation deck in the world (Level 124&125 + Level 148)

The highest restaurant in the world (At.Mosphere on level 123 – 441.3m high)

The highest lounge in the world (Levels 152-154 – 585m)

Tallest service elevator in the world (504m – 1,654 feet)

The World’s Highest Infinity Pool

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

At height of 294m/964 feet above ground level, the pool is located at the twin-tower Address Beach Resort on the 77th floor.

The largest dancing fountain show in the world - The Palm Fountains

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

The Palm Fountains at Atlantis the Palm and The Pointe. It reaches 105m into the sky and the record-breaking fountain display covered 7,327 m².

The record was previously held by Dubai fountain show on Burj Khalifa Lake in Downtown Dubai but was broken on 22 October 2020.

The world’s deepest swimming pool – Deep Dive Dubai

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Deep Dive Dubai holds 14 million litres of water and includes a sunken city for exploring. Free dive, scuba dive, snorkel, dress. It is 60 metres deep.

The world’s fastest roller coaster - Formula Rossa

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Formula Rossa, the 240 km/hr coaster at Ferrari World on Yas Island.– the world’s steepest and fastest cable lift (51 degrees and 30km/hr) and the world’s tallest inverted loop at 52m.

The world’s largest indoor theme park - Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Warner Bros World Abu Dhabi at Yas Island Abu Dhabi. Offering 29 different rides and attractions including the heroes and villains of DC comics through to Cartoon Junction, Looney Toon and the Flinstones.

Most skyscrapers in the world

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Dubai has more buildings over 300m tall than anywhere else in the world. There are, as at 2019, 21 buildings in Dubai that stand at this lofty height, surpassing even Chinese megacities Shanghai and Hong Kong.

The world’s longest zipline

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Located at the northern Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, the world’s longest zipline with 2,831.88m (9,291 ft) in length.

The longest driverless Metro system - Dubai Metro

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Dubai Metro is actually entirely automated. Dubai Metros Red Line is 52.1km track, combined with Dubai Metros 22.5km long Green Line makes for the longest driverless metro system in the world, surpassing Vancouver’s Skytrain.

The world’s largest picture frame – Dubai Frame

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

This architectual wonder in Zabeel Park, Dubai might be best known as an observation deck that bridges between the old and new cities of Dubai.  It is in fact, still classified as a  frame due to its unique structure with a height of 150m (492 feet)  making it the biggest picture frame on earth!

The world’s largest suspended aquarium screen - Dubai Aquarium

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

The main tank at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, found in Dubai Mall is 32.88 m wide 8.3 m high, 7.5m thick, the glass panel weighs in at a whopping 245,614kg!

The world’s largest observation wheel - Ain Dubai

Here Are Some Of The Most Fascinating World Records in UAE

Ain Dubai on the man-made Bluewaters Island stands at 250m (820ft) tall. With 48 capsules and capable of carrying 1400 passengers at capacity.