Here are some quick facts you need to know about the largest mall in the world.
Words by Aneesha in The Lifestyle · Jun 11th, 2018
One rarely is unaware of Dubai Mall when they come to visit the city. Located right next to the Burj Khalifa, visitors and tourists can only access the tower through this particular mall. The Dubai Mall is the largest mall in the world, with a host of attractions for families, including a world-class recently refurbished cinema, an amusement park, a haunted mansion, an aquarium, an ice rink and a virtual reality park.
The Dubai Mall has recently even added a new fashion extension as part of a much larger planned extension in order to attractive up to a 100 million visitors annually. Dubai Mall should be on every fashionista's checklist as it's home to over a thousand brands - from Louis Vuitton to Chanel.
The mall receives over 80 million visitors annually, many flocking to see the home to the tallest building, to get their shopping fix, or even to take a boat and see the Dubai Fountain. Dubai Mall also offers a personal shopping service in addition to the concierge service that you can take advantage of. It also has its very own traditional style souk where you can buy the finest jewelry. There is also an an open-air streetscape called the The Village. The Dubai Mall is also home to countless restaurants, cafes and more. There's even an extensive bookstore called Kinokuniya.
The Dubai Mall also has plenty of activations throughout the year; from live shows to brand activations. The most notable one this year was the inclusion of the comic book character Deadpool at the Human Waterfalls exhibit.
The Dubai Mall also has a direct connection with a lot of residences and hotels. The hotels that are directly linked to the mall include The Address Dubai Mall, The Address Downtown Dubai & The Address BLVD.
The mall is linked to the Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa metro station via an air conditioned travelator. This travelator will connect you to some upcoming residences as well, such as Downtown Views I & II, and The Address Residence Sky Views.