Mall of the Emirates is a shopping mall which was opened in November 2005 and is developed & owned by Majid Al Futtaim Properties and located in Dubai at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road. The multi-level shopping center currently features more than 560 international brands, more than 700 stores, 11 anchor stores with a total gross leasable area (GLA) of 234,479 sqm including department stores, fashion, lifestyle, sports, electronics and home furnishing outlets.
Leisure activities include: Ski Dubai (the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort and snow park), leading luxury clothing and footwear brands, and more than 90 international dining and café options.
The Ibn Battuta Mall is a large shopping mall on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai close to Interchange 6 for Jebel Ali Village. Having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4,500 parking spaces on a total of 521,000 square meters, Ibn Battuta is the world’s largest themed shopping mall.
It consists of six courts, each of whose designs are inspired by some of the countries visited by the great Moroccan Berber explorer, Ibn Battuta:
- Egypt Court
- India Court
- China Court
- Andalusia Court
- Persia Court
- Tunisia Court
The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) is a business complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, built by Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. It is located along Sheikh Zayed Road at the Trade Centre Roundabout. The complex comprises the original tower (built in 1978), eight exhibition halls, the Dubai International Convention Centre.
The 39-storey office tower stands 149 metres (489 feet) tall and a majority of the floors are let commercially. At the time it was built, it was the tallest building in Dubai (and UAE) and the first high rise along Sheikh Zayed Road. The tenants of the building include Federal Express, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, MasterCard International, Schlumberger, Sony, UOP LLC, U.S. law firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, and the consulates of Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United States of America. The building is featured on the 100 dirham banknote.
Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010, and is part of the new 2 sqm (490-acre) development called Downtown Dubai at the ‘First Interchange’ along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai’s main business district.
Burj Khalifa was designed to be the centerpiece of a large-scale, mixed-use development that would include 30,000 homes, nine hotels (including The Address Downtown Dubai), 3 hectares (7.4 acres) of parkland, at least 19 residential towers, Dubai Mall, and the 12-hectare (30-acre) man-made Burj Khalifa Lake.
Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall based on total area and fourteenth largest by gross leasable area. Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), it is part of the 20-billion-dollar Downtown Dubai complex.
The “most-visited retail and entertainment destination” includes 1,300 retail outlets, with two capacious department stores, and a variety of more than 200 different food and beverage outlets.
The Dubai Mall also offers a variety of other family entertainment options like the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo (featuring thousands of aquatic animals and a 270-degree walkthrough tunnel), a Virtual Reality Park, KidZania® (an innovative children’s ‘edutainment’ concept), an Olympic-sized Ice Rink, spacious multi experience Cinema and more.
Dubai Golf, a leisure subsidiary owned by wasl Asset Management Group, with its world-class golf courses and luxurious clubhouses, harbours some of the most spectacular locations for golf, events and entertainment in the region. It manages the two leading golf clubs in Dubai-Emirates Golf Club and Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.
Dubai Golf manages an online tee time booking system for its 3 golf courses as well as servicing a central reservations office that books golf at all the UAE golf courses.
It also provides a wide range of market leading golf and leisure related services including fine dining restaurants, golf academies, recreation amenities and residential developments.
Jumeirah Beach is a white sand beach that is located and named after the Jumeirah district of Dubai. It stretches along the south coast of the city’s historic district to the junction with The Palm Jumeirah and terminates between the southern end of the Jumeirah Beach Residence (adjacent to the Dubai Marina district) and the port facilities at Jebel Ali.
Jumeirah Beach Road features large hotels, resorts, restaurants, shopping malls, and entertainment, including the Burj Al Arab (Arab Tower), Wild Wadi Water Park, Kite Beach, and the old-style Madinat Jumeirah.
The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial archipelago created using land reclamation by Nakheel, a company owned by the Dubai government in United Arab Emirates and was designed and developed by HHCP architects. It is one of three planned islands called the Palm Islands (Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira) which would have extended into the Persian Gulf, increasing Dubai’s shoreline by a total of 520 kilometres (320 mi). The Palm Jumeirah features different exciting attractions like Aquaventure waterpark, The Pointe, Nakheel Mall and more.
The Wild Wadi Water Park is an outdoor water park in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Situated in the area of Jumeirah, next to the Burj Al Arab and the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.
Wild Wadi has a heated/cooled wave pool, multiple water slides and two artificial surfing machines. Another feature of the park is an 18 m (59 ft) waterfall that goes off every ten minutes. The water park also has two gift shops, three restaurants and two snack stands.
Global Village is Dubai’s leading family entertainment and cultural attraction with a unique shopping experience at pavilions representing different countries. Global Village also offers a variety of dining options from different cuisines, along with thrill rides and children rides at the Carnival. Launched in 1997, Global Village is the region’s largest and first ever multi-cultural festival park. Every year, it has over 5 million visitors from across the globe.
The Dubai Miracle Garden is a flower garden located in the district of Dubailand, Dubai. The garden was launched on Valentine’s Day in 2013. The garden spread over 72,000 square meters making it the world's largest natural flower garden featuring over 109 million flowers planted. Major attractions within the Miracle Garden are the Floral clock, Colorful peacocks, Butterfly park and Aromatic garden.
Dubai Parks and Resorts is set to be the region’s largest integrated theme park destination comprising three theme parks: Motiongate™ Dubai, a movie inspired theme park showcasing some of Hollywood’s most beloved characters from DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Studios and Lionsgate; Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, the first theme park based on the sights and sounds of Bollywood; as well as LEGOLAND® Dubai, a unique, interactive theme park for families which will bring the well-known LEGO® brick to life in a playful learning environment; and LEGOLAND® Water Park, the region’s first water park catering to families with children aged 2-12.
IMG Worlds of Adventures is Dubai’s first mega themed entertainment destination promising visitors from around the world the excitement of four epic adventure zones in one location. Two of the four zones represent renowned global brands Cartoon Network and MARVEL, while IMG Boulevard and the Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure zones are original concepts created by the IMG Group. Once open, IMG Worlds of Adventure is the largest temperature controlled indoor themed entertainment destination in the world, covering an area in excess of 1.5 million square feet. With the capacity to welcome more than 20,000 guests a day, the destination will feature a unique array of adrenaline-pumping roller coasters, thrill rides, and spine-tingling attractions based on popular Cartoon Network characters, iconic MARVEL Super Heroes and hair-raising dinosaurs. Additionally, the destination is home to a number of world-firsts, a variety of themed retail stores, exclusive dining venues, and a 12-screen state-of-the-art cinema.
Dubai Outlet Mall is a shopping mall, part of Dubai Outlet City in Dubai, UAE. The shopping mall is located in Dubailand. The mall was opened in August 2007 and is located on the Dubai-Al Ain Road near the Dubai Bypass Road interchange. The mall is dedicated to being a true and ultimate value retail destination with snap up discounts between 30%-90% on majority of products available in the 240 stores on offer, as well as with a very comprehensive food and beverage choices, the mall is also home to the first Chuck E Cheese’s family entertainment venue in the UAE.
Shopping mall with fashion, homeware and lifestyle stores, plus restaurants and kids’ play centre.
Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club first opened in Dubai, UAE, in 1993, comprising an 18-hole par 71 championship golf course with a distinctively sail-shaped clubhouse. It was home to the first golf academy in the Middle East.
Meydan Racecourse is a racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The grandstand is over a mile in length, and can accommodate over 60,000 spectators. Meydan opened on 27 March 2010, replacing Nad Al Sheba Racecourse, which formerly occupied the same site.
BurJuman is one of the oldest shopping malls in Dubai, in the residential area of Bur Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is developed and owned by Al Ghurair Group.
The Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding is a non-profit Organization which promotes awareness of Emirati culture, customs, traditions and religion among expatriates and foreign visitors in the United Arab Emirates, as well as aiming to remove cultural barriers.
Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood is a historic district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The construction of Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood dates back to the 1890s. In its prime, the locality was capable of supporting 60 housing units, most of which were separated by narrow, winding lanes.
Zabeel Park is an urban public park located in the Zabeel district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is bounded by Sheikh Rashid Road to the north, the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road to the northwest, while the Sheikh Zayed Road cuts through the south.
Al Shindagha, sometimes spelled Al Shindagah or Al Shindaga, is a neighborhood in the traditional centre of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. From 1912 to 1958, the then ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum, lived in the area.
Dubai Gold Souk or Gold Souk, is a traditional market in Dubai, UAE. The souk is located in Dubai’s commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya. The souk consists of over 380 retailers, most of whom are jewelry traders.
Located on a manmade island 280m off Jumeirah Beach, Burj Al Arab (meaning Tower of the Arabs) is reportedly the world's only 7-star hotel which is also the fourth tallest hotel in the world. Measuring 321m, the hotel was opened in 1999 and was designed to resemble a ship's sail.
Stylish waterfront development with restaurants, stores, beach activities, a cinema & a water park.
Shorefront waterpark with a lazy river, surf pool, slides, beach cabanas & food outlets.
Dubai Museum is the main museum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is located in the Al Fahidi Fort, built in 1787 and is the oldest existing building in Dubai. The museum was opened by the Ruler of Dubai in 1971, with the aim of presenting the traditional way of life in the Emirate of Dubai
Alserkal Avenue, established by the socially responsible cultural enterprise of the same name in 2008, is a famous cultural district in the Al Quoz industrial area of Dubai. Spanning 500,000 sqft, the space comprises contemporary art galleries, non-profit organisations, and homegrown businesses, enabling a creative community of entrepreneurs, artists, designers and artisanal spaces. Alserkal Avenue is most known for its various exhibitions, activities, galleries, studios and more. Currently, it has approximately 40 warehouses that have been converted into a space for imagination and creativity.
OliOli® is an innovative children’s museum located in the Al Quoz area. Named after the Hawaiian word for ‘joy’, the venue has been created with the inputs of museum experts, psychologists, educators and artists from over 12 countries. Catering to children of all ages, OliOli® comprises 8 galleries that contain more than 45 interactive exhibits. Kids can use this venue to explore and discover various learning-themed exhibits that foster non-judgmental play, creativity and education. The museum also holds several exhibitions and workshops through the year.
Where the Old Meets the New — this is the tagline of Al Seef Dubai as it covers a span of about 1.8 km spread into different phases. There’s an area where it’s modern, and there’s an area where you can see windtowers and stones which reflects back to the history of the UAE. It’s really blended well that it’s perfect for a relaxing stroll especially at night.
The Museum of Illusions in Dubai takes you on a social and entertaining journey into a magical realm which delights all generations. It’s a perfect place for new experiences, fun with friends and family and is unique in this part of the Middle East. It is not only a place for children to play and learn, but also for parents, couples, grandmothers and grandfathers.
Dubai Dolphinarium is the first fully air-conditioned indoor dolphinarium in the Middle East, providing habitat to dolphins and seals, allowing the public to watch and interact with them through live shows and photo sessions. It is located in the creek side park at Bur Dubai near the Children's City.
The Dubai Frame is an architectural landmark in Zabeel Park, Dubai. It has been described by The Guardian newspaper as "the biggest picture frame on the planet”.
Dubai Marina is an affluent residential neighborhood known for The Beach at JBR, a leisure complex with al fresco dining and sandy stretches to relax on. Smart cafes and pop-up craft markets line waterside promenade Dubai Marina Walk, while Dubai Marina Mall is packed with chain and luxury fashion brands. Upscale yachts cruise through the large man-made marina, where activities range from jet-skiing to skydiving.