shopping malls Shop Till You Drop At These Iconic Malls
Shop Till You Drop At These Iconic Malls
Updated on 15 September 2022

Dubai has established itself over the years as the one-stop destination for all things tourism and shopping.

From hosting month-long sales like Dubai Shopping Festival and Dubai Summer Surprises as well as sales for various seasons, it is the best place to get value for your money.

When visiting Dubai, it is impossible not to stop at one of the malls to experience the ultimate shopping experience.

With a wide range of malls available, it can get difficult to narrow down which ones to visit.

Here are some amazing malls to definitely add to your list and be sure to visit, as they offer unique experiences.

Dubai Mall

One of the largest malls in the world, Dubai Mall is one of the most popular and talked about malls amongst tourists and residents alike. Home to over 1,200 stores, Dubai Mall offers visitors the ultimate shopping destination with local to luxury brands. When visiting, be prepared to walk around and when in need of a break, there are over 200 restaurants to stop at to enjoy a quick meal or sit down and dine with a view. The Dubai Fountain is an iconic addition to the mall where the water dances to the beats of the music and is a must-watch when at the mall. Visitors can also watch the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa light up every night in a stunning visual display.

www.thedubaimall.com

Mall of the Emirates

If you are looking for a mall to get all your luxury shopping done, the Mall of the Emirates is the place to visit. With a wide range of stores to shop from and dine at, it is a great place to hang out with friends or go exploring. Ski Dubai, the popular indoor ski resort, is an amazing place to visit when you want to beat the heat during the hot summer weather in Dubai or rack up a high score at Yalla! Bowling.

www.malloftheemirates.com

BurJuman

Located in Bur Dubai, BurJuman is home to over 300 retail stores and is the perfect balance for shopping, dining and entertainment. The mall is easy to get to via public transport as there is a metro station located right next to the mall, making it accessible to all. If you are looking for fun activities at the mall, gather your friends and enjoy amazing arcade games at Magic Planet or head down to VOX Cinemas to catch the latest movies.

www.burjuman.com

Dubai Hills Mall

One of the newly opened malls in Dubai, Dubai Hills Mall has been quick to establish itself as the destination for shopping and enjoyable activities. The unique mall offers visitors a great chance to experience thrills while shopping with an indoor rollercoaster. With a wide range of international brands available, shopping and dining is a dream with all the endless choices. The mall has around 650 stores and is home to Adventure Parks and Roxy Cinemas for exciting entertainment.

www.dubaihillsmall.ae

Ibn Battuta Mall

Ibn Battuta Mall, as the name suggests, is dedicated to Ibn Battuta, the popular traveller who visited and logged his expeditions. The mall mimics his journey and takes visitors on a similar trip around the mall, with six themed courts, decorated and designed based on the country, including Tunisia, India, China, Persia, Egypt and Andalusia Court. Delight in a trampoline walled court at Sky Zone, catch a movie at NOVO Cinemas or let your kids enjoy fun playtime at Kidz Palooza, at the indoor edutainment centre.

www.ibnbattutamall.com

Nakheel Mall

Palm Jumeirah is well known as a man-made island created in the shape of the palm and Nakheel Mall is a definite must-visit when at Palm Jumeirah. With over 300 retail stores and dining spots, it is a great place to spend the day exploring all that the mall has to offer. Enjoy shopping while your child delights in activities at the playroom, watch one of the most talked about releases at VOX Cinemas or jump around at Trampo Extreme, a fun trampoline and entertainment park.

www.nakheelmall.ae

Dubai Outlet Mall

Located in Dubailand, Dubai Outlet Mall is a great place for shoppers that are looking to get great value for their money and enjoy shopping from a range of discounted products. Get a wide range of offers up to 90% discount on shoes, bags, clothes and more from luxury brands like Coach, Adidas, Burberry, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

www.dubaioutletmall.com

Al Ghurair Centre

Al Ghurair is the first and oldest shopping mall in Dubai and is a must-visit. The mall has since been revamped and has over 350 stores to shop from and around 60 different dining spots. Delight in watching movies on the big screen at Reel Cinemas and let kids enjoy a specialised experience at Reel Junior. Fun Adventure will also offer adults and children alike fun activities from billiards tables to VR games. 

www.alghuraircentre.com

Dubai Outlet Village

Another great shopping destination to get all your luxury brands for a reduced price. Dubai Outlet Village is home to over 100 retail stores as well as dining spots, to grab a quick bite in between shopping. Shop from Calvin Klein, Dolce and Gabbana, Boss and more.

www.theoutletvillage.ae

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