If you’re planning a trip to Dubai, you probably have a big list of things to do during your stay. One of the favorite activities is shopping in Dubai. Upon arrival you will be surprised by the huge shopping malls built in this beautiful city. I invite you to read this article to learn more about shopping in Dubai.
You can easily set aside a whole day for shopping; the malls are so big that they don’t offer a lot of stores, but they do offer a lot of attractions for people who also want to have fun in another way. They have delicious restaurants, great cinemas and more.
The biggest names when it comes to shopping centers are: Deira City Centre, Wafi City and The Walls of Emirates. Each of them offers a unique attraction for visitors, and you’ll probably never look at your ordinary mall the same way. Wafi City is a shopping center decorated in an Egyptian theme with many details in its construction, while the competition in the Emirates Walls has a covered snow field. Yes, you can even ski there!
As for shops, you can find franchises of the main brands all over the world, including designer stores and at similar prices. In smaller numbers you will find local stores and brands inside the malls. The best items to shop in Dubai are electronics as you can find many great prices and values. Of course, there are also many interesting items with local flavor, such as Arabian souvenirs, Bedouin rugs and jewelry.
What are the shopping hours in Dubai? Well, malls open at 10 am and close at 10 pm for the most part, some day they may close at midnight, and they are open every day of the week.
Dubai is a really interesting city for shopping, thanks to the great malls, services and fun extra activities to do while you shop. Add that to the fact that there’s no sales tax, and you won’t want to stop shopping on your trip.