Shopping Destionation: BurJuman Mall
While Dubai is certainly home to its fair share of glitzy new malls, for many residents, BurJuman is still among of the city’s most treasured shopping destinations. One of the emirate’s first retail complexes, having opened in 1992, the property has remained a vibrant part of the city’s historic Bur Dubai district. Easy to navigate and boasting a choice edit of high fashion, accessories, leisure and entertainment, this compact mall spans just under one million square feet.
Those on the hunt for fashionable finds will be pleased to discover a brilliant blend of high street favourites and covetable designer labels. If it’s the runway’s hottest styles you seek, peruse the latest collections from must-visit brands including Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Fendi, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu and Versace, to name a few. Saks Fifth Avenue is another great place to snap up the hottest spring/summer sensations. Spread over two levels, this swanky space is the famed American department store’s only Middle East location. The perfect finishing touch can then be selected from BurJuman’s bevy of sleek watch and jewellery salons. Feast your eyes on the dazzling diamond creations at Cartier and Chopard or head to the Blancpain, Baume & Mercier and Glashütte Original to discover the most talked about timepieces. Homegrown luxury retailer Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons also has a presence in the mall.
BurJuman also offers an enticing mix of international cafés and restaurants, so there’s plenty to choose from following your retail shopping spree. From exotic Asian f lavours at Noodle House to authentic Iranian cuisine at Hatam, spend the afternoon dining your way around the world. Round off your visit by catching the latest blockbusters at BurJuman’s impressive 14-screen VOX Cinemas. In addition to the 3D and IMAX screenings, guests can enjoy the plush setting and five-star service with a gold class cinema experience.