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Mall of the Emirates is the world’s first shopping resort, in the heart of Dubai.
It features about 630+ brands, in an area of 233,467 sqm. It includes department stores, fashion and lifestyle. It also has sports, electronics, home furnishing and the largest Carrefour in the city.
The mall is the perfect destination for families. It offers fun attractions and activities such as Magic Planet, VOX Cinemas and Ski Dubai. On top of that, with more than 100 dining and café selections, the mall has something for everyone.
Mall of the Emirates provides an unmatched luxury, with more than 80 of the world’s most renowned designer brands.
For the guest’s comfort, the mall has two adjoining hotels. The 5-star Kempinski Mall of the Emirates and the 5-star Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates Hotel.
Mall of the Emirates is a shopping mall in Dubai. Developed and owned by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, it opened in November 2005 and is located at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed road.
The multi-level shopping mall currently features more than 630 retail outlets, 7900 parking spaces, over 100 restaurants and cafés, 80 luxury stores, and 250 flagship stores. It has a total gross leasable area of 255,489 square meters. It also hosts family leisure activities including Ski Dubai (the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort and snow park), the 500-seat capacity Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre, and Magic planet, one of the largest indoor family entertainment centers in Dubai.
In November 2005, it was named the World’s Leading New Shopping Mall at the World Travel Awards in London. In 2017, Forbes named Mall of the Emirates as one of the top five shopping malls in Dubai.
The project was launched in October 2003 at an estimated cost of AED 800 million (US$218 million) and was scheduled to be completed in September 2005. The architecture in the three-story complex combines Arabic and Mediterranean elements, with each level connected to a car park.
The mall was designed by the American architectural firm F+A Architects. The main building contract was handled by Khansaheb, while the Ski Dubai contract was given to Pomagalski. The chair lifts in the snow park and the structural steelworks were handled by Emirates Building System and the piling by Bauer.
The mall opened for business on 28 September 2005 with an official inauguration in November.
Mall of the Emirates’ AED 1 billion multi-stage redevelopment project, Evolution 2015, completed in September 2015. The new Fashion District featuring 30 contemporary brands marked the completion of Phase 1. Phase 2 has added a second taxi rank located next to Ski Dubai on level 4. Phase 3, unveiled a new retail extension on Level 2 – an additional 36,000sqm of retail space added to include 40 new retailers
On 10 September 2013, Mall of the Emirates announced a multi-stage redevelopment project worth an estimated AED 1 billion (US$274 million), which is called Evolution 2015. Phase one of the project which will increase 5,000 sqm area more is already completed but expected to open in mid-2015 includes new shopping, dining, and entertainment concepts. However, due to the limitations of its location, the mall will be expanded upwards by constructing a second floor on top of the Carrefour area.
On 25 August 2014, Mall of the Emirates announced phase two of its strategic redevelopment project, Evolution 2015 which is now currently underway. In this stage, the mall will be expanded by a gross leasable area of 26,000-meter sq. This project includes an additional of 1300 new spaces for car parking, 12 new restaurants, new prayer rooms for both, men and women, and the relocation of the current VOX Cinemas which will now have 24 screens.
The new expansion project “Evolution 2015” was officially opened on 28 September 2015 which increased the gross leasable area to 26,000-meter sq. On 30 September 2015, David Beckham visited the mall for the inauguration of the Adidas store which was built in the newly expanded section.
When is Mall of the Emirates open?
Mall of the Emirates is open: Sun - Wed 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Thu - Sat 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Do you need to book in advance to visit Mall of the Emirates?
We recommend booking Mall of the Emirates tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.
What's the best way to see Mall of the Emirates?
According to Tripadvisor travelers, these are the best ways to experience Mall of the Emirates: Half Day Dubai City Tour (From $40.00) City Sightseeing Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour (From $55.00) Dubai Shopping Tour (From $72.00) Old and Modern Dubai City Tour with Dubai Frame Visit and Blue Mosque Visit (From $65.00) Dubai Open Top Magical Night Tour (From $50.40)
What hotels are near Mall of the Emirates?
Hotels near Mall of the Emirates: (0.17 mi) Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates (0.21 mi) Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel Dubai (0.25 mi) Flora Al Barsha Hotel At The Mall (0.27 mi) Novotel Suites Dubai Mall of the Emirates (0.31 mi) Citymax Hotel Al Barsha
What restaurants are near Mall of the Emirates?
Restaurants near Mall of the Emirates: (0.01 mi) Paul Restaurant (0.01 mi) Starbucks (0.01 mi) Vanellis (0.02 mi) Karam Beirut (0.02 mi) Tribes
What attractions are near Mall of the Emirates?
Attractions near Mall of the Emirates: (0.01 mi) Dreamscape (0.03 mi) Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre (0.04 mi) Al Jaber Gallery (0.13 mi) Ski Dubai (0.09 mi) Al Marjan Tourism