If you are planning a Dubai travel, then you probably have a big list of things to do during your stay. Among one of the favorite activities is Dubai shopping. Upon arrival you’ll be amazed by the enormous malls constructed in this beautiful city. I invite you to read on this article to learn more about shopping in Dubai.
You can easily set aside one full day for shopping; the malls are so big that they do not offer a lot of stores but also many attractions for people who also want to have some different kind of fun. They have delicious restaurants, big cinemas and more.
The biggest names when we talk about malls are: Deira City Centre, Wafi City and The Walls of Emirates. Each one of them offers a unique attraction to visitors, and you’ll probably never see your common mall the same way. Wafi City is a shopping mall decorated with an Egyptian theme with a lot of detail on its construction, while the competition down in the Walls of Emirates has an indoor snow field! Yes, you can even ski in there!
As for shops, you can find franchises of the major brands across the World, including designer shops and at similar prices. In a smaller amount you will find local shops and brands inside the malls. The best items to go shopping in Dubai are the electronic goods as you can find a lot of great prices and value. Of course there are also many interesting items with the local flavor, such as Arabian souvenirs, carpets and Bedouin jewelry.
What are the hours to go shopping in Dubai? Well, the malls open at 10am and close at 10pm mostly, some day they might close at midnight, and they are open every day of the week.
Dubai is a really interesting city to go shopping, thanks to the big malls, services and fun extra-activities to do while shopping. Add that to the fact that there is no sales tax and you won’t want to miss going shopping during your travel.