The Dubai Mall

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Label : Must Visit

Tags : Shopping Mall

Timings : Sunday - Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM,
Thursday - Saturday: 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Entry Fee : No Entry Fee,
Standard ticket: AED 55,
Platinum Aquarium package: AED 80,
Ultimate Aquarium: AED 110,
Children (under 3 years): Free

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The Dubai Mall, Dubai Overview

The Dubai Mall is a world-renowned shopping and entertainment destination located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, near the iconic Burj Khalifa. It is one of the largest malls in the world, with more than 1400 stores, a large walk-through aquarium, a world-class ice rink, 14,000 parking spaces, and more exciting experiences for shoppers.

Dubai Mall is one of the city's premier malls, offering entry to the world of amusement and entertainment. It is home to the famous Underwater Zoo, which is a walk-through aquarium with a collection of over 300 species of marine animals. Another favorite activity here, apart from shopping, is the Dubai Ice Rink. It is a family-oriented attraction open to the general public. The rink also serves as a multi-purpose venue that can be transformed into a concert arena or host private functions. Serving as the entryway to Burj Khalifa, there are unlimited options of shopping and eating. Other than that, the mall also offers a gaming zone and cinema complex thus packing all the leisurely activities under one roof.

The Dubai Mall Highlights

1. Dubai Mall Waterfall

Dubai Mall Waterfall
The Dubai Mall features a beautiful indoor waterfall known as "Dubai Mall Waterfall." This stunning waterfall is located in the Grand Atrium, which is one of the central areas of the mall. One of (Read More) the unique features of this waterfall is the kinetic sculpture that accompanies it. The sculpture, titled "The Water Motor," consists of fiberglass sculptures of human divers that appear to be leaping into the cascading water. The combination of the flowing water and the art installation creates a dynamic and artistic display. The Dubai Mall Waterfall is a popular spot for visitors to take photos.

2. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Located on the ground floor of the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo houses over 33,000 marine life, occupying the 10 million liters of water within the tank. It features a massive s (Read More)uspended aquarium filled with thousands of aquatic creatures, including sharks and rays. Stroll through the 48-meter tunnel, take a glass-bottom boat tour, get wet in a snorkeling cage, or go swimming with the sharks.

3. Dubai Fountain

Dubai Fountain
Dubai Fountain is the world's largest choreographed water fountain located in the Dubai Mall complex. This dancing fountain surges as high as 150 meters in complete synchronization to classical, Arabi (Read More)c, and other popular world musical numbers. Forming beautiful arcs and jumping to the beats, this fountain was designed by California-based WET, the creators of the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas. 

4. KidZania

KidZania is an innovative edutainment concept where children can explore and engage in real-life role-play activities. They can try their hand at various professions, including firefighters, doctors, (Read More)chefs, and more.

5. Dubai Ice Rink

Dubai Ice Rink
Located on the ground floor, the Dubai Ice Rink offers a fantastic ice skating experience. Whether you're an experienced skater or a novice, this Olympic-sized ice rink provides a cool escape from the (Read More) desert heat. They offer skating sessions and even ice hockey.

6. VR Park Dubai

VR Park Dubai
This virtual reality theme park offers an immersive experience for visitors of all ages. It features an array of VR games, experiences, and simulations, from thrilling adventures to educational journe (Read More)ys. To add to the surreal experience, it has 15 amazing and thrilling rides, fantastic motion simulator and carnival games, simulator games that involve skill-based activities, and a wide array of Red Redemption Games. 

7. Dubai Dino

Dubai Dino
Dubai Dino is an intriguing and unique exhibit located in The Dubai Mall. It features a real dinosaur skeleton, specifically that of a Diplodocus longus, a long-necked dinosaur that lived around 155 m (Read More)illion years ago during the Late Jurassic period. The centerpiece of Dubai Dino is a well-preserved Diplodocus skeleton, which is approximately 24 meters (79 feet) long. Dubai Dino is not just a static exhibit. It offers an educational experience where visitors, especially children, can learn about dinosaurs, their anatomy, and the process of fossilization. It is situated in the Souk Dome area of The Dubai Mall.

8. Souk Al Bahar

 Souk Al Bahar
Souk Al Bahar is a charming and culturally inspired retail and dining destination located within The Dubai Mall. It boasts a distinct architectural design with its Arabian-style buildings, arched (Read More) walkways, and stone pathways. Souk Al Bahar is home to a variety of shops and boutiques that offer a wide range of products. One of the highlights of Souk Al Bahar is its exceptional dining scene. It also offers stunning views of the Dubai Fountain. Souk Al Bahar is easily accessible within The Dubai Mall, with walkways and bridges connecting it to the main shopping complex.

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Dubai Mall Stores

Top Electronic Stores

  • Apple Store
  • 050 Telecom
  • Axiom
  • Dyson
  • Canon
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Top Fashion Stores

  • Abercrombie Kids
  • Angels 
  • Annabelle
  • Baby Shop
  • Bloomingdale's
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  • Automobili Lamborghini
  • Armani
  • Balmain
  • Cole Haan
  • Diesel 
  • Dior
  • Gant
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  • Aeropostale
  • Aldo
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Canali
  • Chanel
  • Christian Louboutin
  • Elie Saab
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Top Beauty & Fragrance Brands

  • Ajmal
  • Aesop
  • Bobbi Brown
  • Clinique
  • Hadarah
  • Lancome
  • Arabian Oud
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Top Home Furnishing Outlets

  • Iwan Maktabi
  • Heritage Carpet
  • Lifestyle
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Top Toy Stores

  • LEGO
  • Baby Shop
  • Hamleys
  • Build-a-Bear

How to Reach Dubai Mall

By Metro: You can take the Red Line, which goes to the Burj Khalifa/Dubai Mall Station. You will find a long, air-conditioned bridge which connects the station to the Mall. A walk through the bridge will take around 15 minutes and will get you to the second floor of the Mall. The Dubai Metro operates from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM from Saturday to Thursday and 2:00 PM to midnight on Friday. Also, know that the month of Ramadan may affect the timings of the metro.
By Taxi: A taxi to the Dubai Mall will cost you between AED 3 to AED 4. The cab will be dropping you at the entrance of the Mall.
By Bus: There are two buses going directly to the Dubai Mall. Route 27 picks up passengers from the Deira Gold Souk Bus Station and Route 29 from Ghubaiba Bus Station. You will need to get off at the tourist drop-off area in front of the entrance of the Mall. You will get buses to the Mall every 15 minutes.

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Abdullah Haider

on The Dubai Mall 5 years ago
If you want to traverse the length and breadth of the mall then you're going to have to sacrifice an entire day. Be mentally prepared for aching legs. The variety of things you're offered is mind-bog (Read More)gling. Try to use money with discretion and not give in to the temptation of buying everything you see. Stay hydrated and sit down whenever tired.

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