Observation Deck

The high point of any Dubai experience is the view from At The Top, Burj Dubai’s observation deck. Located on level 124 of the world’s tallest tower, this observatory is destined to be the highlight of any visit to the Middle East.

The journey begins in the lower ground level of The Dubai Mall. Throughout the journey to the top, visitors are entertained by a multi-media presentation of the exotic history of Dubai and the marvel of Burj Dubai.

Take home a lasting memento of your At The Top experience. Shop at either of two At The Top boutiques: on Level 124 for ticket holders, or the publicly accessible boutique on the lower ground level of The Dubai Mall.

At The Top

No building in modern history has aroused so much curiosity and intrigue as has Burj Khalifa. Your At The Top, Burj Khalifa visit will answer all your questions. From your vantage point on level 124 of the world’s tallest building, you will experience first-hand this modern architectural and engineering marvel and know at last what it is like to see the world from such a lofty height.

Your At The Top, Burj Khalifa visit begins in the reception area on the lower ground level of The Dubai Mall. Here and throughout your journey, you will be entertained and informed by a multi-media presentation that chronicles Dubai’s exotic history and the fascinating story of Burj Khalifa.

Leave the reception area aboard the 65-metre-long travelator on a trip that transports you through time, from the earliest days of Dubai to the present. Pause briefly at a unique viewing point for your first close-up view of the soaring Burj Dubai, seen through a skylight framing its awe-inspiring height.

Begin your vertical ascent to the observation deck in a high-speed elevator, travelling at 10 metres per second. As the doors open, floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide a breath-taking unobstructed 360-degree view of the city, desert and ocean. By night, sparkling lights and stars compete for your attention.

Special telescopes provide virtual time-travel visions of the scenes beyond and below. You’ll see close-up real-time views as well as the past and the future, by day and by night. You can also walk the entire perimeter for the most comprehensive views. If you wish, adventure outside onto the open-air terrace to enjoy another perspective of the sweeping views below.

You can even shop At The Top, Burj Khalifa and take home a truly unique souvenir of your visit.

The At The Top, Burj Dubai tour typically last 1 hour. However, you can linger as long as you like before making the return journey to the base of Burj Khalifa. You’ll be taking with you a fuller appreciation of this architectural wonder and a deeper understanding of Dubai’s remarkable vision.

Visitor information

We want to make your visit to At The Top memorable, for all the right reasons. At The Top Guest Ambassadors are available to answer questions, offer advice and hear your suggestions. You may also come to the Will Call desk with any questions or concerns.

Baggage and Stroller Storage

For the comfort and security of all guests, visitors are required to store their shopping bags and strollers in the Check Room located near the At The Top entrance. Your belongings can be picked up when exiting the attraction.

Lost Children

If your child becomes separated from your group, contact the nearest At The Top Guest Ambassador. Before you enter the attraction tell your children to contact the nearest At The Top Guest Ambassador for assistance if they become separated from you during the tour.

Lost & Found

Should you lose belongings or find lost items, please contact the nearest staff member or go to the Check Room area. We regret that At The Top cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items.


The entire At The Top experience is wheelchair accessible. Working service animals for the disabled are allowed on the tour, however other pets are not permitted. There are currently no accommodations for the hearing or sight impaired.

Prohibited Items

For the protection of our guests and the facility, the following items are not permitted at any time:

  • Alcohol
  • Magic markers, spray paint
  • Glass bottles
  • Aerosol cans
  • Knives
  • Fireworks/explosives
  • Firearms/ammunition
  • Multi-tools
  • Chemical weapons, mace/pepper spray
  • Skate shoes or any footwear with wheels

Hours of operation

At The Top is scheduled to open in January 2010
Sunday – Wednesday: 10AM – 10PM
Thursday – Saturday: 10AM – 12AM
Last tickets to enter 45 minutes before closing

The timestamp for each visit to the top is 30 minutes.


Dated & Timed Adult (13 years +) 100 AED
Dated & Timed Child (3 – 12 years) 75 AED
Immediate Entry Adult/Child 400 AED
Infants (0-3) Free of Charge

Buy tickets

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office near the entrance to At The Top on the lower ground of The Dubai Mall.


UAE: 800-28843867 [ 800ATTHETOP]
International: +9714 8888124




The journey to At The Top begins in the lower ground level of The Dubai Mall, near the Cafe Court next to P3 parking.

By Car

From Dubai

Burj Dubai is located near the 1st interchange along Sheikh Zayed Road. Take the 1st interchange and proceed through Financial Centre Road (formerly Doha Street). The approach road to The Dubai Mall will be on the right hand side.

From Abu Dhabi

Take the exit to Financial Centre Road (Doha) from 1st interchange. The approach road to The Dubai Mall will be on the right hand side.


Over 14,000 undercover parking spaces are available at The Dubai Mall. The entrance to At The Top is near the P3 parking structure and the Fashion Avenue entrance.

RTA Bus Service

The Roads and Travel Authority (RTA) of Dubai offer bus services from the Deira Gold Souk on route number 27. The buses arrive and depart from P2 Cinema Car Park on the Lower Ground Level of The Dubai Mall every 15 minutes.

By Metro

Burj Dubai can be reached via metro at Burj Khalifa Metro Station. View a Dubai Metro Stations Map.

Free Shuttle

The Dubai Mall free shuttle operates routes from hotels in and around Dubai.