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Full introduction of Sky view Dubai, a glass slide at a height of 220 meters!

by Parastoo Sahebi
10 minutes read

Sky view Dubai is one of the most beautiful and amazing tourist attractions in the city of Dubai. Every year, a large number of tourists go on vacation to Dubai and visit Sky view. this tourist attraction can give you a complete view of Dubai. When you are in this tower and look at Dubai, it is as if the whole city is under your feet and you are staring at Dubai from above the sky while flying.

In addition to a wonderful view, Skyview has other entertainment. In this article from Eligasht, we will completely introduce you to  Skyview Dubai and all its facilities. if you plan to travel to Dubai soon and visit this beautiful tower, do not miss this article.

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Introducing Sky view Dubai

Dubai is a beautiful city that has many tourist attractions. in addition to a large number of sightseeing places in Dubai, the view of this city from the heights is also very unique and stunning. Sky View Dubai has risen to a height of 219.5 meters above the ground and you can see Dubai city in a beautiful frame.

Although the height of this beautiful tower has not reached Burj Khalifa, watching the city of Dubai from Sky View will be another pleasure. The idea of building Skyview was first proposed in 2008, but the construction project was not seriously discussed until 2013. In 2013, a specific budget was made for the construction of this tower and a professional engineering team was assembled to start the work.

In 2015, the construction project of this twin tower in Dubai was finally launched and its architecture and design were done by an architect from Chicago. The construction of Dubai’s Skyview Twin Towers was completed in 2019, and in the same year, this tower was opened and its doors opened to travelers. One of the towers of this structure has 61 and the other has 57 floors. an important part of Sky View is the Sky Bridge, which connects these two towers. This bridge is built on the 51st floor of a tower and the 54th floor of another tower.

This beautiful tower includes various sections, some of these sections include the 5-star Sky View Hotel, special apartments, residential and private penthouse units, and sections related to cafes and restaurants. Skywalk and Skyview slides were mentioned.

Sky view Dubai entertainment features

There are many entertainments in this beautiful tower, most of which can create exciting and excellent memories for you. In the following, some of the most famous entertainments that exist in Sky View Dubai have been introduced.

Sky view slide

The Sky view slide is a glass tube that is completely transparent from all sides. This slide starts from the last floor of the tower and wraps around the exit of the tower. Passengers who need a little excitement in their trip can ride this slide and slide down from the height of 219.5 meters of Sky view Dubai Tower, floor by floor. Regarding the safety of the Sky view slide, it should be said that this tube is made of hard and completely strong raw materials and will not threaten you in any way.

Walking on the edge of Sky View Dubai

Walking on the edge of the top floors of the Sky view Dubai can be one of the best and most exciting experiences of your entire life. While you are at a height of more than 200 meters, you have to walk on the edge of this tower without holding your hand. All the passengers who want to try this fun will be kept high using a strong and safe rope. Therefore, in terms of security issues, you will be at ease when walking on the edge of the tower.

How to access Sky view Dubai

In the beginning, we must say that Sky view Dubai is very crowded and it is possible that if you go to this tower during busy hours, you will not get a ticket. For this reason, you should first reserve the ticket and then choose the best route to go to Sky view Dubai according to your accommodation.

Dubai Skyview Tower is located in the center of Dubai. Access to this tower is possible by taxi, metro, and bus. If you plan to use a taxi to go to this tower, just ask the driver to take you to Dubai Skyview Tower. But if you plan to go to this place by metro, you should take the red line of the metro and get off at Burj Khalifa or Dubai Mall station. It will take about 6 minutes to walk from Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall to Sky View Tower. It should also be mentioned that buses number 30, D03, D03A, and F13 will take you to Dubai Mall or Burj Khalifa.

Amenities of Sky View Dubai

There are many amenities in this tower such as various cafes and restaurants. The center of this complex is Panorama 52 restaurant. The design of the facade of this restaurant is such that the whole city can be seen from all around the restaurant, and people can enjoy the beautiful view of the city of Dubai while having a meal. In addition to the restaurant and cafe, free Wi-Fi is also provided for visitors in this tower. Visitors who have a lot of belongings can leave their belongings such as large bags and suitcases in the deposit section when entering this complex.


When is the best time to visit Sky view Dubai?

All the entertainments that we mentioned earlier in this beautiful tower are open every day and ready to welcome travelers. The working hours of the section related to viewing the Dubai landscape and the Skyview slide are from 10 am to 9 pm, and they are closed before and after that. The working time of the section related to walking on the edge of the Skyview Tower is less and it is active every day only from 11:00 am to 6:30 pm.

The best time to visit Sky View Dubai

The best time to visit Sky view Dubai is before sunset. Most travelers come to this tower between 4 and 6:30 to watch the sunset. If crowds bother you, this is not a good time to visit the Dubai Sky View Tower. It is better to go to this tower before 4 o’clock and after 6:30 p.m. The weather in Dubai is very hot, and for this reason, this beautiful tower will have more visitors in the winter season. If you want to visit this structure in cool weather and not face the crowd, the beginning of the autumn season will be the best option for you.

How to book a ticket for Sky view Dubai?

Tickets of Sky View Dubai can be purchased through online sites or in person. But it should be kept in mind that this tower is one of the most popular attractions in Dubai and it may get so crowded that the ticket does not reach anyone in person. To be sure, you should make sure that you have booked a ticket in advance. If you are traveling with a tour, the tour itself will reserve these tickets. But if you want to go to Sky view Dubai in person, you need to book tickets online in advance. Keep in mind that the cost of each section and entertainment in Sky View is calculated separately.

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Rules of entry to Sky view Dubai

Just like any other tourist attraction, Sky view Dubai has its own rules. These rules are mostly made to keep you and your family safe and it is better to follow them all. In the following, we have presented some of the most important rules and tips that you should know before traveling to Sky View.

  • Activities such as walking on the edge of the tower and the Skyview slide are only for ages 12 to 65
  • All children under the age of 17 must be with their parents at all times
  • Pregnant women can only visit the Skyview observatory section
  • Passengers are not allowed to carry any ink, paint, or colored spray
  • It is forbidden to carry all kinds of hot and cold weapons and various fireworks
  • All passengers must have normal shoes because it is forbidden to bring skates and similar things
  • Passengers cannot bring food and drinks from outside the complex
  • Passengers are allowed to take pictures
  • Wearing inappropriate clothing while walking on the edge should be strictly avoided
  • It is mandatory to have a passport or an Emirati ID card.
  • Children over 3 years old can only use the observatory and the ticket price is not different.
  • People under the age of 18 need the consent of their parents.
  • For the standard glass slide, 30 to 150 kg weight is allowed.
  • For the glass slide, guests will only be allowed from 120 cm to 200 cm tall.
  • Do not touch the glass while using the slide.
  • Edge Walks can be canceled/changed without prior notice due to severe weather conditions.
  • Please notify Sky Views staff of any mental or physical disabilities that prevent you from performing physical and mental tasks during the experience.
  • Please inform Sky Views staff of any physical limitations or medical conditions, including neck weakness, back weakness, broken bones, heart disease, neurological disorders, motion sickness, epilepsy, or if you are pregnant.

Final words

In this article, one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in Dubai called Sky View Dubai was introduced. If you are interested in exciting activities such as going down a glass slide and walking on the edge of a tall tower, Sky view Dubai is the best option for you. To go to this tower, you can use the subway and bus. The geographic location of Skyview is near Burj Khalifa and Dubai Mall, which makes it very easy to access. If you have had the experience of visiting Sky View and its exciting entertainment, share your experiences with us in the comments section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Sky view Dubai located?

Sky view Dubai is built near Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa and it is accessible by all means of public transportation.

Is there an age limit to visit Sky view Dubai?

Visiting Sky view Dubai is only possible for people between 12 and 65 years old. More information about Sky view rules is provided in this article.

When is the best time to visit Skyview Dubai?

The best time to visit Sky view Dubai is in early fall and winter. After sunset, this tower becomes very crowded and it is better to visit it before 4 pm.

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