BurJuman and Deira City Centre: Luxury Shopping in Dubai

9:20 pm  |  25.10.2021

The BurJuman Mall in Dubai in the BurJuman Center of the same name is a luxury shopping mall with numerous luxury brands. Tourists will find there, among others, Chanel, Versace, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Dolce & Gabbana, and Dior. The mall is particularly known for its mix of luxury and high street fashion. The BurJuman Mall Dubai was opened in 1991.

An additional southern extension was completed in 2004. This doubled the size and increased the total number of branches to 300. There were always plans to expand the mall in a northerly direction. Finally, in 2011, the third floor was expanded to include an entertainment area, a food court, and a large supermarket (Carrefour). The multiplex cinema (VOX) is located on the fourth floor.

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Luxury Brands

Saks Fifth Avenue is the largest store on BurJuman Mall and sprawls across the mall’s first and second floors. Tourists can find perfumes, cosmetics, and sunglasses on the first floor, while designer clothes, shoes, and accessories are on the second floor. Numerous other well-known shops can be found on the first floor of the BurJuman Center. These include Prada, Miu Miu, Zara, Lacoste, Villeroy & Boch, and Diesel. The labels Chanel, Cartier, Hugo Boss, Louis Vitton, and Ralph Lauren can be found on the second floor. In the older northern part is the large Paris Gallery Store with cosmetics, perfumes, and sunglasses. The majority of the restaurants can be found on the third floor of the mall. In addition to outlets, there is a food court with Burger King, as well as restaurants with Italian, Indian, Chinese, and Japanese cuisine.


The entertainment area for children is also located here. Restaurants serving Italian, Filipino, and international cuisine are on the opposite end of the third floor along with a gym. 

The BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana Hotel is directly connected to the shopping center and has 148 suites. The mall is located in Bur Dubai at the intersection of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road and Khalid Bin Al Waleed Road. Parking spaces are located on the ground floor of the shopping center. The Dubai Creek is close to the BurJuman Center and the BurJuman Mall can be reached quickly with the Dubai Metro via the Khalid Bin Waleed Metro Station.

Opening Hours

If tourists intend to buy a luxury brand, a visit to this shopping mall is recommended. The BurJuman Mall is open between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m., Saturday through Wednesday. Thursday to Friday from 10 a.m. to midnight. Restaurants open an hour longer.

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The Bur Juman Shopping Mall is one of the oldest and most luxurious shopping malls in Dubai. All luxury labels are represented here. No other mall in Dubai has as many luxury brands as the Bur Juman Shopping Mall. The mall is located in the Bur Dubai district. Reachable in about 15 minutes from Dubai Creek. The opening times are similar to the other shopping malls in town. The Bur Juman Shopping Mall was recently expanded with the Bur Juman Residences and the Burj Juman Business Tower. A visit is definitely recommended and if you love luxury brands, you’ve come to the right place.

Deira City Centre

The Deira City Center is one of the largest and most famous shopping malls in Dubai. 

The mall is a bit older and was the first major shopping mall in Dubai. But this is still good and can compete with the other large malls such as the Mall of the Emirates. There are over 370 shops in Deira City Center.

The mall is located in the old Deira district of Dubai. All others are in the new district of Dubai. Right next to it there is also the Sofitel which is part of the mall. The Deira City Center is very popular as this mall always participates in the Dubai Summer Surprises and the Dubai Shopping Festival. There is a very large parking garage with thousands of parking spaces for parking.

Opening Hours

The Deira City Center is open daily from 10:00 am to midnight. So always for 12 hours at a time. Except on Friday from 2 p.m. to midnight. Dubai has long since become the dream destination of all shopping freaks. In the middle of the desert, in one of the most modern metropolises in the world, the small emirate attracts exclusive goods from the hottest fashion designers and jewelers. In glittering, ultra-modern, and fully air-conditioned shopping centers, Dubai’s retailers present the right thing for every taste and for both the small budget and the well-stocked holiday budget. Each district of Dubai has its own distinctive character. North of Dubai Creek in Deira, one of the oldest districts in Dubai.

Popular Shopping Mall

A labyrinth of narrow streets leads directly to both the traditional souks and modern shopping palaces. Shuttle buses run regularly from most hotels so that one can easily reach the hippest shopping malls in Dubai. In 1995 the Deira City Center opened directly opposite the Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. 370 specialty shops of all kinds are spread over 115,000 square meters and over two floors. The shopping paradise is open until late at night.

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On weekdays from Monday to Wednesday, the opening times are until midnight and on weekends that start in Dubai on Thursday, you can go shopping until 1:00 a.m. In the “City of Gold”, of course, the jewelers with their unusual pieces of jewelry should not be missing. Cosmetic shops and elegant fashion stores with high-quality western fashion, fashion for children, and Arab fashion dreams make every visitor’s heart beat faster.

And after a strenuous stroll through the phenomenal offer, a break on the food court, in one of the numerous restaurants, bistros, cafés, or ice cream parlor is really good to freshen up tired limbs for further activities. 

So that the children don’t get bored and parents can browse the shops undisturbed. There is an amusement park for children in Deira City Center with a carousel, slide, and some rides.


For die-hard film buffs, there is not only the shopping mall but also a cinema with a total of 11 halls in which, among other things, films are broadcast using the latest 4D technology. However, the films are only in English or Arabic. The City Center participates in almost all festivals in Dubai and so it is regularly busy. The most popular is the Dubai Shopping Festival, where you can also get hold of some shopping bargains.

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