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A guide to shopping in Dubai

If you are visiting Dubai for your next vacation, you will certainly have a lot to do during your stay. However, either you are visiting Dubai for a short weekend trip or a long holiday, shopping is something that you will definitely include in your Dubai trip. If you want to be prepared and to know where to go and what to buy from the beginning, read the following comprehensive guide to shopping in Dubai.

Shopping in Dubai

Many tourists visit Dubai for sight-seeing or for relaxation and manage to find some time for shopping as well. However, those who know better, organise trips to Dubai just for shopping. This is why, Dubai is also referred to as the 'Shopping Capital of the Middle East'.

Where to shop?

Whilst you are in Dubai you can either shop in markets or in shopping malls. Markets Visiting Dubai markets is a great experience. You can visit as many as you can and you must not also forget the Spice Souk and the Al-Sabkha Road, which are considered tourist attractions. You can also visit the Gold Souk, and the Sikkat al-Khali Street for great shopping opportunities mainly on jewellery, from salesmen, who are strictly regulated in terms of price and quality. You will find necklaces, rings, bangles, earrings brooches in extremely low prices. The markets you are going to visit depend mainly on what you are looking for. For example, you can also visit the Electronics Souk. However, whichever Dubai market you visit, you must not forget that you are only there to bargain. Shopping malls
The most known Dubai shopping mall used to be the Emirates Mall. In Dubai, you will find the biggest mall in the world, namely the Dubai Mall. In Dubai Mall you will find 1,200 outlet stores, cinemas, cafes and restaurants and you will even find an ice-skating rink. The Dubai Mall is literally a shopping paradise, and is ideal for shopping electrical supplies, expensive clothing, carpets, jewellery and of course, Dubai souvenirs.

Shopping in Dubai Airport

The Dubai Airport is renowned for its duty-free section, where you can find great shopping opportunities and good deals. You can visit the Dubai Airport’s duty free shops, either if you are an arriving or a departing passenger. Hence, you should not forget to pass by the Dubai Airport’s shops.

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