Dubai, a major city in the United Arab Emirates, is one of the centers of world tourism. The emirate annually receives millions of visitors from all over the world. Dubai is especially prized for the uniqueness and impossible scale of its stores. Before you go shopping, check out the city’s five most famous shopping malls.
It is the largest shopping center with an area of over 800,000 m². The store is located on the Financial Road in the center of Dubai. Here you can find goods for every taste and budget – more than 1200 stores of popular and little-known brands are united under the roof of the Dubai Mall. The mall features Galeries Lafayette, Zara, Topshop, Dior, Fendi and many others. You will find clothes, shoes, bags, watches, jewelry and other fashion accessories. For children, the mall has an aquarium and an underwater zoo.
City Walk is not exactly a store, it is a whole shopping and entertainment district, it is located at the intersection of Al-Safa and Al-Wasl streets. City Walk is one of the busiest places in Dubai. It is very popular with tourists, especially Europeans, who love to walk and admire the very beautiful shops along the pedestrian boulevards. There are also open-air restaurants, casinos and children’s playgrounds. It is the perfect place to shop during your stay in Dubai, just 2 km from the famous Burj Khalifa.
Dubai Festival City is a shopping mall tucked away in the modern business district of the same name in Khor Dubai. It has about 400 stores, most of which are international fashion and furniture stores. Here you will find major furniture distributors such as Ikea and Robinsons. There are also cinemas, restaurants, cafes and bakeries in the center. But most of all visitors are impressed by the laser show of the fountains.
This is where the Dubai Shopping Festival is held annually. The last time it was held was from December 17, 2020 to January 30, 2021. This is another reason to come to Dubai in winter. It is worth considering that during Covid-19, Dubai is very safe for visitors. A trip to Dubai during Covid is an opportunity to visit a famous tourist metropolis with fewer people.
Mercato Shopping Center is an indoor shopping mall in the form of European streets, located in Dubai in the Jumeirah area. It is prized for its original, authentic and unique character, reminiscent of an Italian city. It covers an area of 59,900 m² and has about 150 stores. There is Pandora, Nike, Virgin Megastore, Spinneys supermarket, and Vox Cinemas complex. In addition, your children will be able to visit the variety of playgrounds offered by the Mercato Mall. One of the largest and most famous playgrounds for children is the Fun City entertainment center.
As you can see, Dubai is a must-visit city for shopping. Shopping is one of the most favorite activities of tourists visiting the UAE. After spending a few hours shopping, you can relax by taking a boat trip around Dubai. Our base is located just 10 minutes from the Mall of The Emirates and 15 minutes from City Walk. We offer boat trips to take a break, recharge your batteries, discover must-sees in Dubai and continue your day of shopping.