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Burj Khalifa adds 12 free HD telescopes

High-zoom instruments at Dubai skyscraper are first of their kind in the world

Burj Khalifa adds 12 free HD telescopes

Twelve advanced telescopes have been introduced at the Burj Khalifa's observation decks on Level 124 and Level 125.

The telescopes, which are free to use, feature full HD camera with high zoom. The technology introduced by Emaar Properties is the first of its kind at any observatory in the world.

Six of the instruments are stationed on Level 124 as part of the At the Top experience. The other six are on Level 125, a part of the two-phase At the Top Burj Khalifa Sky journey that takes visitors through Level 125 and Level 148 which, at a height of 555 metres, holds the Guinness World Record for the highest observation deck.

Level 125 also features a viewfinder called Dubai – A Falcon’s Eye View that allows users to go on a virtual tour of Dubai's most across prominent spots.