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World’s highest observation deck opens in Dubai

View from Burj Khalifa.
View from Burj Khalifa. Image by Isabell Schulz / CC BY-SA 2.0

An observation deck has been opened on the 148th floor of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. At 555m up, this is now the highest observation deck in the world, 24 floors higher than China’s Canton Tower, which previously held the record. Tickets to see the view are not cheap, starting from Dhs400 ($109) when booked in advance. Read more: telegraph.com