The Dubai Mall is one of the largest malls in Dubai, which was built on an area of one million and one hundred thousand square meters, and is affiliated with Emaar Group.
The mall includes about 1,200 shops, which is why it is considered one of the largest malls in the world.
The Dubai Mall was opened in 2008, and 80 million visitors visited the mall in 2014 because of its distinctive marketing and entertainment.
Dubai Mall Location
Dubai Mall is located on Doha Street, in the middle of Dubai, next to Burj Khalifa.
∙ If you are coming from Abu Dhabi, take Sheikh Zayed Road.
∙ If you are coming from Al Ain, take Hatta Street.
∙ If you are coming from Dubai, take the Financial Center Street
The Dubai Mall Guide
Entertainment and things to do in Mall of Dubai
The entertainment in the Dubai Mall is completely different from what you have heard or seen in any of Dubai malls that you visited. Once you visit the Dubai Mall, you will find everything that is dazzling and new that will turn your shopping trip into an adventure that roams you in many imaginary atmospheres. Visiting Dubai Mall is a must as it is one of the best places in Dubai. All you have to do is driving to Mall of Dubai to experience luxurious and joy
Here is the Mall of Dubai Guide where you can find the most important information about Dubai Mall attractions and the most recreational things to do in Dubai Mall:
1- Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
The excitement is embodied in your entry to the world of the Dubai Mall Aquarium and the Underwater Zoo in The Mall of Dubai. More than 33,000 fish belonging to more than one hundred species will be found swimming around you everywhere inside the Aquarium Tunnel.
Imagine your circus inside an aquarium tunnel and you find a shark swimming next to it and separated from it by a fiberglass tube containing 10 million liters of water, really an exciting and enjoyable experience, that’s why it is one of the most important tourist places in Dubai.
The Dubai Mall Aquarium Timing:
The Dubai Mall Aquarium working hours is daily from 10:00am to 12:00am.
∙ Find the Underwater Zoo in the Dubai Mall on the second floor, and the aquarium tunnel on the ground floor.
∙ The duration of the tour in the Dubai Mall Aquarium is about half an hour, and in the waterpark the tour takes about an hour.
2- Dubai Ice Rink: Skating in Dubai Mall
On the ground floor of the Mall of Dubai, enjoy ice skating in one of the largest ice rinks designed according to international Olympic standards, and join the evening parties for free ice dancing, and don’t worry if you haven’t skied before, you will find many trainers to help you to take your first steps on the ice
Ice rink skating opening hours
- Daily from 10:00am to 12:00am.
- On weekends, work extends until 1:00am.
3- Dubai fountain
You often watch the dancing Dubai Fountain from outside and enjoy its amazing shows with sound and light effects, but have you ever thought about roaming inside the fountain itself!!!
Here’s the opportunity. Now enjoy riding the Abra boats that take you inside the Dubai Fountain, to be as close as possible to watching this attractive show.
And because the Dubai Fountain is famous for its distinguished location between the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa, it has been classified as one of Dubai’s most important landmarks.
The Dubai Fountain Abra boat ride Timing:
- At 1:00pm, the Abra tours begin, which start every half an hour.
- Ticket price for riding Abra boats is about 20 AED
4- Dubai Opera
Close to the Mall of Dubai, you will find a huge building in the form of a sailboat; this is the Dubai Opera, which presents musical, singing and theatrical performances.
Dubai Opera House can accommodate more than 2000 people, and at the top of Dubai Opera you will find the glass garden, which includes many of the most famous restaurants and cafes.
If you are looking for the most important tourist places in the Emirates, do not miss visiting the Dubai Opera House.
Fun and entertainment for kids will be found at KidZania in Dubai Mall. On the second floor, you will find KidZania Dubai Mall, a mini interactive city that the child joins in as if in a natural world.
Once the child arrives at KidZania Airport, he will get 50 kidzo, which is the currency circulating within KidZania city, to work in one of the areas available in the city and earn more kidzo, and exchange it at the end of the trip with many gifts.
KidZania opening hours
- Children are welcomed with their parent, daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm. • On holidays, work continues until 11:00pm.
6- Dubai Dino
At the ground level in the center of the mall you will find the mummy of Dubai Dino, one of the rarest dinosaurs dating back 155 million years, and this mummy is characterized by that about 90% of its bones are natural and was brought from America, the home of its discovery, to be placed in the mall
7- Dubai Mall Reel Cinemas
Your entertainment trip in the mall will not be complete without watching the latest Arab and international movies in Dubai Mall on one of Reel Cinemas screens, which offers 26 screens.
Reel Cinemas showroom tickets prices
- 35 AED for 2D movie
- 45 AED for 3D movie
- 130 AED for a 2D movie in the VIP hall
- 160 AED 3D movie ticket price in the VIP hall
- 130 AED in Mx4D hall
- 63 AED with Screen X technology
- 78 AED with Screen X Plus technology
- 80 AED with Barco Escape technology
- 168 AED Platinum ticket
- 125 AED Dine-In ticket
Reel Cinemas opening hours
- Daily from 10:00am to 12:00am.
- On holidays, work continues until 2:00am.
8- Hysteria: haunted house
One of the most exciting things to do in Dubai Mall that you are invited to is visiting the House of Horror Hysteria, one of the most famous attractions in Dubai.
On the second floor, beware before you enter the haunted house, and do not tolerate the Dubai Mall horror house, you will find terrifying surprises that may not be suitable for faint-hearted.
Hysteria Horror House working hours:
- You can experience panic from 10:00am to 12:00am.
- Children under the age of 13 are not allowed to enter
- Entry ticket price is 100 AED
9- VR Park
In the midst of many games designed with high craftsmanship and the presence of special equipment that enables you to enter the virtual world as if you were an essential element of the game’s characters
On an area of 7000 square meters, you can choose your favorite game from among 30 games to be part of its heroes in fighting the villains, such as:
- Fight against zombies.
- Planetary War and Space.
- The war of the mummies.
Virtual Reality opening hours:
- Daily work starts from 10:00am to 12:00am.
10- Open Air Cinema the Dubai Mall
Enjoy al fresco dining with free movies in the Downtown Eats area.
11- Dubai Creek Tower Sculpture in the Dubai Mall
In the Grand Atrium, the main hall of the mall, you can see a model of the Dubai Creek Tower. The model was executed with about three thousand kilograms of aluminum made with 3D technology, sound and light effects were added to the model to become an important landmark of the Emirates attractions.
Sound and Light Show for Dubai Creek Tower Sculpture
- Throughout the week at 5:00pm, 8:00pm and 11:00pm.
- On holidays, at 3:00pm 5:00pm, 8:00pm and 11:00pm.
12- Sega Republic Theme Park at The Dubai Mall
Among more than 250 games between interactive games, video games, action games and competition, you will find sure fun and compete with your family and friends. It is a suitable place for adults and children, and you will enjoy one of the following games:
- Laser maze.
- Spin gear.
- Wild Jungle.
Sega Republic Theme Park
- Daily from 10:00am to 12:00am.
- Entry ticket prices: within 30 AED depending on the games you choose
The most famous stores in Dubai Mall
Diversity and luxury in the offered products are the hallmark of the exhibits in the mall, and this is what will make sure that you wander among the most famous shops in Dubai Mall, which offer the most luxurious products and the most famous brands.
1- Fashion and clothing stores in Dubai Mall
Among more than 200 famous international brands, enjoy the luxury of choosing your clothes; you will have a five-star experience by shopping inside the fashion hall for women and men.
In the luxury fashion hall, you will be dazzled by the luxury of the place, where the white marble floors, the walls decorated with onyx, luxurious carpets with a moving glass ceiling that allows sunlight to enter the place, and you will find the most important luxury brands in Dubai Mall such as:.
- Dolce & Gabbana.
2- Electronics stores
Everything that is innovative and modern in the field of electronics you will inevitably find in the electronics stores in Dubai Mall, and you will find many smart phones and digital devices in these stores:.
- Grand Stores Digital.
- Apple Dubai Mall Store on the first floor.
- Astronomy Express
3- Perfume and cosmetics shops in Dubai Mall
The most luxurious international brands of perfumes you will find in the perfume and cosmetics stores in Dubai Mall, such as:
∙ Areej Al Ameerat
∙ Isla Beauty.
∙ Urban Decay.
∙ Dubai Mall Furniture Stores
If you dream of furnishing your home with elegant and distinctive furniture, you must visit the furniture stores in Dubai Mall, which display the most luxurious products in the world of furniture for the most famous brands, such as:
∙ Bloomingdale’s Furniture.
∙ Persian carpets house.
∙ Al Shareif Gallery
4- Waitrose Groceries in The Dubai Mall
For the first time, Waitrose supermarket outside the borders of the UK for all food products that mimics that nature of ordinary markets.
5- The Dubai Mall Indoor Gold Souk
220 stores have been dedicated for selling gold and named “The Indoor Gold Souk” in The Dubai Mall, and this part was designed in the old heritage Arabic style.
- Jacob & Co.
Al Fardan Jewels & Precious Stones
- Alexander McQueen
The most important Restaurants and Cafes in Dubai Mall
Certainly, after touring the mall, you will need a café or restaurant to relax in.
We promise you a unique experience in eating the most delicious international and Arab dishes by visiting the most famous restaurants in Dubai, and the world at all.
Lovers of American cuisine, you are invited to visit the Food Court, which includes 40 restaurants that serve fast food, including:
- Krispy Kreme
As for lovers of international dishes, they are ready to visit the following restaurants: • Chili’s
- Guy Fieri’s Kitchen
But if you get tired of your tour, you will find one of the cafes that you like out of 120 cafes, including:
- Rubicon Café on the second floor
- PappaRoti Cafe on the first floor.
- Rainforest Cafe
Hotels near Dubai Mall
There are many hotels near Dubai Mall, and all of them offer luxurious five-star accommodation, and this is due to the distinction of the location in which the mall is located and as an important landmark in the Emirates.
Best hotels near Dubai Mall:
- Armani Hotel Dubai
The hotel is located close to the mall, next to Burj Khalifa, and is one of the best five-star luxury hotels in Dubai, and was designed by international designer Giorgio Armani.
The hotel consists of six floors and includes about 160 rooms, and its location is close to important areas such as:
- Dubai Mall is a 15-minute walk away.
- Dubai International Financial Center is half an hour’s walk away.
- The Dubai Fountain is 20 minutes away.
- Near to Dubai Mall Station, 10 minutes away
- Address Downtown Hotel
The Address Downtown Hotel is one of the most famous five-star hotels in Dubai. It consists of 63 floors and includes more than 200 rooms.
Its prime location close to:
- Dubai Mall is 10 minutes away.
- City Walk Shopping Center is 30 minutes away.
- Burj Khalifa is 20 minutes away.
- The Dubai Fountain.
- The Palace Downtown Hotel
One of the most important hotels in Dubai is The Palace Downtown Hotel, a five-star hotel, which includes 242 rooms, 7 restaurants and a conference hall, and is close to many vital areas such as:.
- Dubai Mall
- Burj Khalifa
- Al Bahar Souk
Dubai Mall services
The mall administration was keen to provide many services to visitors at the Dubai Mall to make their trip inside the mall more comfortable, such as:
- Free Wi-Fi is available inside the Dubai Mall.
- Provides wheelchairs for the elderly and baby strollers to enjoy walking around the mall easily.
- ATM machines everywhere in the mall.
- Delivery service.
- Charging centers for phones.
- There is more than one childcare room on each floor of the mall.
- Security and guarding throughout the mall to roam safely.
- Emaar Gift Cards.
- parking at Dubai Mall that can accommodate more than 14,000 cars
Top attractions accessible from the Dubai Mall
∙ Dubai Fountain
∙ Dubai Mall Waterfalls
∙ Burj Khalifa
∙ Souk Al Bahar
∙ The Armani Spa
∙ Dubai Opera
Dubai Mall Timing:
- Daily from 10:00am to 12:00am.
- On holidays, opening hours continues until 1:00am.