About the area
Downtown Burj Khalifa is a large-scale inspired urban concept and provides the answer to modern city living, where Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, is the pivotal axis for this 2 km2 (0.8 sq mi) development. Mixed-used development that includes 30,000 homes, nine hotels such as the The Address and The Palace, 3 hectares (7.4 acres) of parkland, at least 19 residential towers including ´Burj Khalifa´, with 818 m (2,684 ft) being the tallest building in the world, the ´Dubai Mall´, the largest shopping mall, and the 12-hectare (30-acre) man-made Burj Khalifa Lake, where the famous ´Dubai Fountain´ is located, which is 275m (900 ft) long and will shoots water 150 m (490 ft) into the air. Main projects within the district include the Burj Khalifa, Burj Khalifa Boulevard, The Residences, South Ridge, The Old Town and The Old Town Island. Downtown Burj Khalifa is located at the First Interchange along Sheikh Zayed Road at Financial Centre Road and close to the Emirates Towers.