Sightseeing and shopping go hand-in-hand at Dubai Mall


Dubai Mall is admired around the world as one of the largest shopping malls. It offers the best shopping experience, dining, leisure, adventure under one roof. Tourists flock to Dubai Mall to see the things it has up its sleeve for the visitors. It is part of Downtown Dubai which includes the landmarks of Dubai like Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain.

The only thing which would confuse you a bit is the mall itself. You would have to rely on the interactive maps to locate the shops and navigate inside due to its sheer size.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Peep into the mysterious world of marine creatures inside Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo. You will find it easily as pointers are leading to the aquarium. It is a walk with many aquatic animals along the 48-meter tunnel which offers a fish-eye view. Take a trip in the glass-bottom boat where the fish will move under your feet. Get into the snorkeling cage or swim with the sharks. 

Dubai Fountain

Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa stand on the shore of a beautiful artificial lake which has a visual treat for everyone. The Dubai Fountain lies in this lake and it allures people all around the world to visit Dubai. Did you know that it is the world’s largest performing fountain? You will get goosebumps as the water rises high and dances to music. 

The Dubai Fountain is the center of attraction in Downtown Dubai and most of the times, it is crowded. If you are visiting the place on Fridays, reach early and find the perfect place to have an obstructive view of the fountain. The musical fountain will make you groove. It is refreshing, especially in the summer as the water will splash to your face.

Burj Khalifa

Dubai Mall stands next to Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. The mall and its premises offer magnificent views of the awe-inspiring structure. Take some selfies with the background of Burj Khalifa. Well, many of the people who visit Dubai Mall are killing two birds with one stone. They have a look at the shopping mall and also Burj Khalifa. 

Once you look at the tallest structure, you will get an urge to climb to the top of it. The entrance to the top of Burj Khalifa is inside the Dubai Mall. There are two observation decks at the Burj Khalifa. The lower desk is called ‘At the Top’ and the upper one is called ‘At the Top Sky’. Look down at the city by standing at the top of the sky.


Don’t worry if your children are annoyed at long shopping hours. Take them to the Kidzania and they will forget about the time. Kidzania is a replica of a city where children play roles in real life to learn many things. Here, they internalize the ways to become a responsible citizen. It is a center for children aged between four and sixteen. They work as doctors, engineers and journalists. They are also ‘paid’ for their job which they can spend inside the city.

Dubai Mall Waterfall

The Human Waterfall is an iconic feature of Dubai Mall. As finding someone inside the mall is a hard nut to crack, use this as a point of meeting. The fiberglass sculptures in the waterfall are shaped like divers. It is a favorite photo spot in the mall.

The waterfall races down the four floors. However, the best spot to take the pictures is from the ground level. The human figures give a sense of stillness to the water falling besides. This makes the waterfall a remarkable sight.

Dubai Mall is the perfect destination on holiday. It is ideal for shopping and sightseeing experience. Don’t miss the Burj Khalifa and Fountain which are outside the mall. 

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