10 of the most luxurious destinations in the world
Shopping centers in our time to become a huge store, these are real huge entertainment centers where families can spend almost the entire day. In fact, some centers around the world are more reminiscent of real amusement parks than shopping area: there are also attractions, and restaurants and cafes, and cinemas, and play areas, bowling and even an indoor water park.
Today we take a look at 10 of the most luxurious shopping centers around the world, crossing the threshold of which, a person will not here less than a few hours.
Dubai Mall - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
in the world's largest shopping center is also one of the most luxurious. Not surprisingly, given that it is based in Dubai, which is known for luxury. In addition to the 1,200 stores, is also located here, and the Dubai Aquarium Center is the world's largest sweet shop, an indoor theme park and a skating rink. Also in the 22 cinema is located shopping center, and KidZania - an interactive entertainment center.
Shopping Center - Grand Canal, Las Vegas, United States
The only shopping center in this list, which is actually part of the hotel, the Shoppes at the Palazzo (formerly known as The Grand Canal Shoppes) is unique. To begin with, a themed shopping center, where visitors can not only shop, but also to think that they are walking on one of the most famous cities in Italy. You can also ride on the Italian gondola, enjoying the street performers. It offers a total 91 shops and restaurants. Despite its relatively small size, the Shoppes attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year who come here just to enjoy the special atmosphere and sights.
Mall of the Emirates - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
With over 700 stores, this is certainly not the biggest shopping mall in Dubai - but it does not mean that it is less luxurious. In addition, here are 90 cafes and restaurants, it is perhaps the most famous penny in Dubai because here you can go skiing. In addition to being the world's largest indoor snow park, where there are five mountain slopes where you can ski in addition, a ride on a sled or a snowboard.
There is also a 14-screen multiplex cinema, 4D-theater, racing simulators and a number of exciting attractions.
Canal City - Fukuoka, Japan
As the name implies, Canal City is designed to look like a city built around the canals. There are a lot of fountains, water and curved sculptures, all in order to "trick" the visitor and make believe that it is in a natural area, not in the middle of a very vibrant city. Here, in addition, there is a game center and a cinema, a music stadium held street comedy performances, and even exotic art exhibitions. The entire fifth floor of the complex known as Ramen-stadium and has a large number of stalls selling all kinds of ramen noodles.
The shopping center "Okhotny Ryad" - Moscow, Russia
Beauty Okhotny defies explanation: a combination of the old Russian design and decadent western luxury, it is worth a fortune. Hundred stores all popular luxury brands. What is particularly interesting - the whole shopping center is built underground. To compensate for the lack of natural light in the mall many stained-glass windows and a large glass dome.
Bawadi Mall -, United Arab Emirates Al Ain
Bavadi center has 16 bowling lanes, a multiplex cinema, a children's play area and ice rink. There are a small indoor roller coaster, and a shopping center surrounded by a theme park Heritage village, where visitors can see the traditional lifestyle of the Arabs, see Islamic architecture.
Ala Moana Shopping Center - Honolulu, HI
The world's largest outdoor mall, Ala Moana became a tourist attraction. In addition to the farmers market and almost 300 stalls selling traditional Hawaiian food, here you can also buy products of European brands.
Berjaya Times Square - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
One of the biggest shopping centers in Asia (696,772 square meters), Berjaya looks very western. In fact, a large area of the mall is designed to simulate the Fifth Avenue in New York. On the territory of the center 1000 retail stores, one of the largest indoor amusement park in Asia.
Villaggio - Doha, Qatar
Villaggio another shopping center, designed to simulate walking in Venice in Italy. Just like in a shopping center in Las Vegas, there is a man-made canals, gondolas and street entertainment. In Gondolania indoor theme park has slides and roller coaster, Ferris wheel, and many other attractions. Visitors can also try to glow in the dark bowling, or have some fun in the cinema 4D or laser arena.
West Edmonton Mall - Edmonton, Canada
This is one of the largest shopping centers in the world and the largest indoor waterpark in the world. Here we have the world's largest wave pool, 52-meter slide and a children's play park. Lacks? How about an indoor lake, where four sea lions swim, ice skating rink and an 18-hole mini-golf course?