The Dubai Mall ....{by Bassam}

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The Dubai Mall, with its 1,200 retail outlets, two anchor department stores, and over 160 food and beverage outlets is the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination.

The Dubai Mall hosted over 37 million visitors in 2009,and attracts more than 750,000 visitors every week. while in 2010 it hosted 47 million. In 2011, Dubai Mall became the world's most-visited shopping and leisure destination, and attracted more than 54 million visitors, the traffic was a 15 per cent increase from 2010 and surpassed 50.2 million visitors to New York City. The numbers also surpass visitor arrivals to all landmark leisure destinations and theme parks in the world including Times Square (39.2 million), Central Park (38 million), and Niagara Falls (22.5 million).

World Records and Achievements

# Largest mall in the world with total area 1,124,000m2.

# Worlds sixth largest mall with Gross Leasable Area (GLA) 350,000m2.

# World’s largest acrylic panel (Aquarium) inside Dubai Mall, which is (32.88 m wide × 8.3 m high × 750 mm thick and weighing 245 tons).

# World’s largest sweet shop "Candylicious" spanning over 10,000 sq ft (930 m2) inside Dubai Mall.

# Dubai Mall records more than 5 million visitors in the month of March,2010 during the one-month Dubai Shopping Festival, setting an all-time record in visitor footfall

# Dubai Mall has been named the best shopping experience on 29 April 2010 by Grazia Style Awards.

# The Dubai Mall hosted a record 37 million visitors in its first year of operation in 2009,[5] and attracts more than 750,000 visitors every week.

# The Dubai Mall hosted a record 47 million visitors in 2010, and broke the record of 37 million visitors received last year, an increase of 27 percent despite the economic crisis.

# The Dubai Mall hosted a record 54 million visitors in 2011, and broke the record of 47 million visitors received last year, an increase of 15 percent.

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Comments (272)

Rüganer Egon on October 2, 2012

Schöne Passage. Mein LIKE und viele Grüße von der Insel Rügen, der Rüganer EGON

Rodema on October 2, 2012

Beautiful shot, very bright!! LIKE!! Best regards, rodema.

Nenad Obradovic on October 2, 2012

Very nice photo Like and favorite

Christian Möller on October 2, 2012

Beautiful photo. I LIKE :)

Kisné Nagy Rózsa on October 2, 2012

Nice interior, nice photo, I like it. Greetings from Rose. * L I K E *

Ali Memari on October 2, 2012

Very nice shot.Well captured.

I LIKE it.


kovi53 - NO VIEWS on October 2, 2012

Hello Bassam!

Very nice interior, beautiful shot. I like it very much.

Greetings from Budapest, Viktor

Patricia Pato on October 2, 2012

Hola Bassan,un interior bonito,el lugar merece ser visto



Adriana Bruno on October 3, 2012

LIKE, fantastica luce! Un saluto, Adriana

Sanaullah Khan on October 3, 2012

Beautiful Composition

Beautiful Picture...... Like 133 + Favorite 54 Best Regards Greeting From

ثناءالله Sana Ullah Khan

Michael Sumerin on October 3, 2012

Beautiful photos. Like. Michael.

Claudia P. Jara on October 3, 2012



Səməd on October 3, 2012

Beautiful architecture! L

>| Micha |< on October 3, 2012

Hello Bassam,

excellent inside view and great lamps. like

Best wishes Micha

Ivan Logvinov on October 3, 2012

Nice view!
Best wishes from Russia!

Giorgos Dimitriadis on October 3, 2012

Very well captured Like 140 Best regards,George

K. Peters on October 3, 2012

Hallo Bassam!

Exzellente Fotografie!

Like 141

Viele Grüße aus Berlin!


Raúl Acösta Madrid on October 3, 2012


Muy buena perspectiva.

Saludos desde Chile.

Ángel González on October 3, 2012

Espectacular la fotografía y el lugar amigo Bassam. Like y fav.

Muchas gracias por visitar mi galería.

Saludos y que tengas un buen día, Ángel

http://www.meispix.c… on October 3, 2012

Great central composition for this shot full of strong perspectives. like.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 29, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Bassam Jayousi
    • Camera: SONY DSC-T70
    • Taken on 2012/08/31 15:12:58
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 6.33mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO320
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash