Mercato Shopping Mall is a shopping centre in Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The mall is designed to look like a Mediterranean town during the European Renaissance in either Italy, France, or Spain. Opening in 2002, the mall cost 120 million dirhams. The name "mercato" comes from the Italian word meaning "market." The mall has a gross leasable area of 22,900 m (247,000 sq ft) and a total area of 59,900 m (645,000 sq ft).