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Best Malls In Dubai – Crazy Combination Of Shopping + Fun

By Preetha Manivelan - September 4, 2020
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Who wouldn’t say yes to shopping in Dubai? Whether you are looking for local markets to go shopping or the best malls in Dubai, you will have a lot of options here. Let me quickly take you through the 7 best malls in Dubai and make you realize how it’s like to shop in a vibrant city like Dubai.

Anyone who visits Dubai can never say no to shopping as this exciting city has everything. Just because it is famous? No, but this city also offers much more than just a shopping experience as there are plenty of things to do inside these malls. Be it shopping for real or just window shopping, Dubai has the best malls to offer. Right from The Dubai Mall to WAFI Mall, every single mall has many interesting things to offer besides being just an ordinary mall. After all, everything in Dubai is extra-ordinary, right?

Dubai Mall
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Best Malls in Dubai

Dubai Malls are not just meant for shopping. Dubai Malls are a perfect mix of shopping, entertainment and fun, that are put in the right amount. Go shopping or catch a movie or chilling in a cafe or enjoying the gaming zone or just wander around in the mall as everything in Dubai can be pretty exciting. Okay, let’s forget what’s inside. You will just be extremely stunned by the way these malls were built. Be it the grandiose or the eye-catching architecture, your hand will automatically fill your gallery with pictures of the mall.

So, check out these 7 best malls in Dubai to enjoy the best of shopping and plan your must-buy list.

  1. The Dubai Mall
  2. Mall of the Emirates
  3. Dubai Festival City Mall
  4. City Centre Deira
  5. Mercato Shopping Mall
  6. Ibn Battuta Mall
  7. Dubai Marina Mall

1. The Dubai Mall

No trip ever becomes complete without visiting this famous attraction in Dubai and one of the largest malls in the world which is The Dubai Mall. Here, you can shop some top brands including Louis Vuitton, Prada and Gucci, find stores such as Bloomingdale’s and Galeries Lafayette, check out the Fashion Avenue for couture enthusiasts and many more. Apart from shopping, you can also enjoy the ice skating rink, KidZania, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo or a movie at the cinema.

Dubai Mall
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2. Mall Of The Emirates

What if I tell you that a mall in Dubai is also a place for the best skiing experience? Yes, Mall Of The Emirates has an indoor ski resort where you can go skiing and snowboarding. Also, this place stands as one of the best shopping places in Dubai with stores such as Harvey Nichols, Marks & Spencer and Debenhams and many famous cafes, restaurants and food courts.

Mall Of The Emirates
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3. Dubai Festival City Mall

The Dubai Festival City Mall stands out to be one of the most exciting malls among all Dubai malls. This mall is located along the banks of the Dubai creek with an array of cafes and restaurants. Inside the mall, you can shop as much as you want as you have plenty of things to check out. Some of the stores and cafes in Dubai Festival City Mall are Robinsons, Old Navy, Ikea, Hard Rock Cafe, Hummingbird Bakery and Sugar Factory. Interestingly, it is also home to the only Dubai’s only IKEA outlet.

Dubai Festival City Mall
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4. City Centre Deira

Here comes Dubai’s first mega-mall which itself is enough to know how old the mall is. With over 350 stores all over the mall, City Centre Deira is one of the best places to chill out and shop. What does this mall have for you? Deira Mall stands as home to many gaming avenues, high branded boutiques, cinemas, an ice-rink and many more. For the kids, City Centre Deira has Magic Planet and for adults, there are some popular shopping stores including Debenhams, Marks and Spencer, Zara and H&M or restaurants such as Carluccios, Paul and Gazebo. Sounds exciting, right?

5. Mercato Shopping Mall

Welcome to the shopper’s paradise! As you enter this mall, you feel the vibe of entering an Italian village with cobbled streets. You can just wander around the Venetian-themed shopping mall or chill out at any of the cafes or restaurants or shop things from clothing to jewellery – The choice is yours. Here, you can find some international retailers such as Gap, M&Co, Laura Ashley and Jack Wills and restaurants such as Shake Shack, More Cafe and many others. Apart from the beauty and shopping zone, you also have an entertainment centre where you can enjoy plenty of rides and games.

6. Ibn Battuta Mall

Ibn Battuta Mall, named after a famous Arabic explorer, is yet another mall that could tell you how serious Dubai is about its malls. Here, you can check out 270 shops, 50 restaurants, a 21-screen cinema, a trampoline park and many more. With some beautiful interiors, Ibn Battuta Mall is said to be a treasure trove of fashion, lifestyle and entertainment. This mall is located very close to Dubai Marina so you can explore some famous attractions too. Also, one important tip before visiting this mall is that Ibn Battuta Mall is very long so don’t lose your way to the exit.

Ibn Battuta Mall
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7. Dubai Marina Mall

Dubai Marina Mall is gracefully situated in the heart of Dubai Marina overlooking the waterfront. Just picturing this itself tempts you for a visit, doesn’t it? Here, you can enjoy SEGA gaming zones, high-end fashion brands and boutiques all over the mall, gaming zones and many cafes too. Some of the stores to check out here are Pinko, Juicy Couture, Seafolly, Zafran, Le Pain Quotidien and many others.

Dubai and its shopping malls is an exciting pair. Being home to such beautiful malls, Dubai continues to give you reasons to love it even more. For shopaholics out there, these malls are a must-visit. Hope this article gave you an idea of what to choose from the long list of best malls in Dubai. Whether you want a one-stop shopping mall or more of an entertainment centre, Dubai has something to offer for everyone. So what are you waiting for?

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Happy shopping!

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