Dubai Shopping Mall-The Dubai Mall

July 26, 2010 at 2:26 pm 2 comments

Since its opening with 600 retail shops Dubai Mall was marked as the world’s largest mall in shopping history. With a record more than 60,000 visitor tickets sold for the Dubai Aquarium and Discovery Centre in the first five days. The Dubai Mall has over 37 million visitors in its first year of operation,and attracts more than 750,000 visitors every week. At about 12 million square feet Dubai Mall has over 1200 shops ranging from department stores such as Bloomingdales and Galleries Lafayette to the high end designers like Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen in the section known as Fashion Avenue and the Mall is also able to boast housing the world’s largest Gold Souk, which is home to more than 220 jewelry stores.

Thanks to its enormous popularity and humongous size, the mall has become a must see Dubai attraction. The mall is also home to a 22 screen megaplex cinema and SEGA Republic, a huge indoor theme park where Dubai Mall visitors can enjoy various fun filled games. Another popular section offers winnable merchandise like a fun fair. The world’s largest candy store is also present at Dubai Mall.

Dubai Fountain set upon the Burj Khalifa Lake, shoots water jets as high as 500 ft. The Mall is the brain child of California-based WET, the company that built of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas. Dubai fountain has over 6,600 WET Superlights. The daily dancing of choreographed fountain system attracts numerous visitors and thrusts water in the air in several different combinations and patterns.

An Olympic sized Ice Rink including over 1,800 pairs of skates help visitors spend their whole day in a fun filled way.  An aquarium with 33,000 marine animals is also present at Dubai Mall.


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Bendy  |  September 14, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    Unquestionably the best blog about Dubai Mall. I love your blog and everything about Dubai. Keep up the good work and keep on telling us more about Dubai and Dubai Apartments

  • 2. Rena Ray  |  September 26, 2011 at 7:34 pm

    Wow Dubai Mall is surely an amazing place. Shoppers must visit Dubai and Dubai Mall. Always have something new to offer. Nice Dubai blog must say.


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