The Dubai Mall is the biggest shopping mall in the city. It’s also the largest shopping mall in the world based on its total area, and fourth largest mall based on its leasable area. It is a part of a downtown complex which happens to be of 20-million dollars. The mall includes 1,200 shops and the largest candy store of the world. It also contains a luxurious 250-room hotel, 120 cafes and restaurants, and 22 cinema screens. The mall also houses the Dubai Aquarium and Discovery Center which is operated by the world-famous Oceanis Australian Group. This aquarium contains the largest acrylic panel of the world. This acrylic view panel is 750 mm thick and it can easily endure the water pressure of almost 10 million liters. Despite being thick, the aquarium is highly transparent and allows its visitors an absolutely clear view of about 33,000 breathtaking marine animals. The mall also contains an indoor theme park, SEGA Republic. The visitors of this park can enjoy about 150 amusement games. As the name suggests, the park is dedicated to the famous SEGA video game i.e. Sonic the Hedgehog.