Shopping in Dubai

Dubai Mall
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Downtown Dubai
Tel: +9714 362 7500
Opening hours: Sun-Wed: 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat: 10am-12pm

Dubai MallThe Dubai Mall is an integration of shopping, dining and entertainment. Featuring over 1200 stores, an Olympic-size ice rink, a huge aquarium, indoor theme parks and 160 food outlets, the biggest mall in Dubai is also a world famous attraction. The 4 story mall houses European and international labels, leading a modern shopping experience. High-end brands are on Fashion Ave, furnished with marble floors and silver resting divans. High-street products are available on the first floor. Sportswear is near the ice rink. Guests can also enjoy the 4 story waterfall at night.

Mall of the Emirates
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Tel: +9714 409 9000
Opening hours: 10am-12pm

Mall of the EmiratesHousing an indoor skiing and snow park, the Mall of Emirates is the second biggest shopping malls in Dubai. The stores stationed here include clothing, jewellery, antiques, eyewear, local crafts, electronics, carpets, shoes, etc. The most popular mall is also houses a cinema with Gold Class screening room. Apart from the big parking lot, the mall also provides convenient access to the Dubai Metro Station. Guests can sit inside the Après, sipping drinks while enjoying the view of the ski slope.

Wafi Mall
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road near Oud Metha Road, Dubai
Tel: +9714 324 4555
Opening hours: Sun-Wed: 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat: 10am-12pm

Wafi MallThe Wafi Mall is a big mall features common western stores, modern arts and the legacies of pharaohs in the past. There are about 350 unique stores. Down in the basement is Souk Khan Murjan, which houses stores selling artworks provided by local and international featured artists. The Egyptian themed mall also stationed some fancy French stores, including Chanel, Givenchy and others. The regional boutiques here are also something you should not miss. Guests can also unwind at the Cleopatra’s Spa, a luxurious spa for relaxation, or at the restaurants.

Ibn Battuta Mall
Address: Sheikh Zayed Rd between Interchanges No. 5 & No. 6, Dubai
Tel: +9714 362 1902
Opening hours: Sat-Wed: 10am-10pm; Thu-Fri: 10am-12pm

Ibn Battuta MallThe Ibn Battuta Mall is known for its amazing and stunning interior architecture. The mall are divided into six sections, each section reflects a region Ibn Battuta, a 14th-century Arab scholar and explorer, had visited, including India, China, Persia, Tunisia, Andalusia and Egypt. Among the 6 unique architectural sections, the China Court is for entertainment, featuring the first IMAX screen in UAE. The India Court, with an 8m-high elephant, stationed many high street brands such as Fitz & Simons, H & M, Top Shop, etc. Decorated with an amazing handpainted dome, the Persia Court houses lifestyle shops. The Egypt Court offers sportswear and other related products. The Tunisia Court is for weekly shopping needs and the Andalusia Court provides daily necessities.

Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Address: Al Sufouh Rd, Dubai
Tel: +9714 366 8888
Opening hours: 10am-10pm

Souk Madinat Jumeirah_副本The Souk Madinat Jumeirah is situated in the Jumeirah Beach area. The shopping complex houses 75 boutique shops selling local crafts, some international high end brands as well as over 20 restaurants and bars. The traditional Arabian souk connects the market and the bars and restaurants. Walk along the mall and you will find some hidden treasures here, such as fashion, jewellery, antiques, art, oils, spices, etc. Though the gifts from the souvenir shops are I little bit pricier.

The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence
Address: In front of Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai Marina, Dubai
Opening hours: Sat-Thu: 10am-10pm; Fr: 3.30pm-10pm

The Walk at JBRThe Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence was opened in 2008. Stretching from Bur Dubai to Jebel Ali, the Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residences is the only mall in the Jumeirah Beach area.the place has also attracts many local Emiratis as well as foreign expatriates. Situated in the middle of the beach and Dubai Marina, the city’s first outdoor shopping and dining promenade houses about 170 stores, including Zadig et Voltaire, Saks Fifth Avenue and Aiyanna. Guests can dine at the Ruby Tuesday’s, Chilis, Coco’s, Da Shi Dai, Fashion Lounge, and Zaatar w Zeit.

Dubai International Airport
Opening hours: 24H

Dubai International AirportAs the largest duty store in the Middle East, the Dubai International Airport houses products with the most competitive prices. Occupying a total retail space of over 26,000 square meters in different terminals, the Airport offers duty free goods such as cigarettes, liqour, fashionware, perfumes, local crafts, perfumes, jewelries, etc, housing international brands such as Hermes, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Jimmy Choos, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Lancome, Gucci, Bally, Lacosts, Max Mara, Dolce and Gabbana, etc.

Deira City Center
Address: Waterfront, Deira, Dubai
Tel: +9714 295 1010
Opening hours: 10am-12pm

Deira City CenterThe Deira City Center is the place where you can find everything you want, from cameras, mobile phones, computers, DVDs and CDs to cosmetic, perfume and beauty product to clothing and fancy brands to food and presents. There are many European shops such as Next, Lush, Virgin Megastore, BHS, Top Shop, etc. Souvenirs and home accessories can be found on the first floor. Close to the Dubai International Airport, the Deira City Center is an ideal place for one-stop shopping.

Burjuman Center
Address: Sheikh Zayed Street, Dubai
Tel: +9714 3520222
Opening hours: Sat-Wed: 10am- 11pm; Thu-Fri: 10am-12am

BurjumanThe exclusive Burjuman Center is specialized in women fashion and jewellery. Situated in front of the Regent Hotel in Bur Dubai, the Center hosts high end brands such as Louis Vuitton, Hermes, DKNY, Versace, Christian Dior, Chanel, Saks Fifth Avenue, etc, and high street fashion such as Next, Esprit, Giordano, Diesel, etc. The Burjuman Center houses about 300 shops, ranging from cheap to expensive. The Center also hosts events, fashion show and stage performance from time to time. Food court is on the 3rd floor.

Karama Shopping Centre
Address: 18B Street, Karama, Bur Dubai, Dubai
Opening hours: Sat- Thu: 9am-10.30pm; Fri: 9am-11am; 4pm-10.30pm

Karama Shopping CentreThe Karama Shopping Centre is an unappealing souq in Bur Dubai. The place sells products such as handicrafts, souvenirs, fake watches, bags, sportswear and designer clothing. Most of the products here are produced in Asian countries so the sizes are smaller. The prices here are definitely cheaper than those in the malls.

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