In the list of the most popular activities in Dubai, shopping figures prominently. The city is home to some of the most impressive shopping malls in the world, including the Dubai Mall of course, but also the Mall of the Emirates. Much more than just a shopping mall, the Mall of the Emirates is a must-see entertainment venue in Dubai.
MALL OF THE EMIRATES: THE OTHER TEMPLE OF SHOPPING IN DUBAI
This huge shopping mall is one of the largest in the United Arab Emirates, with nearly 2,421,880 square feet (225,000 square meters) of retail space. It is the second largest shopping mall in the city, behind the Dubai Mall which is the largest shopping mall in the world.
In this mall, you can find an incredible variety of stores and boutiques:
- Department stores
- Fashion stores (men, women, children, luxury stores...)
- Toy stores
- Souvenir stores
- Electronics stores
- Jewelry and watch stores
- Eyewear stores
- Beauty salons
- Decoration stores...
In addition to these stores and many other specialized stores, several hypermarkets are also grouped in the Mall of the Emirates.
MORE THAN A SHOPPING MALL
The Mall of the Emirates is not just a place for shopping, there are many other activities waiting for you inside. If you want to have a meal or a pleasant break, there are a number of cafes, fast food outlets, restaurants and ice cream parlors in the mall's aisles.
In fact, the Mall could almost be considered an amusement park. It is also known worldwide thanks to Ski Dubai, an incredible ski resort located in the heart of a city where it rarely gets below 86 °F (30 °C)! You can ski and snowboard there, but also go zip-lining or meet the penguins.
There you'll also find one of the largest movie theaters in the United Arab Emirates, as well as other spectacular attractions.At Magic Planet, a popular family resort, you can play a round of Yalla ! Bowling, Astro Blaster and many other games. At Gravity Trampoline Park, you can try out one of the world's largest indoor trampolines, and at Dreamscape, you can enjoy interactive virtual reality experiences.
MALL OF THE EMIRATES opening HOURS
The Mall is open to visitors every day of the year. From Sunday to Wednesday, it is open from 10 am to 10 pm, and the rest of the week from 10 am to midnight
HOW DO I GET TO THE MALL?
This large shopping complex is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, one of the main arteries of Dubai.
To get there, you can take the Dubai Metro Red Line and get off at the Mall of the Emirates station.