Dubai Mall, located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the largest mall in the world based on the total area. It is part of the 20-billion-dollar Downtown Dubai Complex.
This mall continues to hold the title of the world’s most visited shopping and leisure destination. In addition to having more than 1,200 shops, it has also the remarkable Dubai Aquarium, Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink, SEGA Republic, KidZania, Reel Cinemas, to name a few. Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is one of the largest tanks in the world, with more than 85 underwater animal species. KidZania is a safe and interactive educational entertainment center which is a perfect place for school tour.
Right outside the Dubai Mall is the largest dancing fountain, named as Dubai Fountain. In addition to its 1.5 millions projected lights, in sync with classical Arabic and world music, it has an iconic background of Burj Khalifa. Traditional Abra ride is also available in this Burj Khalifa Lake while enjoying the world’s largest performing fountain.
Dubai Mall was opened in November 2008 and owned and managed by Emaar.