Dubai is one of the fastest growing shopping destinations in the world. The city has created a large number of malls to attract millions of tourists each year. The city’s Dubai Mall is also having the title of the largest shopping mall in the world.
In this article, we have made a list of 10 largest shopping malls in Dubai to make your specialize tour of shopping.
10 Largest Shopping Malls in Dubai for Shopping Tour
1. Dubai Mall
The Dubai Mall is the largest shopping mall in Dubai as well as in the world by total area. The mall has total four floors with more than 1200 stores, covering an area of 5,400,000 square feet.
The Dubai mall was opened on 4th November, 2008. It was developed by UAE based Emaar Properties. The mall is located in the downtown Dubai, multi-billion dollar project in the city.
The Dubai Mall has so many attractions such as gold souk, fountains, Fashion Avenue, dinosaur, waterfall and many others. The mall attracts more than 750,000 visitors each week. It is one of the best places to watch beautiful New Year’s Eve celebrations.
2. Mall of the Emirates
Mall of the Emirates is the second largest shopping mall in Dubai, covering the retail floor area of 2,400,000 square feet. The mall is located in Al Barsha, Dubai and owned by the MAF Holding. There are total 11 anchor tenants and more than 700 stores and services in the mall.
Mall of the Emirates has so many unique attractions such as the indoor ski resort and Snow Park, international brands, VOX Cinemas, Magic planet and many others.
BurJuman is the third largest shopping malls in Dubai. It is one of the oldest shopping malls in Dubai, which is located on the Sheikh Zayed Street, Dubai. The mall was developed and owned by the Al Ghurair Group.
BurJuman has more than 300 branded stores and services. There are two anchor tenants in total with four floors. The mall has ample space of parking to handle 3,400 cars at a time.
4. Deira City Centre
Deira City Centre is the fourth largest mall in Dubai, covering an area of 1,300,000 square feet. It was opened on 27th August, 1995. The shopping centre is owned by the Majid Al Futtaim Group. Deira City Centre has more than 340 branded stores and services.
Diera City Centre has luxury hotel, fashion stores, food court and entertainment zone. The shopping centre was also one of the oldest shopping centres in Dubai.
5. Dubai Festival City
Dubai Festival City is one of the unique projects in the city of Dubai. The project is being developed for the entertainment, business activities and the residential buildings. The city has many zones such as the shopping, entertainment, communities, sports and others.
Dubai Festival City is having a separate zone for the shopping, known as the Festival Waterfront Centre which includes the popular shopping malls such as HyperPanda supermarket, IKEA and Ace Hardware.
6. Ibn Battuta Mall
The Ibn Battuta Mall is the sixth largest mall in Dubai, covering an area of 521,000 square meters. It is located on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, which is the nearest interchange 6 for the Jebel Ali village. The mall was developed and owned by the Nakheel Properties, one of the biggest developers in the city of Dubai.
The Ibn Battuta Mall has more than 400 branded stores and services. The mall has a unique concept of the design. There are total six courts, consist of design inspired from six countries, visited by Ibn Battuta.
7. Lamcy Plaza
The Lamcy Plaza is the seventh largest mall in Dubai. It is located on the Sheikh Rashid Road, Dubai. There are so many popular food brands available in the plaza such as the Pizza Hut, Bombay Chowpatty, KFC, Cold Stone, Baskin Robbins and more.
8. Mercato Shopping Mall
The Mercato shopping mall is the eighth largest shopping mall in Dubai, covers an area of 247,000 square feet. It was developed and owned by the Al Zarooni Group. The mall has more than 100 branded stores and services. The mall has a parking facility of 1000 cars at a time. the Mercato shopping mall was designed to look like a small town of a Mediterranean.
9. Wafi Mall
Wafi Mall is the ninth largest shopping mall in Dubai. The mall was constructed based on the pyramid style. The mall includes more than 200 branded stores and services. This shopping mall is located in Wafi City, located in Dubai.
10. Al Ghurair City
Al Ghurair City mall is the tenth largest shopping mall in Dubai. It is owned by the Al Ghurair Group, one of the leading construction companies in the Middle East. Al Ghurair City is also one of the oldest shopping malls in Dubai. It is located in Deira, Dubai. It has so many attractions such as the entertainment zone, hotel, dining, fashion stores and much more.