€£$
по-русскиen Español (pronto)
enter
1511things to do
in the world
117things to do
in Emirates
81things to do
in Dubai

See a skeleton of a gigantic 155,000,000-year-old dinosaurin Dubai, United Arab Emirates

#5of 81 things to doin Dubai

Oddviser

adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to ride a board on volcano in Nicaragua?How to walk inside the active volcano in Greece?How to feed flying dogs in the jungles of Thailand?How to cycle along the Great Wall of China?How to swim in the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome?How to ride a kayak along the canals of Venice?How to walk on the roofs of skyscrapers in Dubai?
Join usit's more fun together :)
In the Dubai Mall, there is a skeleton of dinosaur, which is more than 155 million years old.
How to see a skeleton of a gigantic 155,000,000-year-old dinosaur in Dubai
The skeleton of this 155,000,000-year-old dinosaur consists almost entirely of original bones. It is the real and the most complete specimen of the Diplodocus in the world - a herbivorous giant with a long neck, a tail resembling a long whip, and a little head that isn`t comparable to its massive body.

Head of diplodocus, Dubai
Photo: Head of diplodocus, © Bardino Myriam

In 2008, the remains of the Diplodocus (Amphicoelias brontodiplodocus) were found in the american state of Wyoming and exhibited at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Houston. In 2014, the skeleton was purchased by the Dubai company Emaar Properties. It also owns the famous Burj Khalifa.

Since then, the skeleton of the dinosaur has been adorning the main atrium of Dubai Mall. The exhibit impresses visitors not only with age, but also with its size - the height of the skeleton is 7 meters, the length is about 25. And the marks were found on the tail, probably left by the predator.

How to do?

1. Go to the Dubai Mall at the foot of Burj Khalifa - the largest shopping mall in the world. Go out at the Burj Khalifa or Dubai Mall Metro Station. The buses № 27, 29 and F13 also run here. Get off at the Dubai Mall Terminus or Burj Khalifa bus stop.
 
2. In the main atrium of the Dubai Mall on a pedestal, surrounded by arches, you will see a huge skeleton of a dinosaur - one of the largest creatures that lived about 155 million years ago. There are displays and a huge bone, lying separately from the rest of the skeleton on the pedestal, so that anyone can examine closely its structure.

Dinosaur, Dubai
© Gilbert Sopakuwa

3. If you want to take a picture of the skeleton as a whole, go to the edge of the site or go up to the second floor.

Dino, Dubai
© Subhin

Where to do?

#5The Dubai Mall in DubaiThe Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall is the world’s largest shopping mall. Fashionable shops, restaurants, entertainment centers they can offer you everything!

Location: Downtown Dubai near Burj Khalifa
Open hours: Sunday - Wednesday from 10:00 am to 23:00 pm; Thursday - Saturday from 10:00 am to 23:59 pm
Phone: 800 38224 6255 (800-DUBAI-MALL)
Official website: http://www.thedubaimall.com

Reviews 23

Guest21 July 2019
Guest09 January 20191
Guest09 January 20191"'`--
Guest09 January 20191
Guest09 January 20191
Guest09 January 20191)
Guest09 January 20191
Guest09 January 20191
Guest09 January 20191"'`--
Guest09 January 20191
Guest09 January 20191)
Guest05 January 20191
Guest05 January 20191)
Guest05 January 20191
Guest05 January 20191
Guest05 January 20191"'`--
Guest05 January 20191"'`--
Guest05 January 20191
Guest05 January 20191
Guest05 January 20191)
Guest05 January 20191
Guest24 August 2018If you are going for best contents like me, only pay a visit this web page daily because
it offers quality contents, thanks http://nah.uy/vT7A9c
Guest03 July 2018работа без опыта в москве девушкам

http://web-model.info/page/rabota-bez-opita-v-moskve-devushkam/
Guest25 May 2018Срочный заказ автобусов

http://abba-trans.com/page/srochnij-zakaz-avtobusov/
.

More things to do in Dubai

#38Take the abra boat in Dubai Venice in DubaiTake the abra boat in Dubai Veniceoddviser

Take the abra boat in the incredible Dubai Venice, an original ‘city in city’ will leave a host of pleasant memories.

1
#2Try sandboarding on sand dunes in DubaiTry sandboarding on sand dunesKateryna Plakhotna

Do you want to ride a snowboard on sand in summer? Then you should definitely try sandboarding in the desert!

100Big Red Sand Dune
#41Drink tea in Ice Lounge in DubaiDrink tea in Ice Loungeoddviser

Don't be surprised, when a waiter offers you a meal in an ice dish and suggests you to sit down on an ice sofa. This is what the Ice Lounge is special for.

60Chillout Ice Lounge
#60Try the "real" shawarma in DubaiTry the "real" shawarmaoddviser

Try the "real" Arab shawarma and compare it with the same dishes cooked in your country. Which is better?

4
#4Get on the top of the Burj Khalifa in DubaiGet on the top of the Burj KhalifaMargaret Cain

Get on the observation deck of the world’s highest building - the view from up there is just fascinating!

125Burj Khalifa
#32Visit Fish Souk in DubaiVisit Fish Soukoddviser

Fish Souk is a traditional Arabic market on open air, a place not only for shopping but also for entertaining walks and dinning with fresh fish just from the see!

FREEFish Souk
#77Fly in a wind tunnel in DubaiFly in a wind tunnelEugene 2K

If you're still mentally not ready to jump from a plane, take a step towards skydiving, fly in a wind tunnel.

195City Centre Mirdif
#16Try canyon cliff diving and waterfall swimming in Hatta in DubaiTry canyon cliff diving and waterfall swimming in HattaAbarrane

Swimming, admiring the beauty or maybe high diving? The choice is yours!

Hatta Pools
#18Take a trip in a glass-bottom boat in DubaiTake a trip in a glass-bottom boatoddviser

Get on a glass-bottom boat and watch sea creatures of underwater world.

120Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
#52Try light Arabic coffee in DubaiTry light Arabic coffeeJoan Naples

Make the traditional Arabic coffee ritual — treat yourself with a cup of Arabic coffee in twilight of local coffee shops.

10
#67Go to the exhibition of contemporary UAE artists in DubaiGo to the exhibition of contemporary UAE artistsoddviser

Paintings and installations, created in the authentic Arabian style, will open the world of Arab art to you.

FREEMajlis Gallery
Know more things to do?Guest

Share your ideas of what to do in Dubai with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!

Photo credit © https://slicesofpy.wordpress.com