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  • Lyn C
    County Durham, UK52 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oohh absolutely incredible. Really emotional as the water played to Luciano Pavarotti Nessun Dorma when here in June. There was certainly a special moment whilst watching this. It is not on for long and crowds gather for the o clock from 6pm onwards but absolutely worth it. A few seats around the outside which are absolutely fine as everyone stands up when it starts so it is nice being able to sit for a while beforehand as it does get very busy.
    Written 15 June 2024
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  • Mahde A
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Everything is there it was a wonderful visit with an amazing view of Burj Khalifa, it is an organized place and all services there
    Written 17 June 2024
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  • BalkrishnaShroff
    Mumbai, India23,752 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Without any doubt it’s the best mall in Dubai. It’s very easy to move around here compared to Dubai Mall which is very confusing. There are a lot of medium and high end shops. There are plenty of restaurants entertainment for children. Ski Dubai is a major highlight.
    Worth visiting…
    Written 16 June 2024
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  • K&M rates plates
    Sidcup, UK1,258 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dubai Marina is a lovely spot to run round early in the morning. There’s lots of boats, nice restaurants and a mall. It’s a lovely place to spend some time
    Written 21 May 2024
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  • Jamilah B
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The beach during summer is so hot.. But you will still enjoy the scenery. One of kind experience in Dubai with my family. Really appreciate everything
    Written 31 May 2024
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  • Mark W
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing location , great service and delightful selection of food and beverage , went with friends for birthday celebrations
    Written 10 June 2024
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  • Ding W
    16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    beautiful mall. we walked around and had coffee and chocolates. the interior is very pretty and is cool to see even if you're not into shopping
    Written 29 April 2024
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  • daris m
    Montreal, Canada2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shout out to this amazing place, really exceptional, the service was really great, big shout out to my G Ayoub for being very helpful and available whenever we needed him.
    Written 8 June 2024
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  • delagioventu
    Luxembourg City, Luxembourg1,443 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very lively nice place, plenty of things to see and do, very clean and well-organised, a nice place to spend some time all-in-all.
    Written 12 February 2024
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  • Noah Bennet
    United Arab Emirates8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The greatest spot for swimming, lounging, and sunbathing in Dubai is the most well-liked public beach. There are lots of entertaining activities at the beach for all people. A wide selection of dishes from the eateries near Dubai Marina and the beach. The public beach area is large enough to accommodate all the beach activities.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • VDV11
    London, UK118 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stayed on the Palm during a recent visit and it is an absolute engineering marvel - a fantastic destination which is worth a visit to understand the sheer scale of things (best appreciated by an aerial view)

    We were surprised however at how poorly connected it is via public transport. From where we were staying on the Palm, the public transport option involved a not inconsiderable walk to the monorail, which connects with a tram, which then connects with the main metro line. It really was a faff and so we chose either to get a taxi straight to downtown or take a taxi to the nearest metro station which wasn't particularly close.

    We ended up spending a fortune on taxis because of this - given how good the general infrastructure is in Dubai we were surprised at just how isolated one of its main attractions, was.
    Written 27 December 2023
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  • Neha M
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates54 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very quiet place, to pray and meditate.
    The soft hymns wash away all the worries..
    It’s open during the afternoon as well.
    People are expected to wear respectable clothes and keep their heads covered.
    Written 17 April 2024
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  • rachaelW90
    Bradford, UK72 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must visit! Lovely place, bedrock on the bottom floor is fairly quiet but definitely recommend the rooftop bar and Asia Asia.
    Written 7 May 2024
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  • NICHOLAS T
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates9,257 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is a stunning indoor-outdoor mall centrally located in Dubai.

    There is a great cinema (Roxy), lots of food and beverage outlets, including a dedicated licensed area (C2), indoor rainforest (Green Planet), regular live entertainment and more.

    The retail offering has improved recently with lots of new openings.
    Written 16 March 2024
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  • zarina l
    Krugersdorp, South Africa31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    the fountain display at the festival mall was awesome. Colourful with a laser display, fire n sounds from the fountain made it for a thrilling displays .

    The Christmas displays n entertainment on the outside of the festival mall where the fountains are the made me feel like a child again.

    To me, the festive mall outweighed the Dubai n Emirates Malls.

    The mall was more normal n family orientated. I suppose since it's not rated as touristy, no hype about it.
    Written 3 January 2024
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