The world’s largest shopping centre, Dubai Mall is much more than the sum of its 1200 stores: it’s a veritable family entertainment...
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
Dubai Mall’s most mesmerising sight is this gargantuan aquarium where 33,000 beasties flit and dart amid artificial coral and behind the...
Dubai Ice Rink
This state-of-the-art Olympic-sized ice rink is ringed with cafes and restaurants and can even be converted into a concert arena. Sign...
Pre-assigned seats, THX sound and a staggering 22 screens make Reel one of the top flick-magnets in town. The fare is mostly Hollywood...
Emporio Armani Caffé
This outpost of the Armani empire offers the best example of Dubai’s mall food revolution, and is fittingly surrounded by designer...
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Dubai Mall information
With around 1200 stores, this is not merely a mall – it’s a small city unto itself, with an Olympic-sized ice rink, a huge aquarium, indoor theme parks and 160 food outlets. There’s a strong European label presence here, along with branches of Galeries Lafayette department store from France, Hamley’s toy store from the UK and the first Bloomingdale’s outside the United States. It’s a ginormous, day-lit mall with wide aisles and lots of open spaces, atriums and even a fashion catwalk. The four floors are divided into ‘precincts’ with clusters of product categories: search for high-end designers on Fashion Ave (which has marble floors and silver resting divans), high-street fashions on the ground floor and active-wear next to the ice rink.