There is never a dull moment in Dubai, with so many fun things to do! A favourite pastime among many is shopping in the city’s magnificent malls, one of which is Al Ghurair Centre, one of the first-established malls.
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Constructed in 1981, Al Ghurair Centre can be considered to be the first modern shopping mall project of its kind not only in Dubai, but in the entire Middle East! It soon became one of the most popular shopping and leisure destinations in the region.
Going Shopping at Al Ghurair Centre
Eventually, the mall underwent a major expansion in 2013. Today, it offers a multitude of shopping, dining, and entertainment activities!
What can we expect to see at Al Ghurair Centre? Here is a quick rundown:
- More than 150 retail outlets,
- Premium and popular dining concepts,
- Family entertainment centre,
- Commercial office spaces,
- Serviced-apartment complex,
- Five-star hotel… and many more!!!
Shoppers can get great deals from the mall’s retail outlets, including awesome offers from fashion brands, home ware, electronics, accessories, and much, much more.
Customers will never get hungry, as there are numerous fast food, casual dining, and fine dining concepts to choose from. (TIP: There’s a Jollibee branch at the mall. Yay!)
For movie buffs, the mall’s Reel Cinema boasts of an 18-screen megaplex featuring the latest blockbusters in state-of-the-art imaging and surround sound!
For companies who are looking for an exclusive location in the heart of Dubai, there is Al Ghurair Office Tower, which is directly connected to Al Ghurair Centre.
Video: Al Ghurair Mall in Al Rigga
Check out this short video clip we’ve taken during our visit in Al Ghurair Centre. This is a go-to mall that a lot of people in Old Dubai go to buy important stuff and enjoy an affordable day outside their homes. We hope the video will give you an insight on what to expect based on this quick virtual tour:
Al Ghurair Centre is open at the following hours:
- Sunday to Wednesday — 10:00 am to 11:45 pm
- Thursday to Saturday — 10:00 am to 1:00 am
If you are traveling via Dubai Metro, you can reach Al Ghurair Centre by heading to Union Metro Station (Red Line), which is the station nearest to the mall.
Whether you’re looking for a place to chill with friends after work, or to spend a fun weekend with your family — Al Ghurair Centre is the place to be! In the meantime, here are some other places to visit in Dubai that you shouldn’t miss seeing during your stay here in the UAE!
Al Ghurair – The Centre
Address: P.O. Box 6999, Al Rigga Road, Dubai, UAE
Telephone: 04 – 2053555 – 80024277
Google Map Location
Below is a map guide to the location of Al Ghurair Centre. The nearest metro is in Union Metro Station (Red Line). You can also walk from Al Rigga metro station (red line) to get to this mall.
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