Burj al Arab is 10

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Dubai's iconic Burj al Arab hotel is 10 years-old today. (Getty Images)
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The hotel stands on its own artificial island off Jumeirah beach. (Getty Images)
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It puts on a daily light show each evening where the entire hotel lights up in different colours. (Getty Images)
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Tennis legends Roger Federer and Andre Agassi play a game on the hotel’s helipad in 2005 in preparation for Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open. (Getty Images)
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The Burj al Arab is designed to look like the sail of a boat. (Getty Images)
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The Burj al Arab's interior is plush and expensive, cementing its status as one of the world's top hotels. (Getty Images)
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Roger Federer makes a serve from the top of the Burj al Arab. (Getty Images)
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The Burj al Arab is seen in the background as Ireland's Padraig Harrington competes in this year’s Dubai World Championship. (Getty Images)
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The hotel was designed by architect Tom Wright. (Getty Images)
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Wright said: 'The client wanted a building that would become an iconic or symbolic statement for Dubai; this is very similar to Sydney with its Opera House, or Paris with the Eiffel Tower.' (Getty Images)
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Despite its size, the Burj al Arab holds only 28 double-storey floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suites. (Getty Images)
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