The largest shopping centre is the Dubai Mall, located within Downtown Dubai, UAE. Consisting of four levels and with an internal floor area of 548,127 m² (5.9 million ft²) it comprises 1,200 retail outlets and over 160 food and beverage outlets. Construction began in 2004, with the mall opening its doors on 4 November 2008.
The mall includes: an aquarium, Olympic size ice rink, and a 22 screen cineplex.
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