The Mall of Qatar is a shopping center that soft opened December 2016 in Al Rayyan near Doha, Qatar.The Mall of Qatar project will be adjacent to Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, a host stadium in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The mall is located close to Education City and the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC). A dedicated station on the Doha Metro is planned to be integrated into the mall, as part of Doha’s new transportation system.When complete, Mall of Qatar, which is the equivalent size of 50 football pitches with over 500 stores, will be the nation’s largest mall. It will offer visitors a wide selection of major international brands, over 100 food and beverage outlets and fine dining options, a 5 star luxury hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, and an impressive array of unique entertainment experiences, including the largest IMAX Laser 3D projection system in the world. The Mall’s 19-screen Cinemacity complex will include 7 VIP screens on 3 levels, a 10 lane bowling alley and in-theatre gourmet food service, while the Family Entertainment Complex will offer 16,500 sq.m. of multilevel entertainment for children and adults, featuring KidzMondo, an impressive scaled-down miniature city, providing role playing real life experiences for children.The Mall will also feature mall-wide live entertainment and the first professional live theatre in a mall in the world with 360 degree acts and shows performed on the multi-lift rotating Festival Stage with theatrical sound and lighting. In an eight storey high central glassed dome, the theater comes complete with its own resident performance troupe and animated water features. The Mall of Qatar was scheduled to open in early September 2015.