In the Al Karama district of Dubai, there is the famous Fake Market with counterfeit items mostly from China. However, this part of the city looks very run down and doesn’t really fit in with the other cityscape of Dubai. It’s probably only a matter of time before it will be demolished and a new modern shopping mall will be built there.
In the Dubai Mall, you will find around 1200 shops with clothing, electronics, drugstores, shoes, jewelry, watches, perfume, opticians, entertainment, supermarkets, and much more.
Here we present the best downtown Dubai sights that you should see. The highlight is of course the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall, which of course are among the city’s top attractions.
The Mercato Shopping Mall in Dubai is a medium-sized shopping center and a real eye-catcher with around 140 stores in Jumeirah Dubai. The theme of the mall is tailored to Italian conditions and visitors feel immediately transported back to Italy. The shops are very elaborately created and have a Mediterranean flair.
Tourists interested in learning more about the history of the United Arab Emirates should visit the Etihad Museum. It is a spectacular building with impressive architecture and therefore recommended for a visit.
When it comes to jewelry, Dubai is second to none. Firstly, historically Dubai is the birthplace of pearl divers. Secondly, the world’s largest Gold Bazaar operates here.
It is obvious that watches art is going through difficult times. However, this prolonged crisis, which disrupted the way of life, provided an incentive for many brands to rethink traditional values and open their hearts to new ideas.
One of the historic areas of Dubai Deira is on the right bank of Creek Bay, which divides Dubai into two parts. Deira is also a resort and suburb that is part of Dubai. From the north, the area is bounded by the Persian Gulf and to the east by the city of Sharjah. On the coast of Deira, there is a marina for ships and yachts sailing to Dubai, the port of Said, where it is interesting to observe the life of the whole city.