The Deira City Centre is the most visited mall in the city of Dubai. It is very conveniently located near the waterfront of Deira in old Dubai at the cross roads of Sharja Bur Dubai and the Airport. The mall is owned and sponsored by the Majid Al Futtaim Group of malls. It is a very popular shopping, entertainment and leisure complex distributed over three levels. The Deira City Centre was opened in 1995 and is considered as an architectural a marvel. It is a huge complex with over 1.2 million square feet of selling area which contains 350 shops and a parking space for over 6000 cars. The City Centre attracts over 20 million visitors each year.
The Deira City Centre has been broadly divided into – Home Court, Fashion Court, World of Good Food, and Fun for All Ages, the Winter Gardens, and the Palm court. It contains a popular hypermarket and an eleven-screen cinema complex called Cinestar Cinemas which is a major source of attraction. The Deira City Centre also houses an eleven-storey office tower, a family leisure complex called Magic Planet, and the Sofitel City Centre Hotel & Residence. The Deira City Centre houses 40 different cafes and restaurants and more than 30 jewelry shops.
The Magic Planet which is the indoor leisure complex is the largest family entertainment centre in the Middle East. It has the most ultramodern simulators, video games, theme rides, a playground and a bowling alley. It also has a health club to cater to the local residents and visitors.
The Deira City Centre has acquired the name of as a mall with atmosphere and you can feel it the atmosphere more so on weekends when the mall is a beehive of activity that makes shopping a real fun experience. The City Centre contains an enclosed souk which contains 14 stores, a textile court and a jewelry court. The Centre also connects directly to the 5-star Sofitel City Centre Hotel and Residence, an eleven storey hotel that has 318 rooms and 112 apartments.
There is an influx of tourists during the weekends exclusively to visit the Deira City Centre, Dubai, as it is the swankiest and the most elegant shopping mall in all Dubai. You can shop to your heart’s content for goods of your choice, be it antiques, carpets, jewels, carpets or gift items. You can be completely assured that you will get only genuine goods without any scope of being sent off with spurious stuff.
If you would like to have to have a unique shopping experience in the Middle East, then you must visit the Deira City Centre which is the premier shopping and leisure zone in Dubai. The Deira City Centre is open on all the days of the week. The mall is open from 10.00 am to midnight from Saturdays to Thursdays and from 2.00 pm to midnight on Fridays.
Come and see why you would find the city of Dubai so exciting. Come and discover the thrill, the magic, and the exhilarating experience of visiting and shopping in the Deira City Centre.