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INTRODUCTION

Emirates is a great place to visit and has become a hotspot for all travelers. Every year millions of people from different countries travel to the emirates to enjoy and explore. Emirates has so much to offer that you just can't explore all in one trip. In the emirates, there are several places to visit, like historical places, museums, restaurants, resorts, beaches, and whatnot. While reading this article about emirates, our focus will be on the shopping category; even in this category, there is too much to cover. There are many options to consider; one can visit shops, local markets, or malls, as these are the three best options.
Today in this article, we will read about the best places to go shopping in Emirates. To apply for an Emirates visa, you can visit Etihad UAE Visa.  

SOUKS IN UAE  

"Souks" is the term used for the Arab marketplace. These are the markets usually with bulk shops selling specific products.  

CARPET SOUK - ABU DHABI: 

If you are planning a day to go carpet shopping, Abu Dhabi's Carpet souk is the best place for you. With over 100 shops selling carpets, this is the ideal place for carpet shopping. From Persian to Afghani origin to even locally created patterns, everything is available for you.  

GOLD SOUK - DUBAI:

This souk market is the most renowned and one of the world's most famous markets. This is the gold souk market of Dubai, where you can see gold you have never seen before. Hundreds of shops filled with tons of gold products, from necklaces to earrings to rings to anything you can imagine. Even royal gold crowns are sold here. One can find great deals on gold items here.  

SPICE SOUK - DUBAI:

This Dubai spice souk is located in Al Ras and is the biggest souk you can find in the Emirates. You can quickly tell that you are in the Spice Souk with closed eyes because of the smell of various spices. You can find any seasoning you want at affordable rates.  

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PERFUME SOUK - DUBAI:

Scents play an essential part in the Arab lifestyle; it means a lot to them as it also shows their luxurious lifestyle. This souk is located just next to the Dubai gold souk, and the moment you reach the end shops at the gold souk, you will know what's next. The luxurious and rich smell of various perfumes and attars. Prices are not fixed. You can bargain and get a good deal.  

CENTRAL SOUK - SHARJAH:

This souk was established in 1979; since then, it is still running, and people love to visit here and shop for their needs. This is the last souk on today's list. The reason behind it is that it is a one-stop for all. Here you can find all items, including pottery, perfumes, spices, gold jewelry, and many more.  

MALLS IN UAE  

UAE has some of the best malls in the world, and you can visit them for spinning; there is everything you need and every brand you can think of.  

MALL OF EMIRATES

A landmark may be visited in addition to shopping at the Mall of the Emirates. The first shopping resort ever built is located in the middle of Dubai. It carries over 600 brands and everything you could need, including apparel, accessories for the home, technology, and athletic items. There is a store here for whatever you would need or want. In addition, this mall provides excitement and pleasure for families with a variety of kid-friendly entertainment areas. 

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IBN BATTUTA MALL

Do you desire to travel the world? Then you should unquestionably go to Ibn Battuta, the largest themed mall in the world, and a memorial to the explorer of the same name who lived in the 14th century. The mall represents six separate "courts": China, Egypt, Tunisia, India, Persia, and Andalusia. 

THE DUBAI MALL

One of the biggest malls in the world has terrific family-friendly attractions for visitors of all ages. Explore high-street favorites like H&M and Zara, as well as department stores like Bloomingdale's and Galleries Lafayette, all under one enormous roof. Luxury brands have found a home in Fashion Avenue, a specialized mall area well-liked by couture fans. Visit the adjacent Level shoe store for the most fabulous footwear, and indulge in timeless Christian Louboutin, Fendi, or Dior styles. 

MERCATO MALL

The Mercato Mall imitates the appearance and atmosphere of an Italian hamlet from the Renaissance, replete with cobblestone streets and piazzas. Shoppers may spend the day perusing the newest offerings from global brands, including Gap, Mango, Bershka, and H&M. There are also some excellent food alternatives nearby. Visit Arabian Tea House for traditional Emirati meals and a warm cup of Karak chai, or indulge in delectable treats at Cinnabon. 

DUBAI MARINA MALL

Dubai Harbor Mall, located alongside the glistening Marina, provides a relaxed family shopping experience. It houses several multinational stores focusing on low-cost high-street apparel and relaxing beauty treatments. There are several restaurants with outdoor alfresco seating at the water's edge if you need to refuel.
After a long day visiting various shopping spaces, the best thing one can get is a good meal. Here's an article for some best restaurants in Emirates.  

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CONCLUSION

This article was about the best places to go shopping in the Emirates and has all the required information. Above, we have discussed some of the best markets and malls in the Emirates where you can visit and buy anything you want. The malls in the emirates are great, and every mall has a different ambiance so that you can visit any mall and you won't feel bored. Visiting these places will give you a never to forget experience on your trip. For the best visa services, you can visit Etihad UAE Visa.  

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Frequently Asked Questions

After the Dubai Mall Downtown, the Mall of Emirates (MoE) is the largest in Dubai. You may go to the MoE by automobile from Dubai in Abu Dhabi (the MoE is before the Marina) or by Metro (there is a station MoE). 
 

The cost of luxury products in the UAE is more in line with US prices. However, compared to China, South East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, and MENA nations, luxury items are still 15% to 25% less expensive in the UAE. 

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