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New Website Gives Virtual Tour Of Burj Dubai

Emaar properties launched a new website, www.burjdubai.com , to provide detailed information about the world’s first ‘Virtual City’ and tallest building, the Burj Dubai.    The website provides an in depth introduction to all aspects of life, work and leisure in the Burj Dubai.  A virtual tour of the tower and its many retail and hospitality attractions is available on the website.  There are dedicated sections of the website showcasing the exclusive residences and offices and detailed information about the world’s first Armani Hotel Dubai.

Burj Dubai will be inaugurated on January 4th, which marks the fourth anniversary of the Accession Day of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.  Thousands of people will come to the tower to work, live and enjoy the entertainment and hospitality facilities.
 

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