International travel tips, Dubai shopping guide, souvenir ideas

International travel tips: Dubai shopping guide | Souvenir ideas

Q: “Which are shopping places in Dubai for some souvenirs shopping?” A question by a Quora member seeking International travel tips

 

International travel tips, Dubai shopping guide, souvenir ideas
Beautiful Dubai Souvenirs

 







Answer: Warm greetings from I wish to Travel. There is a reason why Dubai is called a luxury shopping heaven of Middle East and Asia. While there are endless luxury shopping malls within 15 minutes of reach anywhere, there are also plenty of old charm souks (markets) selling more mid-range, affordable items of all kind. Specially, souvenirs. In this mini International travel tips series, we turn a page of Dubai shopping guide and look into some souvenir ideas.







Dubai shopping guide:

There are plenty of places for buying small souvenirs in Dubai. You would find dedicated shops and kiosks in practically every big and smalls malls, touristic places and some times even in hotels.

Following are list of places (Inexpensive and Expensive) in Dubai for some great souvenirs shopping:

Souvenir ideas:

Inexpensive places:

Deira – All around Gold Souk and Spice Souk (Souk means bazaar or market in Arabic)

BurDubai – Al Fahidi Street and full lane along with BurDubai Water Taxi stand (or Abra in Arabic)

Karama – Many small/big shops

Kiosks in shopping centers

International travel tips, Dubai shopping guide, souvenir ideas
Beautiful Dubai Souvenirs






Expensive places:

Souk Medinat Jumeirah, Dubai Mall, Souk Al Bahar (in vicinity of Dubai Mall), The Antique Museum in Al Quoz area and other fancy, high-end shopping Malls.

There are many worthwhile souvenirs one can take home from Dubai but a few most notable and cherished are (1) Replica of Burj Khalifa – World’s tallest tower and (2) 7 Sands Frame (consist of different color sands from 7 different Emirates) (3) Replica of Burj Al Arab (one of most luxurious hotel in the world aka as 7 Stars hotel).

Read more about Dubai and many other fascinating places at Destination Guides

I hope this information was helpful and I wish you a very happy trip…Cheerss..

International travel tips, Dubai shopping guide, souvenir ideas
Dubai Souvenirs






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