The Google Street View team has captured images across the world and made them available for people in a way no other company has before. Their work allows us to experience places remotely, even providing 360-degree views. However Google hasn't made it everywhere, as some famous places cannot be photographed because of messy legal issues.
But one place the company has finally captured is the tallest building in the world, the Burj-Khalifa, in Dubai. This is the first time the team has captured skyscraper images for Street View. The building, which opened in 2010, stands at 828 meters (2,716 ft) with 163 floors. You can basically see anything you want without making a trip to Dubai.
Google said in a statement:
The imagery was collected over three days using the Street View Trekker and Trolley, capturing high-resolution 360-degree panoramic imagery of several indoor and outdoor locations of the building. In addition to the breathtaking views from the world’s tallest observation deck on the 124th floor, you can also see what it feels like to hang off one of the building’s maintenance units on the 80th floor, normally used for cleaning windows!"
Here's a video from Google providing a closer look.