“Only in Dubai” yes of course it’s only in Dubai may be.
If you have not heard about Dubai’s Ibn Battuta mall, then it’s time for you to take this virtual tour of the world’s largest themed shopping centre inspired by Ibn Battuta- an extraordinary adventurer who travelled to six different lands of Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India, China and Andalusia.
This shopping mall is located on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, close to Interchange 6 for Jabel Ali village. The mall is one of the oldest ones in Dubai and has different themes of several countries inside.
What’s fascinating about this iconic shopping haven is that it offers an aesthetic relaxation. If you are one of those who are fed up of huge crowds, and rushed shopping experiences, then you will love visiting this amazing place, which does not feel crowded at all and also has beautiful interior design. This exactly makes it a place to visit at least once in lifetime.
Various Themes at Ibn Batuta Mall
Ibn Battuta mall has more than 400 outlets offering everything from value for money brands up to high end luxury goods. The mall is divided into six themed zones based on the countries Ibn Battuta visited. Each zone gives a view into the rich culture of the themed countries.
Ibn Battuta mall has various courts like China court, Egypt court, Indian court, Persia court, Tunisia court and Andalusia court having more than 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema and over 4500 parking spaces on a total of 5,21,000m2 (5,610,000sqft) we can also tell that it is one of the best places for tourism too as 20 million visitors a year, six zones designed based on Ibn Battuta’s travels and nearly 500 outlets.
The most impressive instalments are the junk boat, elephants’ clock, the wall carvings, dancer’s performance, the panda model, the lights inside the mall, the dome, each and every part is so beautiful and sensible. The Ibn Battuta have visited the 6 countries and have constructed the mixture of all the six countries but the interiors of the mall is the most fabulous part to visit at Ibn Battuta mall.
Just 50 years ago, Dubai was just a small town in the middle of the desert but today Dubai is the fastest-changing cities and the most luxurious place in the world. And it is the biggest attraction of the world has to offer.