The world's largest shopping, entertainment and leisure destination
Dubai Mall is the world’s largest destination for shopping, entertainment and leisure, located next to the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. Featuring over 1,200 retail stores, two major department stores and hundreds of food and beverage outlets, Dubai Mall covers more than 1 million sqm – an area equivalent to 200 football pitches. Even an entire day spent here is not enough to see it all. Along with its 1,200-plus shops and 150 restaurants, the venue is home to a range of other fun attractions.
Want to explore one of the largest and most stunning aquariums in the world? Don’t miss the giant 10 million-litre tank at the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, which contains more than 33,000 aquatic animals and the largest collection of sand tiger sharks anywhere. There are numerous ways for visitors to experience the main Aquarium tank, which measures 51 meters in length, 20 meters in width, and 11 meters in height, and is one of the largest suspended aquariums on the planet.
Marvel at Dubai's record-breaking dancing water fountains
Witness the tallest performing fountain in the world during your visit to Downtown Dubai. The Dubai Fountain offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to immerse yourself in a captivating water, music and light experience. Submerged within the 30-acre Burj Lake, at the foot of Dubai Mall, powerful water jets are laid out strategically over an area equal to the size of two football pitches.
A dining hotspot like no other, Time Out Market has brought its irresistible food hall concept to our shores. Taking pride of place at Souk Al Bahar, the Market’s wraparound outdoor terrace presents enviable views of the Burj Khalifa and The Dubai Fountain, while inside it’s buzzing with local chefs serving up signature dishes. Since it’s all carefully curated by the city's foodies, you can expect only the very best flavours here. The line-up features homegrown eateries, lounge experiences and fresh dining concepts launched exclusively at the Market.
See the city from an elevated glass slide, bridge or tower-encircling ledge
At 219.5m above ground, Sky Views Dubai is the latest attraction to sweep visitors off their feet with mesmerising perspectives of Downtown Dubai's pristine expanses below and the sublime city skyline beyond. Perched atop the Address Sky View hotel, this architectural marvel comprises three distinct offerings for unforgettable and thrill-inducing sightseeing escapades — the Observatory, Glass Slide and Edge Walk.