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Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai

Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
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

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

(Photo: © Gerald Donovan)\n

Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
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)
Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
Work started on the Burj Dubai in September 2004.(Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
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)
Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
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

Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
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)
Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
The tiny figures on the building are the courageous men cleaning the windows of the world's tallest man-made structure. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)
Window cleaners atop Burj Dubai
A close shot of the courageous men cleaning the windows of the world's tallest man-made structure. (Photo: © Gerald Donovan)