Places to Enjoy Shopping in Dubai

In the list of world’s most visited cities, Dubai comes at the eighth position, due to its extravagant sites and amazing tourist attractions. According to an estimate, the city can easily accommodate people over the range of 15 million, by the year 2015. Due to its renowned tourism spots, its fame is not only limited to the Middle East, but all over the world.

The other eminent reason for which tourists prefer visiting Dubai is because of shopping. Shopping is considered as one of the major attractions of this city along with the various modern and historic visiting places. Although there are literally tons of shopping malls and stores in Dubai, the list below considers the ones which you just can’t afford to miss!

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  • 1

    Dubai Mall:

    With around 1200 stores to shop, from Luxury Designer wear to American and French Departmental stores, The Dubai mall is like a small city itself to shop in. A huge aquarium and an Olympic sized ice rink, indoor theme parks and a food court with over a hundred outlets makes Dubai Mall the world’s largest shopping mall based on total area.

  • 2

    The Walk at JBR:

    Dubai's first outdoor shopping and dining promenade serving more than 20,000 people living in the Jumeirah Beach Residence, the 1.7km walk is one of the biggest outdoor shopping facilities with over 300 family friendly restaurants, cafes, shops and boutiques.

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    Deira Gold Souq:

    With 25 tons of Gold on display anytime, from tasteful diamond earrings to over-the-top golden Indian wedding necklaces, The enormous Gold Souq is a must visit, making it the largest gold market in the region, and one of the largest in the world.

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    Ibn Battuta Mall:

    Tracing the paths of 14th century Arab Scholar and traveler Ibn Battuta, the mall reflects each region Ibn Battuta visited. With stunning architecture and design the Ibn Battuta mall includes sections reflecting Tunisia, Andalusia, Egypt and India with a lot of other places like China as well.

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    Mall of the Emirates:

    Acres of polished white marble and Ski Dubai, a ski resort with 22,500 square metres of indoor ski area, thousands of International brands and hundreds of Food brands makes the Emirates mall one of the best places to shop in Dubai.

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    Persian Carpet House & Antiques:

    Handmade Persian carpets and oriental rugs from Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Kashmir to cool old gramophones, radios and telephones, Persian carpet house is one of the region’s largest carpet sellers situated in down town Dubai, with branches in Dubai mall and Mall of Emirates.

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    Paris Gallery:

    Choose from an enormous range of international perfumes and cosmetics, handbags and accessories, relax and have a massage at the Spa or get your favourite perfumes mixed in the perfume cocktail bar - the Paris Gallery is one of UAE's most popular places to shop for beauty chain stocks on the Sheikh Zayed road near Ibn Battuta mall.

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    Boulevard at Jumeirah Emirates Towers:

    Be dressed to impress and roam around exclusive designer boutiques like Bulgari, Cartier, Zegna, Armani, Gucci and Jimmy Choo. Emirates towers is the exclusive place to shop with Sheikh Muhammed's offices and secret Police to keep an eye on you.

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    BurJuman Centre:

    Easy to navigate floors and shiny marble, Burjuman Centre is the best to max out your credit card on almost 320 top brands. It is easy to reach, located in Bur Dubai and has free wi-fi as well.

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    Mercato Mall:

    Blend of an Italian Palazzo with a European train station, Mercato Mall is fun to walk around in, surrounded by brick colonnades, and is less tiring than other malls of Dubai. Road.

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