Dubai is known as the “Shopping capital of the Middle East”. It is truly a shopper’s paradise. Cars, clothing, jewellery, electronics, furnishings, sporting equipments, and any other goods you will mostly find under the same roof. More esoteric local products like carpets, Bedouin jewellery and Arabian souvenirs. One good area for souvenir hunting is on the Bur Dubai side of the creek, where there are lanes full of textile shops and a blaze of colourful raw skills and cottons hang in profusion in shop windows. In the souks the best articles to look for include craft items made in brass, gold, silver and wood.
1) The Mall of the Emirates:
The Mall of Emirates is the largest shopping mall outside North America. It is situated on Sheikh Zayed Road, very close to the beach. It is bigger than 73 football pitches with more than 400 retail outlets.
2) Dubai Mall:
The Dubai Mall is the region’s premier shopping, lifestyle and entertainment destination. The Dubai Mall is revolutionizing the modern shopping experience with more than 1200 stores and host of world class attractions. The Dubai Mall is a place where outdoor brunch can be followed by the delights of the big screen and where a 21st century gold souk is set off against a world class aquarium.
3) Deira City Centre:
Deira City Centre is one of the busiest shopping malls in the Middle East and provides the ultimate shopping experience. At the Deira City Centre, In Dubai Tour you can shop for antiques, home furnishings, carpets, fabrics, jewels, gift items and much more. Goods of the highest quality are available in this place at original rates.
4) Burjuman Centre:
A pioneering effort in establishing the “mall culture” in Dubai, Burjuman Centre is located in Bur Dubai, a prime location in the city centre. It is located in the heart of Dubai; the Burjuman Centre is a distinctive landmark which comprises of 800,000 square feet of retail space. It is one of the most popular shopping centres in Dubai. It houses more than 200 outlets if international brands.