Dubai is famous for its tall skyscrapers, luxurious lifestyle, and innovative architecture. It is the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, the UAE forms an elective monarchy of seven emirates with Abu Dhabi being the capital. Because of its world-class infrastructure, wealth and glitz, the cities of the UAE attract visitors from all around the world.  The UAE has broken many fascinating world records to date that have found their way to the Guinness World Records.

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The tallest building/structure in the world

Burj Khalifa

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The Burj Khalifa in Dubai with a height of 829.8m is the tallest building and structure in the world. Your trip to Dubai is incomplete without experiencing the breathtaking views from the Burj Khalifa. Additionally, the Burj Khalifa itself has set many other world records. Firstly, it is the world’s tallest structure that includes residential space. Secondly, it has the world’s highest elevator installation and longest travel-distance elevators. Thirdly, the world’s highest restaurant at the 122nd floor. Fourthly, the world’s highest nightclub on the 144th floor. Fifthly, the world’s highest display of fireworks. Lastly, the world’s largest light and sound show is staged in a single building. 

The world record for the fastest roller coaster

Ferrari World

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Formula Rossa holds the world record for the fastest roller coaster and is located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi. Experience a thrilling ride at a speed of 240km/hour at the fastest roller coaster and get the adrenaline rush. Apart from this, discover other rides and attractions and tick this wonderful place off your bucket list. Furthermore, witness the manufacturing process and other fascinating aspects of Ferrari cars.

The largest frame in the world

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Dubai Frame is located in Zabeel Park, Dubai and holds the record for the largest frame in the world. The building is a monument and observatory that provides views of Old Dubai in the north and the newer parts of Dubai in the south. The Dubai Frame is a gold-plated observation tower that gives a 360-degree view of Dubai as they walk through the glass-bottomed “sky deck”. The Dubai Frame is a cultural landmark and is a definite major tourist attraction.

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The largest musical fountain project in the world

Dubai Fountain

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The Dubai Fountain has the Guinness world record for being the tallest performing fountain show. Located on the 12-hectare Burj Khalifa Lake in Dubai it is a popular attraction for tourists. Come visit a captivating spectacle with elements of fire, water, music and light. At a height of over 900 feet in length immerse yourself in a melodic and beautiful performance you have never seen before!

The world record for the largest OLED screen 

Dubai Aquarium

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Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo achieved the Guinness World Record of having the largest OLED screen on display measuring 709.69 m². They used LG screens and also set two other records for the Highest resolution video wall and Largest high-definition video wall. The OLED screen is above the Dubai Aquarium’s main tank and can be viewed from the third floor of the iconic Dubai Mall. Previously, it also held the Guinness world record for being the world’s largest suspended aquarium.

The world record for the longest urban zipline 

Xline Dubai Marina

Located in Dubai marina, the XLine is the world’s longest urban zipline. It is one of the steepest and fastest ziplines in the world, with an average speed of 80 km/hour, measuring 1km in length and is at a height of 170m. Immerse yourself in the picturesque views of Dubai Marina and adventure along the urban landscapes. The zipline starts from the Amwaj Tower and ends at the Dubai Marina Mall. Come visit this zipline and have an exhilarating and high-flying experience of a lifetime.

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The largest inflatable aqua park in the world


Aqua Fun located at JBR Beach in Dubai set the world record for the largest inflatable aqua park. It measures 42,200 square meters. Challenge your friends and family with 72+ obstacle courses and 25 meters out at the sea. Make unforgettable, priceless memories and capture funny moments whilst you struggle with the different obstacles in this one-of-a-kind inflatable water park.

The city with the most buildings 300m or taller in the world

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Dubai has the most buildings (21 in total) which are 300m or taller in the world, with an additional 13 under construction. According to the Skyscraper Centre, the collection of towers includes Burj Khalifa, Princess Tower, Almas Tower, Cayan Tower, 23 Marina, Elite Residence, Address Boulevard, Emirates Tower 1,  Burj Al Arab and many more.

The world record for the largest observation wheel 

Ain Dubai

Discover awe-inspiring experiences at the Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel. This new attraction offers more than amazing 360-degree views. Enjoy the ride and the unparalleled views from a height of 250m. Click beautiful pictures and make some unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

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