Ibn Battuta Mall Dubai
If you want to see a shopping mall, which is more of an attraction than a shopping place, then you should not miss visiting the beautiful Ibn Battuta Mall. The Ibn Battuta Mall is a genuine place, which we could call an architectural masterpiece is one of the most popular shopping places of Dubai. The shopping mall is so unique that you for sure will need to prepare your cameras to take dozens of photos at the various parts of the shopping mall.
Built in the memory of Ibn Battuta, an explorer from Morocco, who was in fact the very first traveler who could manage to travel around the world and who in fact drew the very first realistic map if it, the mall would like to signify the most important countries or areas which the traveller has visited. This means, that the mall is divided into separate areas. Each one of these areas bears the architectural style and look as if you would make a quick world tour in one entity. The countries which are represented this way include Andalusia (Spain), Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India and China. The builders did their very best to give a great and realistic outlook for each segments of the shopping mall, which looks really unique this way. Ibn Battuta Mall is not the biggest shopping mall of Dubai but for sure, it is the most colourful!
The shopping mall is located in Bur Dubai, very close to the seaside of the district with the Port Rashid and the Dubai Maritime City, which is still under construction. The mall is just a short walk away from the Al Ghubaiba Metro Station and the huge Al Ghubaiba Bus station with around 10 different city buses having their final stations there. The shopping mall is quite close to the main attractions of Bur Dubai, which include the Al Maktoum House or the Dubai Heritage Village. There is also a huge
hypermarket just in front of the Ibn Battuta Mall.
Talking about Ibn Battuta Mall, the shopping mall represents a great variety of stores of all sorts. These range from fashion and Arabic fashion stores to
stores. Each country is represented within the mall in form of courts. Therefore, you can see Persian Court, Egyptian Court and all the other courts when you walk around the mall, which also offers a shuttle for the elderly or for families with babies. The mall has Dubai's second
and it offers a great variety of Western fashion stores such as the H&M, Evisu
... You can also find many new brands' alone-standing stores over here; one example is Besty Johnson, whose creations are very famous in the UK. The mall has also much to offer for the luxury shoppers too and it has a nice variety of jewellery stores as well. Ibn Battuta Mall also has a great brand new IMAX movie theatre that makes it the meeting point of locals.
For the tourists, Ibn Battuta Mall is important because it is the place from where the Hot Air Balloon takes off every morning, to show the beauty of Dubai and its deserts from a bird's perspective. You should not miss this adventure! Yet, Ibn Battuta Mall is an adventure in itself, a great place you should not miss.