Dubai boast the highest restaurant in the world at 1,450 feet inside the Burj Khalifa


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I dare you to find a more elevated dining experience.

At.mosphere — the highest restaurant in the world — towers over the city of Dubai at a whopping 1,450 feet above ground.It’s located on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa. I rode the elevator up to the restaurant entrance within the massive steel structure, ears popping as the doors opened up to At.mosphere ( This palatial eatery is dressed to the nines in dramatic decor with white table clothes and black leathers seats. It’s aptly named — you’ll feel as though you’re on another planet while looking out at panoramic views of the futuristic city skyline, the vast desert and the Persian Gulf.

I relished in sea scallop tartare and the freshest piece of Patagonian black cod plated with parmesan-topped black risotto made with venere rice, sipping Champagne between breathtaking bites.

And that’s just a small taste of this ostentatious, yet modest city. You can savor both sides in just one short trip to the city of Dubai, the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven territories that make up the country, the United Arab Emirates.

Located off the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, the city has emerged as a bustling business hub in the Middle East thanks to revenue from oil. It’s filled with modern high-rise buildings, unbeatable shopping and great food.

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