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The observation deck on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, has been closed for repairs only a month after it opened. Emaar Properties, the builder of the tower, said there had been an unexpectedly high number of visitors and problems with the power supply.

Monday sees the long-awaited opening of the Burj Dubai, not only the world’s tallest building but the world’s tallest building by some 1,000 feet. At 2,683 feet (2683 feet = 817 meters) tall, it is the height of the current highest skyscraper, Taipei 101 in Taiwan, with the Eiffel Tower perched on top. It has […]