Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai

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A close up shot of the gutsy window cleaners at work atop the world's tallest tower. You can also watch this video footage at: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/568322\n

(Photo: © Gerald Donovan)\n

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Burj Dubai is the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 818m. \n

(Photo: © Gerald Donovan)\n

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Keeping the tower clean will be a tough challenge. The part that's been worked upon by the window cleaners dazzles against the sunlight. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
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Work started on the Burj Dubai in September 2004.(Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
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Dubai has been home to some iconic structures. Burj Al Arab and Burj Dubai are two of the most prominent architectural icons of the region. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
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An interactive journey will be on offer to visitors to Burj Dubai. The At The Top of the World experience will include travelling by lift at a speed of 10 metres per second to the observatory deck on Level 124 which will take about 60 seconds. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)\n

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In the interactive journey atop Burj Dubai, guests will be welcomed with floor-to-ceiling glass providing unobstructed 360 degree views. Visitors can also adventure outside onto the open-air deck to peer into the distance or down to the familiar streets below. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
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The tiny figures on the building are the courageous men cleaning the windows of the world's tallest man-made structure. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
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A close shot of the courageous men cleaning the windows of the world's tallest man-made structure. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
Thu 24 Sep 2009 09:57 AM