Dubai the city known for many great structures and buildings, amongst these mega structures is the Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the middle east with around 1,200 shops. It was opened formally only last year on the 9th of November 2008 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum at a grand ceremony. One of the main attractions in mall is the Dubai fountain, the tallest fountain in the world and shoots water up to 50 meters high. The Dubai Mall has also officially made it to the Guinness Book of World records with Dubai.
You can also read about the world famous Dubai Shopping Festival, yet another reason to visit Dubai.
The Mall also appeals to those who may be interested in ice skating with its Olympic sized Ice Rink, providing an environment of family fun and enjoyment. Another area that kids are sure to enjoy is the Kidzania, which is ideal for kids from the age of 4 to 15, with several different activities to choose from. In addition, soon to open are the Reel Cinemas, which provide movie goers with an amazing and entertaining experience. This will be the largest movie multiplex in Dubai with 22 screens.
The mall is a fashion paradise with all the world renowned fashion brands has opened their outlet to cater to the millions of global tourists visiting the Dubai mall every year. There is an artificial waterfall, ice-skating arena, an aquarium and much more…
- Aquarium and underground zoo
- Ice- Skating arena
- Shopping arena
- The promenade
- Spas & Saloons
- The Waterfall
- Fashion Avenue
Activities this year
- Presentations at the underwater zoo
- Fashion avenue entertainment-qanoon, oudh and piano players
- The state of art electronics expo
- The Dubai mall musicals-Brooklyn melodies
- The saga republic event-the sports and skills challenge,2011
How to Reach
Dubai International Airport (DXB) is the busiest airport in the Middle East. The national carrier is Emirates, which flies to more than 80 destinations in the Middle East, Europe, Australia, Africa and the Indian subcontinent. Buses run from Dubai to other parts of the UAE and surrounding countries. One useful bus route runs to Hatta from the Deira bus station. To get to most other cities in the Emirates, take a Dubai Transport bus or minibus. There are two buses a day to Muscat, Oman.