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Top 5 Shopping Malls in Abu Dhabi

By Vijay - May 31, 2020
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There are very few countries or cities that comes to our mind when we talk about human-made cities or talk about architectural brilliance. With Architectural brilliance comes fascinating malls. Yes, Dubai is that city with mesmerises you with its unique culture, heritage and prominent malls. I know for a fact that this one blog won’t be sufficient to talk about the best malls in Dubai, so I have tried to bring you the 5 best shopping malls in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi has all those designer wear outlets, Boutique shops and High-end fashion all under one roof and yes, with jaw-dropping deals that one can’t find in any other part of the world. To all those shopaholics, these five malls in Abu Dhabi will be a treat to their and more than a perfect place to swipe their fancy credit cards. Under the hot sun in Abu Dhabi, these malls serve as meeting places and also are the best places to catch with friends in Abu Dhabi. The interiors of these malls are so fancy that customers come back to these malls multiple times and never get tired of these ever-changing malls.

Yas Mall

Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi Front Enterance
Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi Front Enterance

Yas Mall is so vast that it homes to over 370 international brands and has around 60 Food and beverage outlets and has a total area of more than 2.5 million square feet. It is the largest mall in the entire Abu Dhabi and accommodates more than 10,000 cars. It is right in the heart of the city and just 15 mins from Abu Dhabi International airport and takes around 45 mins to reach from Dubai. It is very close to Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World. Yas Mall in Abu Dhabi is a paradise itself because of the sheer size and the plethora options of that it has under its roof.

Marina Mall

Marina mall started its operations from the year 2001, and it didn’t take much time for the Forbes magazine to declare it as one of the best Malls in Dubai in the year 2007. It covers around 1,22,000 square meters and has its observatory inside the mall. It has about 400 outlets and is a one-stop destination for all shopping enthusiasts.

Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi
Marina Mall in Abu Dhabi Fron Entrance

Spend the day indulging in one of the many high-end cafes, or playing a hand at the state-of-the-art bowling alley or why not visit the 9-screen VOX cinema.

As it is one of Abu Dhabi’s landmarks, Marina Mall offers a range of exciting programs and events to draw people in larger numbers. Bounce, the trampoline revolution features never-seen-before 40-meter slides, two brand-new slacklines, a zip line for adrenaline junkies and an 18m free-fall experience, open to visitors at Marina Mall.

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The Mall WTC

The Mall WTC in Abu Dhabi
The Mall WTC Abu Dhabi

Have you ever heard about souks in a sophisticated mall, well if you have not then let me tell you about the WORLD TRADE CENTRE MALL. It feels as if a historic district just got revived in the heart of the city. This mall is right on the commercial street and spread across three levels in the same building. The souk has everything from traditional artefacts, spices to jewellery, clothing and accessories. With a combination of exemplary Arabian engineering and present-day plan, WTC Souk has open squares, a central atrium with a retractable rooftop and housetop gardens. World trade centre mall serves as an ideal place for shopping for people staying in the apartments in Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid, WTC.

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The Galleria Al Maryah Island

The Galleria Al Maryah Island
The Galleria Al Maryah Island Inside

The waterfront destination of Al Maryah Island is the ideal setting for the following section on our rundown of top 5 shopping centres in Abu Dhabi. An extravagance shopping and feasting focus, this is one of the Abu Dhabi shopping centres that have a perfect waterfront promenade with some restrictive eating outlets including Robertos and Zuma. Galleria Mall Abu Dhabi will soon get added to the bigger Al Maryah Central, one of the profoundly foreseen as an up and coming shopping centre in the UAE. This will be the first mall to have first stores of Bloomingdale’s and First Macy’s of the USA.

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It was opened in 2013 as a luxury and fine-dining destination. It is home to brands like Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Gucci, Chanel, La Petite Maison, Dior, COYA and Zuma. But in September 2019 it expanded its portfolio by adding more than 250 stores which included the likes of Zara, H&M, West Elm, Decathlon, Massimo Dutti, and Debenhams open alongside family favourites such as The Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang’s and Paul Café.

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Al Raha Mall

Though this mall is a little away from the city centre it serves to the people staying in properties of Al Raha Beach, Khalifa City and the Al Raha Gardens. It has all the renowned high-end designer outlets, Supermarkets, cinema halls and fun zone for kids to enjoy. It acts as a perfect leisure and entertainment destination for all kinds of travellers. It houses close 150 plus outlets and around fifty plus shops.

Al Raha Mall in Abu Dhabi Fron Entrance
Al Raha Mall in Abu Dhabi Fron Entrance

There is no dearth of shopping malls in Abu Dhabi but the above mentioned are the best 5 shopping malls in Abu Dhabi in 2020. If you are still confused on which mall to visit to curb your shopping hunger then do reach out to us at pickyourtrail and we will help customise your Abu Dhabi tour packages as per the needs and interests of yours. We at pickyourtrail are dedicated to giving the customer a memorable experience of travelling with 24X7 customer service throughout the trip. Thus ensuring there are no hassles before and while on the trip.


Happy Shopping!!!