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Dubai's Burj Khalifa lights up in tribute to Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna

The world's tallest building - Dubai's Burj Khalifa - lit up in tribute to the late NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant.

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The world's tallest building lit up in tribute to the late NBA basketball star. Source: Associated Press

Tourists and fans saw the minute tribute to the player.

A picture of Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna filled the tower.

Bryant, the 18-time All-Star who won five NBA championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career, died in a helicopter crash on January 26th.

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Officials have also revealed the aircraft did not have a terrain awareness warning system. Source: 1 NEWS

He was 41.