If you are a fashion lover and adore prestigious brands then Dubai is one of the top preferred destinations for you. How come it cannot be? Dubai has some of the best retail options and also some incredible attractions, Dubai is a dream city for shopaholics’. Let’s have a look at the enormous malls in Dubai and options for diverse shopping and see what things make it unique.
The Renowned And Finest Malls In Dubai
The Dubai Mall, The Largest Among The Malls In Dubai
It is one of Emaar’s properties with the greatest accomplishments. The mall is one of the largest shopping Dubai malls as well as the largest mall in the world. The mall is regarded as the greatest one in Dubai with a dedicated road of fashion and flagship stores that includes some high-fashion tags such as Bloomingdales, Prada, GAP, Gucci, Debenhams, Louis Vuitton and there are many more you can find in The Dubai Mall.
Apart from loads of entertainment and shopping, some of the interesting facts about the mall will excite everyone to visit. For example, it has around 1200 stores, an Olympian size ice rink, and has at the time parking for around 14,000 cars.
Not only do around 1200 shopping stores make it popular Dubai’s destination but the malls also have a lot more offers, like an Underwater Zoo, Aquarium of Dubai, reel cinemas, KidZania also, and you can visit the old-fashioned Souk.
All the activities happening in Downtown Dubai is reachable to the Dubai Mall and making it one of the city’s utmost famous attractions for tourists. Laduree, Magnolia Bakery, Five Guys, and The Cheesecake Factory are among the finest dining and famous international dining establishment.
The Emirates Mall Is Among The Best Malls In Dubai
The residents of Dubai usually call it a Mall of Emirates MOE and is a common choice for one of Dubai’s best shopping malls. The mall opened its doors to the public in Al Barsha earlier in 2005. The Mall of Emirates has some famous destinations for shopping. This Mall covers an area of 2 million square feet. It has 600 plus retail stores, also cafes, and 100 restaurants. Ski Dubai is the first indoor park and ski resort in UAE and also locates in the Mall of Emirates. There are so many more attractions at the MOE, such as VOX Cinemas, Dreamscape VR experience, and Magic Planet Family Entertainment Center.
The Mall of Emirates has the Ski Dubai, at where people can experience and enjoy winter activities all year, and is another exciting attraction for people.
Mall of Emirates has some high-end retailers such as Marks & Spencer, Burberry, Jimmy Choo and so more. The metro service links the MOE with the Sheraton hotel and is conveniently located within the same compound. Tribes and Dean, Texas de Brazil & Deluca are some famous restaurants in the Mall of Emirates.
The Dubai Festival City Mall
The Dubai Festival City Mall locates in Dubai Festival City as the name suggests and is well-known for its fabulous light shows.
The department of Robinsons store which provides a huge choice of high-end brands, is the center part of Mall. The stores of Anchor such as Brands for Less, Toys R Us, IKEA, and some popular brands like Beverly Hills Polo Club, DKNY, Mango, and Zara are available here. There are some amazing restaurants at the mall like Cheesecake Factory which has amazing coastline views. It is also home to the Sugar Factory, which serves Dubai’s utmost desert that is Instagrammable.
There are also Novo Cinemas and Festival City’s dancing fountain which is known as “IMAGINE” and is some famous mall entertainment.
Ibn Battuta Mall
The Ibn Battuta Mall is one of the world’s largest and is well-known for its themed walls. The single-story Dubai mall, managed by Nakheel Properties is the master developer and locates near Jebel Ali Village and Gardens of Discovery and pays respect to the journey of legendary surveyor Ibn Battuta. This mall of Dubai is known for its unique architecture and is accessible easily by a metro line of Ibn Battuta. There are 6 themed courts which are just a few of Ibn Battuta Mall’s activities and attractions. The court is divided based on the surveyor’s travels which include China, Andulasia, India, Tunisia, Persia, and Egypt.
Apart from entertainment, the Mall offers numerous retail establishments and F&B to guests. For instance, the Ibn Battuta Mall restaurants are Pizza Express, Yo Sushi, India Palace and so more. The shops in the mall like Carter’s, The Body Shop, and H&M are popular as well with travelers seeking shopping therapy.
The Marina Mall Dubai
There are numerous activities and events in the Dubai Marina Mall, it is an amazing lineup of high-end brands and some best waterfront dining options. It is one of the largest and best malls in the world. Billabong, Mansoon, H&M, River Island and Pinko are popular in the mall. The people can enjoy the view of the waterfront while dining at Five Guys, Carluccio’s, Zafran, or any other restaurant at Marina Mall.
Mercato Shopping Mall
The Mall of Mercato is one of the utmost outstanding shopping malls and the literal translation of “market” in Italian. The mall has mesmerizing Renaissance-style architecture and is ideal for mall trawls. It has some of popular brands like Laura Ashley, Hallmarks, and Mango.
Apart from the shopping in the Mercato Mall, the visitors can relax themselves in restaurants. There are so many Cafes, Living Rooms, Restaurants and Hardees in the mall. If you are with your kids so you can enjoy several activities and games in Fun City. Pet lovers can be excited to visit there as there is a huge pet shop in the Mercato Mall.
Mirdif City Center
This enormous retail attraction is part of Majid Al Futtaim’s City Center and locates in the family-friendly neighborhood of Mirdif. Decathlon, Zara, Crate & Barrell, and Mango are the famous stores in Mirdif Center City. This Center City has an inclusive lifestyle destination and also has numerous restaurants that make the visit worthwhile. Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Gazebo, Zafran, and a lot more popular restaurants are available in Mirdif City Center. The City Center Mirdif offers numerous other activities as well like iFly Dubai is worth the experience of unique indoor skydiving, Little Explorers and Magic Planet.