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“Shopping heaven for all! with fountains,light shows and music thrown in.”
Review of The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall
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Dubai Top Five Attractions Tour Including Dinner
Ranked #3 of 353 things to do in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located in the heart the prestigious Downtown Dubai is The Dubai Mall, the largest shopping and entertainment destination in the world. 1,200 retail outlets and over 160 food and beverage outlets. The Dubai Mall offers an unparalleled retail mix combined with world-class dining, entertainment and leisure attractions.
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

The Mall was impressive and had just about everything you could ever want, there were free chauffeur driven electric shopping taxis to take you around if needed and the Aquarium had a walk through tunnel in the middle.If you wanted to, you could also swim with the sharks ( for a price).There is also a free tropical zoo area with parrots flying around, beavers,otters crocodiles etc on one of the upper floors. defiantly worth a visit ,then go out and watch the fountains and the Burj Khalifa light and music shows to end a perfect day.

Thank Flyer1949
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

i have never seen a mall so big. lots of shops and places to eat. very clean. wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking to be done

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Even if you don’t need to buy anything, this is a must see. It was one of the biggest, if not the biggest Mall in the world. There is one of the biggest Aquariums inside it, you have miles and miles of shops, food outlets, a cinema and amusements for children and families. There is transportation provided by buggies to help you get around and believe me there is a lot to get round. There are interactive maps to help you navigate yourself around and information points and guest services to help you find specific items. Make sure you wear comfortable shoes, cause it is a lot of walking.

Thank Aid G
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I booked a hotel which was in very close proximity to the Dubai Mall as I intended on visiting the Mall often throughout my trip.

The first time you walk into the Mall it's kind of overwhelming! The walkway leading to the main entrance is so exciting for car enthusiasts as there is a long line up of super cars parked from Lambos to Rolls Royces!

Inside the Mall you can pretty much find any type of shop you are looking for! The downside is that it can take you quite some time to find a shop you want to visit.

Some aspects which I really liked were:
The Food Court - such a vast amount of cuisines to choose from.
The Ice Rink - although I didn't use this, it's just crazy to see a full blown ice rink inside a mall!
The Water Fountain feature - a fantastic large display which makes for great photo opportunities.
The Aquarium - such a large aquarium on display for shoppers to view. I didn't actually go inside but the outside alone was amazing!
The Dinosaur Display - a great feature to see a full scale dinosaur on display

On a negative note, I didn't like the fact that there is hardly any seating areas available to take a rest. For a mall which is the size of a postcode, it's so tiring to walk around that you just want to have a rest from time to time. However, I've been informed that the reason why there is not much seating is because you are expected to keep moving. A bit unfair on people like the elderly!

Overall, I loved this place as there was so much to do inside..... I still can't get over how big it is! I thought Westfield in London was big but that just doesn't come anywhere near to the size of Dubai Mall!!

Thank AsifakaAk
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Basically i Lived in UAE for about 4 years... during this time i always went to Dubai Mall on Every Weekend due the closeness from where i stayed. Huge Place and Please wear sneakers or jogging shoes if you are planning on spending some time here. Carry plenty of water. Because finding a store selling water bottles can be tricky. There are Drinking Water faucets where you can refill... My Favourite place was the Aquarium.

Thank da_cheeky_one
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