Abu Dhabi Shopping
If you are new in Abu Dhabi, you might be itching to go to a mall and do a little
shopping. But you know very well that choosing the right mall is a very hard
thing to do, especially if you do not know anyone who has any experience
shopping in Abu Dhabi. Before you go sulking in one corner, hereís a few
information that can probably light your way.
Compared to Dubai, Abu Dhabi is not exactly a shopping haven. But that doesn't mean that you can't do your shopping here. There are a lot of malls where you can do your shopping and have a most wonderful time.
The Abu Dhabi Mall is a good place to shop. This is a building consisting of four stories of different fashion outlets. It houses famous trademarks such as The Body Shop, Benetton, Mango, and Mothercare. The good thing about this place is it is very near the airport. That means that you can do your shopping just after getting down from the plane. It also houses a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, cinemas and bowling rinks so this will be a very good place for you to have fun.
You can try the Marina Mall if you are a fan of Ikea, Zara, Bulgari, Gucci, Fendi, and designer lingerie brands. This is the next biggest mall in the capital just next to the Abu Dhabi Mall. It contains more than 300 stores, two hypermarkets and four supermarkets. It also has a Mercedes-Benz showroom so this is also a good place to shop for those who are interested in cars.
The Fotouh Al Khair Centre is the best place for those who want to buy Marks & Spencer products. If, on the other hand, you have the taste for Arabian artifacts, you can opt for the Khalifa Centre. You will get a lot of beautiful souvenirs in this place.
Are you looking for jewelry to enhance your looks? That will not be a problem. You can always visit the Madinat Zayed Gold Center to get your choice of precious stones. They have everything here, from yellow gold to while gold, semi-precious stones and pearls.
If you have kids your kids with you, the best place will be the Al Muhairy Centre. This is near to the Fotouh Al Khair Centre. The first floor of the mall is devoted has a variety of stores where you can shop. You can also go to FunWorld if you want to have family entertainment. This offers a lot of games and educational entertainment that your kids will surely have a lot of fun.
So if you are new in Abu Dhabi, don't think that you cannot have fun. Y0u just have to mark these locations and you will definitely have a grand time. If you are a tourist, you can drop by these malls and find the best souvenirs that you can give to your friends or family. Or if you will be spending the next months living here, you can have the most fantastic time with your newfound friends at the mall of your choice. So go on and enjoy your new life in Abu Dhabi. Go shopping at your heartís content and have the perfect mall life in a strange land.