Gallery: The Burj Khalifa

The tallest building on Earth--by a long shot

Burj Khalifa Image One

The Burj Khalifa is more than 1,000 feet taller than any other building on Earth.attawayjl on Flickr

Burj Khalifa Image Two

The Burj's floors snake upward in a series of setbacks around its hexagonal core.Leandro's World Tour on Flickr

Burj Khalifa Image Three

The tower represents an innovation in engineering - it can rise higher without having to get wider.attawayjl on Flickr

Burj Khalifa Image Four

The view of Dubai from 2,716.5 feet in the air.Doogsta on Flickr