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“Take with you alot of money...”
Review of The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall
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Modern Dubai tour with Burj Khalifa ticket
Ranked #3 of 394 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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Khartoum, Sudan
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“Take with you alot of money...”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The mall is huge and spectacular. From the aquarium to the water fountains to the good view of Burj Khalifa. All or most designer shops are there. Found it very expensive but it is understandable since it a main attraction. I went into one of the toy shops to get my kids wii games and the assistants at shop totally ignored me for 10mins as i figured out what i wanted, but they would all race to assist an Arab or western customer. So i didn't buy but did complain though i'm sure nothing happened. Would not recommend an African to shop there as they are looked down upon but would be nice to window shop.

Visited February 2014
Thank J W
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144 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Just huge!”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Its like any other mall with tons and tons of shopping, eateries and what have you. The best part that I enjoyed was the souqs (air-conditioned) and the fountains.. Otherwise you can find all the designer brands under the sun in this place!

Visited June 2014
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Bloomington, Minnesota
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

We did not have enough time to even walk through a third of the mall. Mostly went to see the fountain show, which was impressive!

Visited October 2013
Thank AJey2007
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Petrie, Australia
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014

There is SO much here, not just browse the vast array of shops from designer brand stores to the less expensive shops, but a skating rink, an aquarium, a gamezone area (Sega Republic) with rides, coffee shops galore including the Ducati café which is worth a visit if you're into bikes AND, in the entry foyer, a re-constructed actual skeleton of a Diplodocus - huge ... and MUCH more that we didn't see. Most attractions are free - you do pay to actually skate but you can watch for nothing as we did. Playing the games is pay as you go, and I think there's a charge to enter the aquarium, but you can watch fish, sharks, rays etc., in the huge tank from the mall for nothing. We missed the hotel shuttle so grabbed a cab which was very reasonable, and caught the shuttle back. Worth taking a look at the Dubai Mall website which seems up to date at time of writing this.

Visited July 2014
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Just go!”
Reviewed 12 August 2014

High street and designer shops, lots of restaurants and things to do, this mall has everything! If you go out the back of the mall there is the Dubai fountain display, only last a few minutes but is worth watching I think it plays every 15 ,I tunes too!

Visited July 2014
Thank Lauren M
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