The Guinness World Records confirmed that;
- “The Burj Khalifa as the tallest man-made structure” on land ever, which stands at a record-breaking 828 meters and the ‘highest restaurant’, Atmosphere, which is situated on Level 122 at a height of 441.3 meters from the ground.
- Dubai is home of the “largest shopping centre” with Dubai Mall which covers a total area of 1,124,000 square meters.
- Dubai is home of the “longest driverless metro” with two lines totaling 74.694km operating entirely without drivers.
- “The fastest roller coaster made from steel” is also based in the UAE at Ferrari World.
- Masdar City in Abu Dhabi is “the most environmentally-friendly city” and the world’s first city designed to be zero-carbon and zero-waste.
- “The world’s tallest hotel”, the J W Marriott Marquis Dubai, which has a height of 355.35 meters.
- “The largest automated parking facility” at Emirates Financial Towers which can store 1,191 cars,
and has a peak capacity of 360 cars per hour.
- Skydive Dubai was also a part of another record-breaking achievement on February 10, 2013 when they accomplished “The most people to parachute simultaneously from a balloon” with 25 people participating in the activity.
- Dubai International Airport is also said to have “The largest indoor billboard” created by Nissan, which measures 174 square meters.
- Al Ain Paradise Gardens is “The most hanging baskets”.
- Hazza Suleiman al Shehhi, a young Fujairah swordsman, set the world record for the highest sword throw in November 2010, when he reached a height of 21.2598 meters at the Al Saif Traditional Sword Competition.
- Kanz Jewels has “The world’s largest gold ring” which weighs 63 kilograms and is worth about Dh9.7 million.
- Dubai’s autistic genius, Johann Mendes, broke the Guinness World Record for the most capital cities named in 60 seconds after naming 52 capital cities in one minute.