Marina Mall is the largest of the Abu Dhabi shopping malls. With over 400 stores it has everything from small boutiques to international brands such as Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Chanel, Gucci, TOD’S and many more luxurious brands. The mall offerings and services include fashion, electronics, home furnishing shops, car showroom, specialty shops, banks, financial services and hypermarket. It also features new upscale cafes and restaurants and a revolving restaurant on top of a dedicated 30 storey observation tower. The mall’s entertainment and leisure facilities include a bowling alley, a 9-screen multiplex cinema, fun city and ice rink.
There are a number of souks (markets) in the city, but the Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre located in the heart of downtown, is considered Abu Dhabi's best known market. Whether purchasing gifts for family and friends or just wandering past the many purveyors of fine jewellery, this is a must do during your stay in Abu Dhabi.
Located in the Al Mina market area, this souk offers goods imported from Iran such as Persian carpets, oriental spices, colorful textiles, pottery and much more.
A great shopping destination to practice one's bargaining skill, this souk houses a multitude of small shops located side by side. Purchase high quality handmade carpets and rugs from Persia and colorful fabrics from India.
Abu Dhabi Mall
The largest mall in Abu Dhabi, this shopping centre houses over 220 shops, showcasing both local and international brands. A one stop destination to enjoy with families and friends, this shopping complex also hosts variety of family oriented activities, including a family entertainment area, a Cineplex, kids’ center and a bowling alley. In addition, several activities and promotions are held at the main atrium, from performing artists, exhibitions, competitions, book fairs, musical shows, and cultural events featuring traditional arts and crafts.
Al Raha Mall
A lifestyle beachfront shopping mall located on the Al Raha coast, this premiere shopping destination features more than 100 outlets featuring international brand labels and is a one stop shop for visitors to Abu Dhabi.
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