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The Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall

Free admission
Dubai Mall, Doha St, Dubai

The Basics

The Dubai Mall’s outlets and family entertainments draw all types of visitor. The array of fashion houses, sportswear, children’s shops, and more make it an exciting shopping experience, while entertainment-seekers will love Dubai Ice Rink, Dubai Aquarium, and the Burj Khalifa ‘At The Top’ observatories. Other musts include Dubai Dino, the Jurassic-era dinosaur skeleton displayed at the Souk Dome. It's no surprise that the mall features on many Dubai tours—usually as an exterior photo op. Some tours include a guided walk and free time to shop, while others add on entry to the Burj Khalifa, Ski Dubai, or Dubai Aquarium.

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Dubai Sightseeing Day Trip from Abu Dhabi
Dubai Sightseeing Day Trip from Abu Dhabi
star-4.5
$86.00 per adult
Traveler Favorite
Dubai sightseeing
Very good trip With an excellent guide. Lots of photostops and a long a stop at the Dubai mall for lunch.
Anders_E, Apr 2022

Recent reviews from experiences in Dubai

star-5
Great guide
Danessa_L, May 2022
Dubai full day tour with Entry ticket to Burj Khalifa at the Top
Naveen was fantastic. Local, knowledgeable, patient, and so approachable. He went above and beyond in providing us information and tending to our individual questions. I appreciated the audio of the tour itself and the convenience of the air-conditioned, safe, clean his driving us around Dubai and even ending at Dubai Mall. Thank you for a great comprehensive tour of Dubai city!!
star-4
Birthday Celebration
Beverly_C, Apr 2022
Big Bus Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
I did like the big bus. My only issue was that the stops on the app are not the same as the actual stops. The stop that was suppose to be at the Dubai Marina Mall does not exist anymore ( because of Covid). And there should be signs that indicate where the stops are; for instance " Big Bus stops here". Other than those issues I really like the concept. I would do it again
star-5
Great tour!
Jan_D, Mar 2022
Full Day Dubai City Tour with Burj Khalifa Ticket 'At the Top'
The tour guide was on time to pick me up from my hotel. The car was clean and tidy. The city tour was great! It was a very enjoyable day!
star-5
Thorough tour. Excellent guide.
stanley_s, Feb 2022
Dubai full day tour with Entry ticket to Burj Khalifa at the Top
Very thorough. Excellent guide snd driver. Attentive to our safety. We saw everything. English easy to understand.
star-5
great tour
Travis_W, Jan 2022
Dubai Top Five Attractions Tour with Admission Ticket and Optional Buffet Dinner
Tour guide was very knowledgeable and kind. Nice and clean van. Visited all the top attractions in a couple of hours, with time for pics and to explore.
star-5
Awesome tour!
Therese_S, Jun 2022
Stunning Night Tour with Palm Fountain and Dubai Fountain with the Burj Khalifa
Tour guide Siddique was awesome. Knowledgeable and very helpful. I felt very spoilt as I had a tour all to myself! Night time is a great time to see the city!
star-5
Really Good and Good Value for Money
Eddie_G, Jun 2022
Dubai Open Top Magical Night Tour
Really enjoyable tour. Cecilia was very knowledgable and quite funny. I thought it was good value for money. Definitely worth doing it at night rather than during the day as the discomfort from the heat reduced as the tour went on - I can imagine it being quite unbearable during the day.
star-5
They need to mark bus...
Clark, Jun 2022
Big Bus Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
They need to mark bus stops with their name and logo. Had to wait in hot sun for 40 minutes to get on bus after dhow ride.
star-5
Highly recommended tour guide and cost effective package
Sanjay_K, May 2022
Half Day Dubai City Sightseeing Tour
Irshad was very knowledgeable about in and out of Dubai area, quite understanding and accommodative to our needs and went above and beyond our expectations with the trip. Cost effective package, highly recommended. We definitely are planning to do a repeat later.
star-5
Best experience ever!!
Rafael_B, May 2022
Full Day Dubai City Tour with Burj Khalifa Ticket 'At the Top'
Zee was our guide. Was an amazing time with him. Very kind and nice person. We learned a lot about Dubai and their culture with him. Fully recommended this tour.
star-5
Best tour guide and company!
Sandra_W, May 2022
Stunning Night Tour with Palm Fountain and Dubai Fountain with the Burj Khalifa
This night tour was beyond fantastic. The guide was so amazing. He was friendly outgoing and very professional and he taught us so much about Dubai. We enjoyed all the sights, felt safe and the vehicle was very comfortable for a family of 4. Highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Best City Tour Ever!!
Debjani_B, May 2022
Dubai Night Circuit with Dubai Fountain !! Private Dubai Tour at Night Lights !!
Amazing service. Elderly parents took this tour and they were extremely happy. We were able to specifically customize the trip. Hindi speaking guide accompanied my parents and assisted them from start to finish. The guide explained everything in detail and even stopped at places to give my parents some break. We will be reserving them again and again. THANKS SO MUCH!!
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Things to Know Before You Go

  • The Dubai Mall is a must-visit for shopaholics and fun-loving families with kids.

  • Expect to spend half a day or more here, perhaps on top of a visit to the Burj Khalifa or Dubai Aquarium.

  • Wear comfy shoes: the mall is the size of 200 football pitches, so there’s lots of walking.

  • Some shops are grouped into themed areas, such as boutiques at Fashion Avenue, footwear at Level Shoes, and jewelers at the Gold Souk.

  • Free WiFi, mobile charging stations, and ATMs are available in the mall.

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How to Get There

The easiest way to reach The Dubai Mall is by cab or metro. If the latter, take the Red Line to the Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa stop, and catch a shuttle or ride the travelators on the Metro Link glass bridge—it’s a 1-mile (1.5-kilometer) trip. Frequent buses to the mall also run from Deira Gold Souk and Al Ghubaiba bus station.

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When to Get There

The Dubai Mall is great any time, but perhaps best in summer, when it offers cool respite from Dubai’s heat. The quietest times to explore are early after the 10am opening, and Sundays-Wednesdays before the weekends hit. Perhaps synchronize your visit with the Dubai Fountain shows outside: at 1pm and 1:30pm (1.30pm and 2pm Fridays) and half-hourly between 6pm and 11pm.

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Other Attractions at Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is ringed by the attractions of Downtown Dubai, so it’s easy to combine a visit with other activities. Perhaps catch The Dubai Fountain show at the adjoining Burj Lake or relax at a waterfront restaurant outside the mall with Burj Khalifa views.

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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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