Dubai is a city of dreams which is known for the most popular buildings; Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain. These are one of the few buildings getting more than 80 million tourists every year. Another popular attraction of Dubai is its Dubai Mall which is a huge shopping paradise. Covering the area of 13 million sq.feet, Dubai mall offers a rich shopping, entertainment and dining experience, which makes it one of the ideal tourist destination. To visit Dubai and to experience the Dubai mall, you just need to book your Mumbai to Dubai air ticket.
In order to not get lost in the huge building, there are various electronic directories throughout the building. A visitor can also download the Dubai mall app on their mobile phone where they can see the map of the building along with other information. The mall provides free mobile charging stations and wi-fi to keep you connected always.
Accessibility and timings
The mall is located in the heart of the city, and reaching it is very easy. The most common way to get there is through the metro. You can enjoy the temperature-controlled tunnel on your way to the Dubai Mall. You can also take a taxi by using any cab hiring app like uber or careem. Some people like to drive their own rented vehicle and, in such case, you will find ample parking space in the mall. The Dubai mall opens at 10 a.m. and closes at midnight on Sunday, and during weekdays the timings are 10 a.m. to 1 a.m.
There are over 1,300 shopping outlets in the Dubai Mall, and the most popular one is the Fashion Avenue. The huge shopping hubs incorporate glittering chandeliers, marble flooring, along with over 80 boutique fashion brands.
For a wide variety of fashion accessories and homeware, you should visit the mall’s two stores – Bloomingdale or Galeries Lafayette. If you are hunting for good shoes, then nothing can beat the Level Shoes on the ground floor. The mall has many options for affordable shopping as there are many high street labels from Europe and North America like Ralph Lauren, Zara and Mango.
‘The Souk’ is another section of the Dubai mall that you cannot miss. The section has more than 200 small stores offering traditional jewellery, clothing brands and handicrafts items. The Dubai mall also has many dining options with over 200 different beverage outlets along with big fast-food chains like KFC, McDonald, Fatburger, New York Fries, Burger King etc.
If you are planning to visit Dubai anytime soon, get your Mumbai to Dubai flight tickets booked and make a memorable trip to the Dubai Mall.