Dubai Tourist Attractions
Dubai has many tourist attractions and shopping in Dubai is one of the major attractions. Dubai sees large numbers of tourists who come especially for shopping in Dubai from countries from as far as Eastern Europe, Africa and the Subcontinent.
Dubai is an open port with low import duties, which results in prices of some of the top brands really low then anywhere else in the world. The duty-free low prices and bargain offers are what attract tourist for shopping in Dubai.
Shopping Capital of the Middle East
Rightly called the Shopping Capital of the Middle East, Dubai has many designer shopping malls and souks are stuffed with products like gold, jewelry, high fashion, electronics, carpets, handicrafts, cars, furnishing and sporting equipments.
There is no place in the world to find these products at unbeatable prices. It is truly a duty free shopper's paradise that gives you more for your money. Dubai's numerous shopping malls cater to every consumer need. In Dubai they celebrate a Shopping film Festival, where along with the attractive bargains you can also win prizes and gifts.
Shopping in consist of jewelry like earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, chains and pendants; spices like cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, incense, dried fruit and nuts; perfumes like designer perfumes or Arabic perfumes; carpets and rugs and local traditional items like copper coffeepots, metal food platters, carved wooden or leather stuffed camels, woolen camel bags and glass water pipes. Dont forget for staying in Burj Al Arab Hotel.
Duty free Shops in Dubai
Besides the shopping and souks, shopping in Dubai can be done at the Duty free Shops. Opened in 1983 by the Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai Duty Free Shops has won several international awards. Among the largest duty free operations in the world, these shops comprises of gold, electronic gadgets, cosmetics, textiles, toys, gifts, books, accessories, caviar and chocolates.
Among the largest duty free operations in the world, these shops comprises of gold, electronic gadgets, cosmetics, textiles, toys, gifts, books, accessories, caviar and chocolates.
Dubai Shopping Hours
Shopping hours in Dubai are from 9 in the morning to 1 in the afternoon and then again from 4 in the evening till 9 at night. Most of the supermarkets stay open all day from Saturday to Thursday. All shops close for Friday prayers from 11.30 in the morning to 1.30 in the afternoon. Dubai Shopping malls are generally open on Friday evenings until late.