Dubai Mall attracted 75 million visitors in 2013, making it the most visited retail destination in the world for the third consecutive year, according to a statement from the mall’s developer Emaar Properties. Dubai Mall surpassed Mall of America and Bullring Birmingham in the UK (with 40 million visitors each), Intu Trafford Centre, UK (30 million visitors), Part Dieu Lyon, France (29.4 million visitors), and West Edmonton Mall, Canada (28 million visitors), according to Emaar Properties . Visitor numbers in Dubai Mall rose 15 per cent last year. The mall received 65 million visitors in 2012. Average monthly footfall for 2013 touched 6.25 million.