The sheer magnificence of The Dubai Mall shocked shoppers worldwide when it opened its doors to the public on November 04, 2008. Even after years of it being opened up to the general public, first time visitors to the Dubai Mall are amazed at every step. The 80 foot Dino that roars silently into the awed faces of visitors and shoppers is a still standing example of how Dubai has managed to change the way the world shops. Why have only a mall when you can have so much more?
These 10 facts about the Dubai Mall is something that will make you want to apply for a Dubai Visa within minutes of reading this.
10. The Reel Cinemas of Dubai Mall are among the largest cinemas in the world
The flagship 22-screen Reel Cinemas at The Dubai Mall offers a movie screening experience that is so surreal that you may want to pinch yourself. With a concierge service to maximise all your in-house viewing at the Reel Cinemas, this movie watching experience is something you will never forget.
9. The Dubai Mall is the largest mall in the world with a total area of 1,124,000 m2
Yep. That number will make you revisit your school textbook and count the above number starting from units, tens, hundreds....
8. The Dubai Mall Aquarium is credited to be the world’s biggest indoor aquarium
Dubai doesn’t only stop at making the best, infact it betters its best!
7. Candylicious, the largest sweet shop is inside Dubai Mall
For all the sweet lovers and candy crushers, this is almost like all your sugar loaded dreams come true!
6.Total gross leasable area is about 3.8 million sq ft. Around the same as 50 football fields
5. The Dubai Mall consists of 1200 shops
Now that’s a lot of area to be covered! Even if you try to visit half of the shops, you may not have enough time on your hands for anything else.
4. The Dubai Mall is equipped with a parking facility to park 14,000 cars
We’ve all been through the trauma of not having places to park at in crowded areas like fairs, malls, exhibitions, etc. When you’re in Dubai, hospitality comes first, and lo and behold- all your parking hassles are taken care of!
3. Dubai Mall gets around 75 million visitors every year!
2.The aquarium acrylic panel holds the Guinness world record for the largest of its kind, weighing more than 2,45,000 kgs.
Apart from being the most visited shopping and leisure destination, The Dubai Mall attracts awards for the ‘best shopping experience’ by a popular magazine and many such accolades and recognitions from the world over.
1. Its not only a mall. It's a glorious flag bearer of glamour.
It houses within itself a 250-room luxury hotel, SEGA indoor theme park, Olympic sized Ice Rink and over 120 restaurants.
Author : Roshal Mascarenhas