Today we’re looking at a unique and beautiful aquarium in a very unique city like Dubai. If you came back to work and already want to go on holiday you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the Dubai Mall Aquarium, the largest in the world where you come face to face with life at sea and the most extraordinary fish. Located in the center of the largest mall, the aquarium has a number of Guinness World Records as the one for the largest acrylic glass panel in the world by 32.88 meters wide, 8.3 meters long and 750 mm thick. It also has the record for the capacity of 10 million liters making it the largest suspended aquarium in the world. Inside you can explore the various species that swarm the seas, from the most colorful fish to sharks walking along the tunnel or going for a ride aboard a small boat with glass bottom.
Dubai is known for its tourist attractions especially when it comes to luxury hotels. Structures that have become a real symbol such as the Burj Al Arab hotel and the star Atlantis Palm Hotel are breathtaking and ready to welcome you to join the fun. One such organization is without doubt the aquarium in the Dubai Mall, the shopping center that combines the best of fashion and not only because it is also a gateway to the sea. The aquarium is home to more than 33 thousand marine animals representing more than 85 species among which there are more than 400 sharks and rays.
Walking inside the mall you will find the largest acrylic glass tunnel that holds the record as the largest in the world. This way you can watch the seabed world and go face to face with some of the most fascinating aquatic animals. The aquarium is equipped with a lighting system that cyclic changes the hue depending on the time of day. To learn more about the marine world you can immerse yourself in the aquatic zoo and go through the tunnel inside where it really has the feeling of being on the bottom in the company of fish of all kinds. The novelty of 2013 is the Paradise Island, the tropical underwater zoo where you can see the new species of fish and animals arriving from the warm seas around the world. You can visit the new area until February 5 and you can enter the contest and win a stay of three nights for four people in the Maldives.
For more experienced divers and for those who have never dived there is also the chance to swim in the Shark Dive, the area of sharks, accompanied by an expert that will make you discover the most dangerous predator. In short, a way to live the sea and its beauty in the heart of Dubai could be your next destination for a trip between seven star hotels, luxury boutiques and a tête à tête with sharks and fish of all kinds.