Shopping Paradise

There are dozens of shopping malls in Dubai, each accommodating hundreds of shops, not to mention restaurants and entertainment.

For authentic souvenirs go to traditional markets (“souks” or “souqs” in Arabic).

The Dubai MallShopping centers / Malls
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At the feet of the world’s tallest tower is the world’s largest mall by total area. Not only does the Dubai Mall offer 1300+ shops, but it also includes an indoor theme park, a huge indoor waterfall, an ice rink, and the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo.

The Dubai Mall houses popular stores like Topshop or Zara, department stores such as Bloomingdale’s and Galeries Lafayette, and the Fashion Avenue, featuring high-end designers like Chanel or Elie Saab to name a few.

As a tax free area Dubai is a great place to shop for electronic goods. The Dubai Mall is a home to Huawei and Apple stores as well as for multi-brand stores Jacky’s Electronics and Jumbo Electronics.

3, Mohammed Bin Rashid BoulevardBurj Khalifa - 345, Za'abeel, Dubai
Mall of the EmiratesShopping centers / Malls
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Another Dubai megamall: 600+ retail outlets, 100+ restaurants and cafes, 80+ luxury stores and 250+ flagship stores.

The Mall of the Emirates is a home to 3 hotels, Dubai Community Theatre and Arts Centre, and a giant indoor family entertainment centre, Magic Planet. But the most famous thing about the Mall of the Emirates is the Ski Dubai: a ski resort with artificial snow. A place to cool down after shopping in stores ranging from Marks&Spencer to Harvey Nichols, from Apple store to jewellery boutiques.

783, Sheikh Zayed RoadAl Barsha 1 - 373, Hadaeq Mohammed Bin Rashid, Dubai
Dubai Marina MallShopping centers / Malls
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A relatively (by Dubai standards) small mall. Perfect if you need just a little shopping. About 150 shops (including H&M, COS, Adidas and Patrizia Pepe), food court, kids’ zone and Waitrose supermarket with a market style area offering a wide selection of fruits and vegetables.

70, Al Marsa StreetDubai Marina, Jumeirah, Dubai
Ibn Battuta MallShopping centers / Malls
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The Ibn Battuta Mall contains 270+ shops, 50+ restaurants, a cinema complex (including IMAX) and a kids’ zone. Ibn Battuta stands out due to its fairytale-like interior: 6 courts inspired by 6 countries visited by the great Moroccan Berber explorer, Ibn Battuta: Andalusia, China, Egypt, India, Persia, Tunisia. It is the world’s largest themed mall. The metro takes you right to the Ibn Battuta Mall.

1, Garden Cross RoadJebel Ali 1 - 591, Jebel Ali, Dubai
Sports equipment
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The Ibn Battuta Mall contains 270+ shops, 50+ restaurants, a cinema complex (including IMAX) and a kids’ zone. Ibn Battuta stands out due to its fairytale-like interior: 6 courts inspired by 6 countries visited by the great Moroccan Berber explorer, Ibn Battuta: Andalusia, China, Egypt, India, Persia, Tunisia. It is the world’s largest themed mall. The metro takes you right to the Ibn Battuta Mall.

Times Square Center58, 6 StreetAl Quoz Industrial Area 1 - 364, Hadaeq Mohammed Bin Rashid, Dubai