Sharjah is one of the 7 emirates of the UAE… the third largest one, in fact. It also happens to be the only emirate to have land areas on both the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. Cool!
There are plenty of places to visit in Sharjah, such as public parks and museums. Of course, the emirate is also known for its shopping destinations, which include traditional markets (souqs) as well as spacious, modern malls. Let’s get to know more about these malls today!
Best Malls in Sharjah
When it comes to shopping, there is never a dull moment in Sharjah, where you will find some of the coolest malls around:
#1 – Al Arab Mall
Situated across from Sharjah Expo Centre and a 10-minute drive from Dubai Airport, you will find Al Arab Mall in the exclusive Al Taawun area. Covering 258,000 square feet and 600 parking spaces, it has positioned itself as a “community mall” providing shoppers’ needs.
Address: Taawun Roundabout, Al Taawun (near Sharjah Expo Center), Sharjah, UAE
#2 – Al Shaab Village
With more than 250 stores, a food court, supermarket, cinema, ice skating rink, and an outdoor amusement park, Al Shaab Village is undoubtedly one of the biggest malls in the emirates — catering to residents, tourists, and visitors from around the world.
Address: Al Hazana, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 524 2007
#3 – Ansar Mall
Ansar Mall is part of 17 operating centres owned by Ansar Group of Companies across Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. It is a 6-storey mall that includes fashion outlets. Homeware stores, a supermarket, and a children’s play area.
Address: Al Ittihad Road, Al Nahda, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 531 3339
#4 – City Centre Sharjah
Owned and managed by Majid Al Futtaim Properties, City Centre Sharjah is one of the emirate’s most popular shopping attractions. It offers 143 stores, a 12-screen cinema, and dining outlets. It also features Magic Planet, an entertainment centre for the whole family!
Address: Al Wahda Road, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 532 7700
#5 – Matajer Al Juraina
Matajer Al Juraina consists of more than 35 retails stores, dining outlets, and a Magic Planet. Interestingly, it is actually just one among four Matajer centres situated across Sharjah — namely Matajer Al Juraina, Matajer Al Khan, Matajer Al Mirgab, and Matajer Al Quoz.
Address: University City Road, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 552 6044
#6 – Mega Mall
Opened in 2002, Mega Mall is one of the biggest malls in the country — 800,000 square feet spread across four floors. Owned by Citadel Properties, it contains more than 150 retail stores, a 7-screen cinema, food court, and Antic’s Land, a family entertainment centre.
Address: Abu Shagara, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 574 2574
#7 – Oasis Mall
The recently opened Oasis Mall is the 10th mall owned by Landmark Group in the region. Spanning three floors, it will house different brands, including Carrefour, Centrepoint, Fun City, Home Centre, Max, Okaldi, Vincci, and lots of restaurants!
Address: Al Wahda Street, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 516 3667
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/OasisMalls/
#8 – Safeer Mall Sharjah
Owned by Al Safeer Group, Safeer Mall is a three-storey establishment featuring shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Aside from the mall in Sharjah, the group also has malls in the emirates of Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah.
Address: Al Khan Road, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 531 3366
#9 – Sahara Centre
Opened in 2002, the Sahara Centre is one of the UAE’s most popular shopping destinations. Aside from having anchor stores such as Home Centre and Toy ‘R’ Us, it has a new extension that includes Lacoste, Mango, and Tommy Hillfiger. The centre also features Adventureland, the biggest indoor entertainment park in the country.
Address: Near Ramada – Al Nahda Street, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 531 6611
#10 – Zero 6 Mall
Located on University City Road in Al Juraina, Zero 6 Mall contains retail shops, restaurants, cafes, entertainment area, and fitness centres. With this many offerings, the whole family can stay here all day
Address: University City Road, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: +971 6 542 4106
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To beat the summer heat, you can always go to these malls with your family and friends! Meanwhile, if you want to discover more about the emirate, here’s a list of things to do in Sharjah that you should definitely try!