10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW... Emirates Palace

From AED 10mn dream voyage packages to the Abu Dhabi hotel's 102 lifts

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102: The number of lifts that work alongside eight escalators. There is a maximum capacity of 55 people per lift.

$3 billion: The cost of the hotel built over three years by as many as 20,000 workers.

Five kilos: The amount of edible gold used every year for decoration, mainly on splendid desserts.

1002: The number of chandeliers in the hotel, the largest weighing 2.5 tonnes.

The marble used in the hotel is imported from 13 different countries.

AED 10 million: The cost of Emirates Palace’s dream voyage package, the most expensive in the world when it ran.

167: The number of berths at Emirates Palace Marina which can hold yachts up to 90 metres in length.

114: The number of domes in the property. The Central Dome is 72.6 metres above ground.

200 tonnes of oranges are squeezed every year to make fresh juice for guests.

800 trees grace the property’s landscaped gardens.

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