Dubai has been a tourist attraction mainly due to its marvelous shopping centers which gained this city a reputation to be the “Shopping Capital of the Middle East”. Dubai has now higher aims to move from seasonal tourism to all-year-long tourism with a target of attracting 180 million tourists. Recently, officials have announced its ambitious project – The Mall of the World which holds a lot of “world’s first”. The mall of the world will be located along Shaikh Zayed Road and managed by Dubai Holding. The world’s largest mall will occupy 8 million square feet spreading about 48 million square feet.
Let’s look at the mall through these conceptual photographs.
The mall of the world will be big enough to fit a city within a city.
The mall will host the world’s largest mall, the largest theme park, cultural theaters and wellness resorts.
The mall of the world will change the concept of the shopping centers taking a form of extended retail street network.
The mall of the world will have 100 hotels and service apartments with a 20,000 rooms.
The world’s largest theme park will also be a part of the mall covered with the glass dome.
The mega mall will have Dubai Cultural District with conference, wedding and celebration halls accomodating thousands of visitors.
A celebration’s walk will connect the cultural districts together.
The mall of the world will contain the world’ s first temperature controlled retail street network. It will be 7 Km long closed during summers while open during winters.
Specialized medical services will be available with the Wellness District covering three million square ft. area.
Finally, venues similar to London’s West End and New York’s Broadway will make your day.
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