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Dubai, the shopping capital of the Middle East, is a shopper’s paradise! What better way to spend your leisure time and beat the Dubai heat than go on a shopping spree in one of the many classy air-conditioned shopping malls which adorn the Dubai landscape.....

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Mirror mirror on the wall, which is the tallest tower of them all? Very soon the answer will be “Burj Dubai”. Burj Dubai is an Arabic word which means "Dubai Tower" when translated to English. This soon to be the tallest man made structure in the world is currently under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ...

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Dubai Shopping Malls

Shopping Malls are the most favorite destinations in Dubai not only for shoppers and visitors but also for locals and residents alike. Shopping malls are the only escape from the summer heat for Dubai residents, so whether they are shopping or not, you will find them strolling all over, meeting friends, and spending time at a cafe or going to the cinema.

All visitors of Dubai easily get impressed with the huge lavishly designed Shopping malls spread all across Dubai . Here is a quick review of most famous Shopping Malls in Dubai.


Dubai Mall

Currently the largest mall in the world, the South China Mall in Dongguan, China, spreading over 9.6 million square feet will soon lose its title of being the largest mall in the world to the Dubai Mall. Dubai has been becoming famous for its outstanding infrastructure in transportation, telecommunications and finance which enables it to manage some of the world’s most sophisticated, remarkable and ambitious projects. Being built in Dubai, the enormous sized Dubai Mall will cover a total area of more than 12 million square feet. This massive mall claims to be the size of 50 "international-sized football (soccer) pitches." It will house around 10 to 15 individual smaller malls built inside it comprising of a total of more than 1000 stores, consisting of 9 million square feet of shopping retail space.
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Deira City Center

Deira cityThis mall is one of the largest in Dubai , and one of the leading shopping destinations in the entire Gulf. The complex has over 350 shops and 1.2 million square feet of retail space. The car park has space for 6,000+ cars. Luckily, parking is free here.

If you want to avoid the maddening crowd at this mall, then don't visit on the weekends. A week would not be enough time to see the whole centre and this place has it all. You are guaranteed to find whatever you are looking for.

Visitors can browse through many European departmental stores like Debenhams and Ikea. City-Walk comprises of 13 restaurants & cafes from Californian, Thai & Lebanese food to Costa Coffee, Cinnabon & fresh Juice Bars. It also houses Virgin Megastore for all music lovers and a huge 11-screen cinestar multiplex cinema complex that seats more than 3,000 people.

Inside you will also find Magic Planet - the Centre's indoor entertainment centre; with video games & rides to keep nagging kids entertained! Adjacent there's a Food Court with the usual: McDonald's, KFC & Burger King, Chinese, etc. You'll also find the UAE's leading Book and Stationary Store Magrudy's here.

For all your Electronics needs with Computers, Audio, Stereo, Cameras, etc. you'll find everything in the superstore of Plug-Ins Electronix.

The mall also features a number of themed courtyards: the Jewellery Court , Textile Court & Arabian Treasures. However, these courts definitely charge tourist-prices, and the exact same jewellery, souvenirs & textiles can be bought over for far cheaper rates in the Gold Souk, Karama Shopping Strip & Textile Souk.

The mall also features a HUGE supermarket called Carrefour, where visitors can shop for groceries, clothes, cosmetics & perfumes, cigarettes & more. A post office, money exchange & pharmacy are located on the lower level of the Centre Court.

Lulu Hypermarket, Lulu Village , Lulu Centre

The next most famous mall among expatriates and visitors is Lulu. This centre has quality products which are available at the best prices in town. Value for your money is guaranteed here. Get cosmetics, suits, electronics, stationery, toys and much more. The latest addition is a huge hypermarket with the best in groceries and household goods. Shop with ease and comfort at this mall which is also one of the oldest in Dubai.

Located in Deira, this shopping center is an ideal spot for the whole family. At this sprawling shopper's haven, you can even find shops selling jewelry and diamonds. Head to the food court and enjoy sumptuous cuisine from all over the world. Get everything under one roof, for prices that are the best.

The Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the emiratesThis is one of the largest malls outside North America and the biggest mall in Dubai. This isn't just a shopping mall; it's truly an entertainment Mecca. The mall covers 223K sq. mt. and is home to over 400 retailers, plenty of restaurants, a 14 screen multiplex, roller coasters and other rides, a gaming area, and a five star hotel, the Mall of Emirates is gigantic to say the least.

There's also a massive hypermarket for grocery shopping, electronics & everything else called Carrefour. The icing on the cake is the huge indoor ski slope that happens to be the first of its kind in the Middle East. Dubai is known for its shopping options, but indoor skiing just takes this establishment to a completely new level. A complimentary bus service and plenty of parking ensure that getting here isn't tough. There are shops for every taste & every budget, so even if you are not a millionaire, you will be able to find something here.



Mercato dubai"Mercato" is the Italian word for "market," and this mall is modeled after the grand modern Italian Renaissance architecture. The structural design is intended to create the feel of the Mediterranean. It is on Jumeirah Beach Road.

Mercato provides many great treasures. Shoppers appreciate the wide variety of stores found here. You'll find fine apparel at stores such as Amichi, stylish children's fashions at Armani Junior and jewelry at Damas Jewellery. The mall offers the convenience of an onsite pharmacy and a multi-screen cinema. Be sure to stop by and taste the delicious dishes served at the restaurants, like Dolce Antico and Columbus Cafe.


Dubai Wafi CityThe word wafi translates from the Arabic as something like ‘everything you ever wanted.’ Regarded as one of Dubai’s most elegant shopping complexes, the ideally located Wafi City Mall has always been a place where it’s usual to discover the unusual. It's one of the most popular locations in town, for day-time shopping & night-time hopping!

The architecture is stunning, resembling Ancient Egypt and the pyramids - the main mall features numerous shops catering for the middle and upper-class brands, and the adjacent "Pyramids Complex" boasts some of Dubai 's most fabulous cafes, restaurants and nightclubs.

Wafi City Mall is also home to one of the city’s most exciting family entertainment centers - Encounter Zone which is divided into two separate sections, Galactica and Lunarland, Encounter Zone caters for younger children and adults. There's an indoor roller blade area, 3-D Animation Theatre, a "live" horror show, virtual reality arcades, and more. The mall is located off of Oud Metha Road.

The Pyramids Complex also houses Dubai 's very own "Planet Hollywood", and Cleopatra's Spa, one of the best beauty centre & spas (for both women & men) in town.

With over 200 stores featuring haute couture, popular fashions, fashion accessories, electronics, household accessories, home furnishings, gifts and leather goods, Wafi City Mall offers something for everyone. Biella, on the ground floor, adds Italian flair, Hediard, on the first floor, casts a French spell, Goodies, in the link, exudes Arabic delicacies while the food court and cafes ensure all tastes are catered for.

If you travel to Dubai frequently or are moving to Dubai , You may consider applying for a FREE Wafi City Advantage Card, which gives you 25% discount in all their restaurants and clubs and between 5% and 20% in the retail shops within the mall. You also received discounts for treatments at the Cleapatra's Spa.

Al Ghurair City

Dubai Al GhurairAl Ghurair was one of the first shopping malls in the country, back in 80’s. Now, it is listed as one of the top six destinations in Dubai. This shopping mall is a fascinating place to see; it has 234 gold meshes lining the ceiling and has wall-to-wall glass exteriors.

The mall has a food court and a parking lot for over 2000 cars.

Bur Juman

Bur JumanThis is one of Dubai's premiere shopping destinations where you can check out fashion shows, participate in a festival or just idle away in the lovely atrium. Voted best mall for its spectacular promotions and unique events, Bur Juman Centre offers shoppers a taste of the good life. This Mall has recently been extended to now twice its size. The old part of the mall has a pink exterior, whilst the new extension is a sleek, modern, glass design.

The centre houses over 300 designer stores, such as Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as many designer labels from Valintino to Cavalli to Cleef and Arpels. Some of the shops you may look for in the mall are: Virgin Megastore, ZARA (Fashion for Women & Men), MANGO (Fashion for Women), Paris Gallery (Cosmetics, Perfumes, Watches, etc.)

Lamcy Plaza

Lamcy plazaLamcy plaza is Dubai's principal shopping destination and is also a leading family mall in the UAE. This Mall is home to about 150 stores. The mall is very child-friendly and has one of the better baby sitting services in the city. Kids will never get bored at this place, as there are always events being organized for them.

Shop here for the best in clothes and furniture, with over a dozen brands available under one roof. The mall also has a hypermarket, where groceries are available at extremely reasonable prices. If shopping does not interest you, head to the spacious food court for a feast, where over 17 types of cuisines are offered. Drop in for a quick bite or a relaxed meal. Everything is available at Lamcy and at prices that are unbeatable - a true shopper's paradise. » click here for more about Lamcy plaza

Dubai Duty Free

For the past 18 years this has been the most exciting shopping place for all visitors and even for passengers stopping by for transit. The complex covers an area of 5,400 square meters, while the operation in Terminal 2 covers over 1,400 square meters. Arrivals shops & others bring the total retail area to over 7,000 square meters.

The most famous here is the Millennium Millionaire Draw. Dubai Duty Free always hold raffle draws to win luxury cars, air tickets, shopping vouchers, gold and up to 1 Million Dirham! Each draw is limited to only 5,000 tickets, so there is a good chance that you could win the next "big one!" Tickets can also be purchased online.

The area is modern, elegant, tacky golden palm trees and huge flashy banners. You can shop here for some of the best brands of Jewelry watches, Electronics, Cigarettes and perfumes. But no bargaining here, you pay what's printed on the price tag and that's usually pretty good value for money.

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