For more info go to, There are a lot of other examples of the Catholic church being unbiblical one of them being their history of endorsing the killing of others who do not believe in their religion e.g. Every right angled joint could be considered a cross the same way partially viewing a circle represents a crescent. Hence the JULIAN calendar. We must pray each day so that we can resist the attacks of evil. Victorian visitors in the 19th century recorded seeing crusader ruins close to the village. Neither are your cult buildings! BTW, in case you don’t know, christianity originally used a variety of other symbols of much greater meaning which were (mostly) lost in time. Even if they actually follow Allah, Buddha, Shiva, Zeus, the Great Wolf, the Giant Snake, or whatever other deity and religion. Jesus himself never made such claims. Grow up people. make sure that arab will not allow cristian to pray over there cross. I give it an A+ ! Stop trying to create stories out of nothing or perpetuating unsubstantiated nonsense. This is not a big issue, i cant understand, why medias and people gives more importants for this kind of news? If they were to hang a figure of a huge body on it, then that would spark proper debate, or perhaps war…. ●The trusses act as cross bracing to wind and earthquake forces. It is of course a conspiracy theory and nothing else, people are trying to drag it a little too far. There are not mosques in Vatican but there are many in Rome ! Oh, last thing: it’s a sail with a mast. and a very big note: we belief in christ as a prophet o god, a prophet for all the true and holy values. An interesting story is told back to back which says that apparently any cars registered in Dubai, that have one of the older license plates which have an image of the Burj Al Arab on them, aren’t allowed to drive into Saudi Arabia. I wish my coment be the last. . But no, you just had to take it back, didn’t you? Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island of 280 meters from the beach Jumeirah is connected to the mainland by a bridge arch. the creator..n im also juz a dude tht hav a clear mind.. love n peace. If they have to remove the building bcoz it’s a muslim country, shouldnt they also ban all Chevrolet cars because their logo is also a cross ???? Fanatisism is condemned by ALL religions. i dont see anybody dying because of the building, oir being hurt or loosing sleep from it. I pray that you open your hearts and mind to what God wants to show you. Even if you don’t want to deal with it or Face it, Its saying that God is still In control, So whether you think its a conincidence or not God is still Gloried whether you do it or not.Then God can seen a Storm and tear down the whole hotel and leave the GLORY STILL STANDING, and don’t tempt the Lord thy God. I think its not offensive at all if you’re open-minded. try to think logically and stop searching for any narrow window to speak arbitrary abd illogically for god’s sake. i say this because i have seen it happen many times. Look carefully, very carefully! Bahrain waives mandatory PCR test requirement for King Fahd Causeway passengers, Saudi Airlines to operate flights from Riyadh and Jeddah to Doha,…, Oman bans import of live birds and their products from several…, Bahrain launches online application for residency permits for self-sponsored foreigners, Archbishop Eugene Nugent appointed apostolic nuncio to Kuwait and Qatar, RT-PCR tests must for air travellers both in UK and India, India allows limited resumption of flights to, from UK, ‘Highly infectious’ new Covid-19 strain cases rising in India, The Best Horror Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now. Two pieces of building material crossing over each other do not ALWAYS make a Christian cross. Is Burj Al Arab the world’s biggest christian cross? and stop saying that burj al arab is god’s miracle on earth; there are many other taller buildings and they are still standing, but they are not god’s miracle as you say. Do realize that yes, you ARE threatening people! Technically speaking, a PLUS sign (+) is a cross too. You almost won me over; now given your unfounded religious standing, I would say, you are the one who needs to grow up. In no way was this meant to “fool” arabs. That is human nature. If a fanatical christian really wanted to purposely place a gigantic cross on that building, the cross WOULD be properly shaped! If they refuse to see it, then it is their problem. It’s like hypnotism, power of suggestion, or demagogy. It send a message to all Muslims that we Christians will not be persecuted. I think that the architect that made this huge building is very smart. #travel Paul was the one who claimed the divinity of Jesus, allows drinking of liquor & eating of pork etc etc all the stuft that modern christianity had been blindly following. Followers of both (and any other “faith”) are on the wrong path, and the discussion of which is better is silly at best — and, as we know, a call to intolerance, oppression, and violence at the worst. As a Christian you should be able to realize that all good people follow the same rules as those set by Christ. Inside Burj al Arab’s Second Most Fanciest Suite. That would be the best thing Iran has ever and ever would do. Try to remove the cross in burj al arab hotel, the entire building will collapse. Does anyone use their brain anymore? There are hundreds of other “crosses” in that same country that are also not associated with christianity (antennas, powerline poles, crossroads, tiles, etc etc etc). See location on Google Maps When it was completed in 1999, the Burj Al Arab was the tallest hotel in the world, reaching 321 meters (today that record belongs to the Burj Dubai ). I can only say that this is doen in God’s will and He allowed this so that people in teh dark may see the Light. It may be God’s Grace that when Dubai was going through financial crisis, it did not collapse all together – some good has saved this wonderful city. do they have a mosque in vatican city? Therefore, if a Christian designed it on purpose, having twisted and misshaped the cross, that would be almost like sacrilege and sinful on the Christian’s part. And as you said, the Cross is not a Jesus or Christian symbol at all. Jesus came so that we could all be saved by his shed blood on the cross. As there is only sand to hold the building up the columns rely on friction. What you mentioned last is merely that majority of the earth’s population believes in Christ and this shows how it’s true. I put my trust in Jesus who paid for my sins on the cross and i am forgiven. Having such a big role, it is surprisingly coincidental (or not) that this building may possibly be the world’s biggest Christian cross. If you want to preach, go preach to those who wish to listen, not to those who are already upset about your unwelcomed invasion and trespassing to their beliefs. This stimulates/regulates blood flow and helps stop the nose-bleed. Finally, if you truely believe in Islam, then why are you afraid that if a Christian church moves into your country followers will leave your religion and come to mine(which both preach the same thing – be good). Ask any senior draftsperson or architects. I think it is a wakeup call to all readers who would like to get everlasting life. In the year 2001, Dubai introduced the 4th series number plate. Read Romans Chapter 10 verses 9 through 13. This is just accidental that the other side of this building gives a cross look due to the restaurant and if these poor christians are happy to make it resemble a cross then let them be happy. (in one day every year light enters the room from the sun ONE DAY) Why is that side so hidden to the world that only the critics know about it. Nov 20, 2013 - The big cross in the back side of Burj Al Arab in Dubai. I’m glad I ended on this blog and had a chance to go through all the comments and arguments. The review seems exactly like what I expected. Eastern christians made their own corrections to the julian calendar, independent of the gregorian one, eventhough they are indeed fairly similar. it is all maind sat if u think it is a cross so it is not rong but if u think it is a jast a shape so u r also right so dipend on u, you use disallowed a designer to make the style? Jesus did not eat pork, Jesus does not drink liquor, Jesus prostates himself when praying..Jesus was circumcised…Why…Why do you not follow Jesus but instead follow that enemy of Jesus…Paul aka Saul?? By looking at the second picture it is an obvious grafic editing, which is far away from the real seen. In my interpretation of Islam, it forbids the use of any symbols that relate to other beliefs it considers not true. It has the Burj al Arab symbol, due to conspiracy theories and controversies surrounding Burj Al Arab’s resemblance to the Christian cross, the Burj Al Arab symbol was removed without any explanation in the year 2004. The top where the actually cross meet is a bar, for drinking, I hope people don’t judge the architect wrong by saying he has meaningfully done such an act. Most people look for what they want to see in most things. The cheapest way to get from Burj Al Arab to Cross Gates Rd Maryfield Crescent costs only £313, and the quickest way takes just 12½ hours. It fills me with shame that we let such an insult slip through. The cross-feature was the very first thing that I noticed about the structure. As such, I see no real reason for fabrication…unless you try to claim that the choice of the cross was to “take over” the symbol, since it has always been without argument one of the most commonly used geometical shapes/symbols. Of course, the crescent moon is a strong symbol of islam and only happens to coincide with a pagan symbol. So to all the good people out there(including atheists) It’s just a building now put away the guns and ied’s and all have a nice peaceful day. BTW, usage of the cross as a symbol for things (including christianity, but also many other uses):, It is only a design not a christens cross in these days many things are in the cross form like T.V antenna. This story is made up, Ok I know that a sail boat already includes a giant cross also the human body is a cross. Basically, you on your own are much aware that this is NOT a cross…however, you allow yourself to be convinced that it is, due to some rhetory created to urge the masses to a strong reaction. Ask yourself then…Are you a follower of Jesus or are you a follower of Paul? The wicca use the moon as a symbol! The material used to build the Burj Al Arab also included concrete as much as 70,000 per cubic meter and 9,000 tons of steel. With all this knowledge, do you BELIEVE in Christ, as your saviour? This should be sufficient response that, actually yes, majority CAN be all fools. All good people, regardless of their religion, in truth follow the same good teachings all good religions teach. The key is in being a righteous and moral person, respecting other humans, believing that you are nothing compared to the greatness of the universe (and its creator). But in the end the only person who really knows if this was intentional is the designer himself. If they wanted to add a christian cross as an insult to the arabs, it would be facing towards the ground, not towards the sea. Sorry about that. Hence, by your own words the moon should be prohibited from usage by muslims! Conspiracy? In fact, it’s precisely in the shape of one of the two acceptable forms of christian crosses, as I described above. Jesus would never bring anyone to Kingdom of god by force. I should hope that that is also what Islam is about, seeing as it is also a religion ‘of the book’, and I believe this is also the main point of Judaism. Finally, for those Christians who claim that “perhaps God put the idea in the architect’s mind”, you should all study your own religion, as well. Subscribe from the list below to stay updated. To all this, I have stated again and again: It’s not a christian cross. Instead of consider it an “opening of your eyes” you should consider it a closing of your mind. I’m glad it looks like a Cross. i believe that when you come to know him you will want to share with everyone and become a great pastor and you will influence many. Now, for those who HAVE to insist that its a cross, let’s talk a bit about Christianity vs Islam… Last I heard, Muslims proudly accepted that their religion is more evolved than Christianity, just as Christians proudly claim to be more evolved than the Jewish religion. I don’t have to down grade anyone to tell them the tructh about Jesus. How they started wars, murdered and burned people, and how they lead their own believers to fear, just so that the church retains or accumulates more power?! Burj Al Arab: Beautiful hidden cross - See 12,282 traveler reviews, 8,474 candid photos, and great deals for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, at Tripadvisor. Is anybody loosing sleep over it?muslims u guys really need to stop being barbaric, tear the building down then i guarantee u nothing better than that building will ever happen in uae!for Christ’s sake just appreciate nature at its best without any hard feelings. Popular attractions Burj Al Arab and Wild Wadi Water Park are located nearby. Martin Machado Recommended for … If you died RIGHT NOW! The real question is, does it matter if it looks like a cross? No wonder why Arabs need to hire foreign architects …, First of all, this isn’t a cross…a Christian cross comes in two shapes: Either the vertical and horizontal lines are of equal length with the two lines cutting each other exactly in half, or the vertical is longer than the horizontal and the horizontal is about 3/4 of the way to the top with about 1/2 of the length of the vertical line. there is a purpose and reason for all things after its done its been fullfilled so leave it at that… embrace the beauty… because all in all this would have never been here if God didn’t create the earth and all in it. It has a helipadnear the roof at a height of 210 m (… Buddhism is not only a religion, (some would say it is in fact not a religion at all) but is also a way of life, a philosophy of attaining some higher understanding of the world we live in and the worlds beyond. plzz. Streets that create square blocks actually intercept into perfect crosses! Superb vocation! If Islam can maintain the moon despite its connection to another religion, then there is also nothing wrong with the cross, which (if nothing else) is related no less to Islam, the crucifix being a prophet of Islam itself! Wether the designer intended it for Christian influence or not its still in the shape of a cross no matter how you look at it, honestly you muslims deserve this thrown in your face after all the sh*t you’ve given to everyone else. Jesus teachings or not, who said its a cross on purpose in the first place. the writer of the article seems to be too jealous of the Muslim’s richess, architecture and culture and rather over possesed with his christianic ideology. well? what about that symbol on your keyboard? Only a few comments above yours an architect explained exactly what im telling you. Who in the world are you to say if they will or not go to hell anyway, or even to claim that hell does exist? Imagine, everyone who buys the Burj Al Arab replica model will inadvertently be keeping a Christian Cross in their homes. Say the following prayer: “Jesus, I am a sinner. Privacy Policy, 101 Things I Learned in Architecture School, Gradient Masks over AutoCAD with Photoshop, The Opening Ceremony Of Burj Khalifa aka Burj Dubai, Download 7 Layered Architectural Backdrops, 6 Cities and their Skyscrapers Reaching for the Stars, 25 Funny Doodles on Coffee, Sleeping, Working Life and etc, lols…. Not everybody wants to hear your preaching and your fanaticism makes you as brainwashed as the people you claim will go to hell. there are much better things to do on the earth whilst we are still alive. It used to be March, actually…until JULIUS CAESAR changed it! The Catholic church has an influence which is far reaching which to the observant believer is a sad thought. ●The Burj Al Arab has three tubular steel trusses on the outside of the two sides of the V (in green). I have nothing against muslims,and I respect them. Mecca is in Saudi where non-muslims are not allowed but for me UAE is the blessed land where the real Muslim Principles are shown in practice. On the other hand, experts suggest that leaning the head back is NOT good (as it sends blood clots down the throat) and instead recommend keeping the head straight, while applying slight pressure on the diaphragm and lightly massage the back of the neck. Just another guy spending too much time online. So do I, and I’m a Christian. This is probably an outdated news and it is all over the internet, anyway, Burj al Arab was designed by Tom Wright of WS Atkins PLC, during the designing stage, the world was told that it was built to resemble a sail, but critics are claiming that Wright designed the cross after he had a dream to have a Christian influence in a Muslim country. After all, Burj al Arab is on Muslim soil, some minor renovation can be done to rectify this whole Christian cross issue, now, the real question is why don’t they do it? and he’s not mad or anything like that, He has ARISEN! You can pray to your God to show mercy to people whom you feel are undeserving of Him or whatever. JESUS LOVES YOU AND DIED ON THE CROSS BECAUSE HE LOVES YOU! SAL is on The Terrace of the world-famous Burj Al Arab , boasting stunning views over the 100m infinity pool, the sail-shaped hotel itself, out to sea and across Dubai’s coastline. If you don’t have a Bible, go to and read any of the Bible on-line; and when you get your own copy of the Bible, you can purchase one from Wal-mart all the way to the Dollar Tree. basically all who are still living in the dark ages…. Know What's Trending Today (Kwt Today) Web Desk reports news and views on trending topics from the Middle East and around the World. The Royal Suite was actually booked during my visit, despite it being the lowest point of low season (Ramadan plus the middle of the summer). I managed to find a collection of very intersting photos on the burj al arab that i’ve compiled from various sources-. And he ascended into heaven and sits at the right hand throne of God the Father. Do not let any person who teaches things that contradict the Bible trick you. What the Quran mentioned about Fitnah? Notice that the names of the months indicate that the first month of the year is March. Councilor Craig, who lives in a city with 300 mosques and 500 madrassahs, suggests that Britain not allow any more mosques until Muslims allow churches in Saudi Arabia. A Conspiracy indeed, but no words yet from the architect himself. Kwt Today - Know What’s Trending Today reports news and views on trending topics from the Middle East and around the world. Your email address will not be published. In addition, let me take a Socratian view on things: The fact that a majority believes something, does not necessarily make the majority right. I think this is absolutely unfair. 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