Mall Of The Emirates


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Distance (From Dubai): 28 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Place Location: On Sheikh Zayed Road

Transportation Options: Cab / Metro

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 6 km from Burj Al Arab and 28 km from Dubai International Airport, the Mall of the Emirates is a shopping mall located at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai. It is one of the popular places to visit in Dubai for Shopaholics.

Developed and owned by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, it was opened in 2005. The mall was designed by the American architectural firm F+A Architects. The multi-level shopping mall currently features more than 630 retail outlets, 7900 parking spaces, over 100 restaurants & Cafes, 80 luxury stores and 250 flagship stores. In 2017, Forbes named Mall of the Emirates as one of the top five shopping malls in Dubai.

It also hosts family leisure activities including Ski Dubai, and Magic planet, one of the largest indoor family entertainment centers in Dubai. Ski Dubai is an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of the indoor ski area. It is the largest indoor ski park in the world. The park has a Snow Park, ski slopes, an ice museum and a skiing academy for those who wish to learn skiing. Apart from the regular facilities, Ski Dubai also hosts various events and concerts and a very cozy eatery called the Avalanche Cafe which has a balcony that faces the ski slopes.

Magic Planet is an indoor family entertainment center with two entertainment zones for children and young adults. It has a ten-pin bowling alley with 12 lanes, pool and billiard tables, 180 amusement machines, and other attractions including a carousel, racing simulators, Jumping Star, soft play and bumper cars. It also includes the RoboCoaster and XD Dark Ride, a '7D' adventure with 3D movie graphics and 4D effects including motion, wind, and light. There's also an enormous Vox cinema. It consists of 24- screens including an IMAX with Laser theatre, Vox Kids, 4DX Cinema and Theatre by Rhodes.

Timings: 10 AM - 1 AM

Entry: Free, AED. 180 for Adults & AED. 150 for Children for Ski Slope