From bagatelle to Shopping arcade, Dubai has successfully marked its name as the best "shopping city in the world". Once sand imbued city, Dubai is now tourists' favorite destination for shopping. The city is dotted with many grand malls storing every desire of the tourists. The city owes more than 60 malls, and soon the number will be increasing in future, that offers blissful moments for the world at large. Few malls are ideal for all trio reasons; residential, entertainment and business development. No doubt, Dubai is the ideal destination for shopaholics.
Mall of the Emirates is popularly touted as "shopping resort". This palace-like-mall offers enormous features for shopping, leisure and entertainment. It houses 466 retail shops that includes wide array of International brands of clothes, jewelry, cosmetics, grocery store and many more. It also encompasses Magic Planet, a destination for witnessing complete fun. It is Dubai's largest family entertaining destination with rides, games and attractions. It's a hub for all and sundry.
Mall of the Emirates houses 14 cinema screens where International films are played on the screens. The Mall also features Middle East's first in-door ski-resort, Ski-Dubai. One can enjoy intrepid activities like snowboarding and skiing in the resort. The resort hosts many winter activities. This mountain-themed attraction has everything for all and sundry. Every year approximately 30million visit this magnificent mall. Opened in September 2005, it is spread over 223000sq.m. The mall consist 476 International brands along with 70 coffee shops & restaurants. It is also home for DUCTAC, a creative centre for performing and artistic community.
World's largest mall is located in Dubai. Dubai Mall being the world's largest shopping mall in the world houses 1200 shops along with many other interesting & worth being places. It houses cafes and restaurants. It also features Kidzania, Indoor theme park, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Discovery centre and many more.
Arabian Centre is an epitome for being the perfect blend of Arabian architecture along with modernism. Located at Al Khawaneej Road, it houses 200 outlets along with multiple dining options, movies and other activities like banks & nursery too. There are enormous service centers in the mall for business development. The mall is worth being for snapping amazing Arabian architecture. This grand mall, by Lals, features bowling alley, 8 screens and many more.
Ibn-Battuta is world's largest themed shopping mall. It is named and honored after Ibn-Battuta who wandered India, China, Egypt, Andalusia, and Persia. It has six courts according to the paces Ibn-Battuta had been to. The architecture of every court belongs to all six countries. With 275 retailers, it also has 50 restaurants & food outlets, 21 cinema screens. It houses city's only IMAX theatre. It hosts many events and occasions.
This incredible mall is situated on the bank of historic creek. This marvelous property is famous for residential and entertainment along with business development. It is "city-within-city" that allows one to reside here and develop their business. It also houses various restaurants, residential communities along with golf course. With 400 retail shops, it has 12 cinema screens, 75 restaurants and 6500 car parking space at a moment
Dubai Deira Centre is the city's oldest or first mall. Built in November '95, today it stands redefined concept of malls. For Dubai, it stands as first shopping destination as potpourri of retail outlet, restaurants, hotels, entertainment facilities and many more. It is one of the most visited malls in the city.
Dubai is a land where enormous malls stands and has their own reason for attracting horde of globetrotters. Malls in Dubai contribute tremendously in the Middle East tourism. Each and every mall is as different as chalk and cheese with their features and also architecture.