It's already home to the world's tallest buildings, biggest shopping malls and largest man-made islands.
Now, Dubai can claim yet another superlative -- the "world's largest indoor theme park."
IMG Worlds of Adventure, an amusement park that cost more than $1 billion dollars and took three years to build, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday.
The park is as big as 28 football fields, measuring some 1.5 million square feet in size.
"We wanted this to be an icon for Dubai itself and an icon for the region," says Lennard Otto, CEO of IMG Worlds of Adventure. "And opening the world's largest indoor theme park seemed very fitting for this market."
Marvel – The park features characters under license from Marvel, such as the Avengers Flight of the Quinjets ride.
Chang's Golden Dragon – Pan-Asian restaurant Chang's Golden Dragon, in the Marvel zone, is one of 28 dining outlets. There are also 25 retail stores on site.
The Haunted Hotel – Dare you stay at the Haunted Hotel? Gearing up for the Halloween crowds, this spooky attraction is for over-15s only.
The Powerpuff Girls -- Mojo Jojo's Robot Rampage! – There are also characters under license from Cartoon Network, which is owned by CNN's parent company, Turner. The Powerpuff Girls ride lets little ones take to the skies alongside Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup.
Adventure Time Tree House – The Tree House is part of an adventure land inspired by the Cartoon Network show Adventure Time.
IMG Worlds of Adventure – IMG Worlds of Adventure, the world's largest indoor theme park, opened in Dubai on August 31. The Predator roller coaster (pictured) is one of 22 rides and attractions.