The Dubai Mall is the largest shopping mall in the world in terms of total area. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the luxurious shopping mall opened its doors in 2008. It has 1200 shops that include shopping, dining and even accommodation options for its visitors. The Mall is a part of a $20 billion complex and was ranked as the top visited building in the world in 2011 with 54 million visitors.
The enormous mall is home to more than 13 million square foot which includes 250 luxurious hotel rooms, 22 cinema screens and about 120 restaurants and cafes.
In addition there are a couple of places that you should stop by when in The Dubai Mall:
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo: Set in The Dubai Mall, the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo features one of the most diverse collections worldwide of oceanic animals with more than 300 species including sharks and rays.
Dubai Ice Rink: The Olympic-sized rink is a must-visit attraction and sports venue in The Dubai Mall, mainly popular amid teens for its youth-oriented services.
SEGA Republic: Sega Republic is an indoor theme park that offers more than 150 amusement games that suit different ages.
KidZania: The award winning interactive children city adapts an entertaining educational system through games and roleplaying for children between the ages of 4 and 16.
Other activities include Reel Cinemas, Rainforest Café, Gold Souk and Dubai Dinosaur.
Whatever was the reason for your visit to The Dubai Mall, it offers something that satisfies your needs and draws a wide smile on your face. From shopping options for women; men or children the luxurious mall has succeeded in setting a new standard for shopping. In addition, there are stores that offer home furnishings and appliances, toys and electronics. The Dubai Mall is a must visit destination for anyone that visits this metropolitan city.
Live the luxurious experience in this cosmopolitan city and book in one of the signature hotels and apartments that surround the luxurious town where The Dubai Mall is nestled. Yamsafer has many accommodation options in the area, hotels near the Dubai Mall :
In addition, the Armani Hotel Dubai is located in the same building as The Dubai Mall’s, where you can retreat and enjoy a luxurious stay while being near the city’s must-visit attractions.
The Mall has more than 14,000 parking spaces distributed across 3 car lots. The parking offers valet services and a car locator ticketing system.
Burj Khalifa /The Dubai Mall Station
There are 2 bus lines available that serve the area of The Dubai Mall every 15 minutes:
Route 27 from the Deira Gold Souk station
Route 29 from Ghubaiba bus station
From the center of Dubai: Take the first interchange and proceed through Financial Center Road (formerly Doha Street). You will see the approach road to The Dubai Mall on your right hand side.
From Abu Dhabi: take the exit to Financial Center Road (formerly Doha Street) from the first interchange.
BY TAXIYou can take any taxi and it will take you to or from The Dubai Mall .