The vibe of Dubai Mall is contagious and be it anyone from the family, this place has something for everyone. Find out what are the major Dubai Mall attractions and things to do that makes it most visited building on the planet.

Shopping is amazing, but what if you go to a mall and you are perfectly distracted by abundant of other entertainment activities. Dubai Mall is one such unique and world-renowned mall that owns the widest shopping hub, accessing the most covetable luxury brands, and, is also capable of providing you with the extremely delicious food, endless fun for kids and oodles of adventures.

What to do in Dubai Mall?

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World’s second-largest mall and the ultimate family destination, Dubai Mall is worth at spending time. Fancy brands, beautiful aquarium, reef cinemas and theme park, this mall is everything you’ve dreamt of.

Organising the list of all awesome mall things and places, here is the rundown from great heights to an underwater zoo-

1.You can shop

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The priority thing one can think of in a mall is to shop like crazy, especially when it’s one of the stunning malls in the world. Whether you’re looking out for a dress at Anniversary, housewarming, wedding or just travel, over 1000 retailers are available to serve you. Chanel to Tiffany & Co., fashion & electronics to beauty & furnishing, the mall could turn out to be a shopping marathon field.

2.You can dine

Dine at Dubai Shopping Mall Restaurant and Food Outlet

It has a 250-room luxury hotel, plus 120 restaurants and cafes. And this is enough to say that a delicious and scrumptious meal is promised here. While you decide to take a break on a shopping spree, devour into the gastronomical delights at eateries like Guy Fierie’s Kitchen, Spoon & Glaze, Bateel, Booba, Cafe Barbera, California Pizza Kitchen and lot more.

3.You can playKidZania


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Let your kids have the real exposure to the world and gain knowledge at KidZania. It is an interactive children city that sharps your child’s life skills and introduces them to a social group. You will be happy to see their bright faces and even a brighter future. Through fun games and role-plays, kids will polish their communication knack, choose careers, make critical decisions, act creatively and work together.



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If your child is a football maniac and is a Messi or Ronaldo fan, drop him at the Goal in Dubai Mall. He will just cherish the learning and training there as he gets to play the best football with bunch of other children.

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5.You can watch

1.Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

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Dubai Aquarium is home to 33,000 marine animals and it is a visible delight to stare at these majestic creatures. It’s like the mysteries of the deep ocean has been revealed in one of the largest aquariums of the world that holds 10 million litres of water and the largest collection of sand tiger sharks anywhere. There are 140 species and the tunnel is framed to envelop you from the overhead as if you are surrounded by these sharks and fishes from all sides.

2.Dubai Fountain

Dubai never ceases to surprise you- and through the deck of Dubai Mall, you can gaze at the world’s largest choreographed fountain system. It is a spectacular combination of water and lights dancing smoothly. This looks bewildering as the fountain rises and drops at the rhythm of divine music.

3.Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa

Another achievement in the emirate’s glory is the world’s tallest building Burj Khalifa which is the neighbour of Dubai Mall. The view is captivating and you can keep praising its beauty, opulence and design all day round. If you take a further step and reach the top of Burj Khalifa, don’t miss to observe the 360-degree views of the emirate on 124th floor.

4.Reel Cinemas

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This remarkable cinema hall features THX-certified speakers and 26 screens to make movie watching a treat and thereby earns the title of the largest cineplex in the world and also being home to the world’s most luxurious cinema. With an unmissable selection of films from all over the world, you and/or family is going to have a whale of a time.

6.You can ride

To all people who are fascinated by the virtual world, must visit VR Park. It is the latest addition as a two-storeyed indoor theme park which will blow your mind with the unusual combination of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) via 18 interactive experiences and rides, making it one of its kind in the Middle East. It has pushed the boundaries of human concepts by adjoining the reality with imagination. This imaginary nirvana is available in almost all genres- adrenaline, horror, leisure and more.

7.You can dive

We already told you that Dubai Aquarium offers the marvel of nature but are they real? Looking at this flowing fishes and jumping right inside with the sharks and giant fishes are two different things. Get up close and upfront with these marine species by diving right into the water.

8.You can fly

Airbus A380 at Dubai MAll

Keeping all the shopping and playing aside, here is one of the exceptional things to do- flying a plane. We aren’t kidding; you can captain your one Airbus A380 and discover the challenges of flying the largest commercial aeroplane. To test your skills, you get to choose the path and airport too.

9.You can skate

For those looking to ice skate for the first time to the pros of skate, this Olympic -sized Dubai Ice Rink is the dream skating academy. Take a beginner’s class or a refresher course, join evening disco session, host birthday parties or go freestyle with friends and family.

10.You can fear

Hysteria is one of the eerie experiences you are ever going to witness. This is the first haunted attraction in Dubai and it makes sure you are scared out of your wits. Residents like Sykomaniak, Maddy Butler, and Fifi Sue can make your blood run cold with their scaring looks, special effects, fog, strobe lights and dangerous energies. The only advice is- you are knocking the door at your own risk.

Things to do in Dubai Mall without spending a penny!

It’s huge news-standing under the roof of something extraordinary in its architecture and services, and you get to do something for FREE! Here is a checklist of some exciting stuff-

1.Strolling on the Fashion Avenue

Staged over 440,000 square feet, the shopping centre Fashion Avenue boasts an astonishingly large selection of fashion brands. This humungous space is opened with a hydraulic catwalk and gives you the perfect shopping escapade. Also, the famous brands are available with their finest range of products.

2.Gazing at one the oldest relics of the dinosaur

Want to say hello to the 155 million-year-old resident of the earth? Sounds outlandish, isn’t it? Located in the heart of Souk Dome, stands the towering and intriguing exhibit of a genuine fossil of a dinosaur named Dubai Dino. This sneak-peek will transport you to the Jurassic World.

3.Ride in the VR Park

There are prices of the different rides and attractions in the VR Park deepening on what you choose, but the entry to this high tech place is free.

4.Watch the show of Dubai Fountain

Starting at 7 pm, the dance of fountain lasts for 5 minutes and then sways after every 30 minutes on a different song.

1.Who won’t love to stop over at this place?

And if you still not looking forward, the other best reason to visit Dubai Mall now is the magnificent Dubai Shopping Festival, which started back on 28th December and will be on its last page on 2nd Feb 2019. Explore the bigger and better of this shopping centre with grand takeaways, special prizes and tempting cashback.