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5 Amazing Things to Buy in Dubai

Are you planning to visit Dubai? If yes, then this blog is for you. Check out the 5 best things to buy in Dubai.

By Cruise Booking Team

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Dubai is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations for tourists from all over the world. The man-made wonder attracts hordes of visitors every year because of its stunning skyscrapers, luxurious hotels, enviable infrastructure, and delectable food options. Another major reason behind the popularity of this bustling city is the endless shopping options it offers to its visitors.


Dubai is no less than a paradise for shopaholics. If you are one of them, you can't simply leave the city without shopping in its attractive 'bazaars'. It is a renowned economic hub where you can find stores of all of your favorite brands.

From clothing, handbags, watches to perfume and cosmetics, you can find all kinds of local and global products in Dubai's sprawling malls. We have curated this blog with the 5 best things to buy in Dubai, just for your convenience. Check them out.

5 Amazing Things to Buy in Dubai

1. Perfumes/Attar

Perfumes or attar hold a very special place in Arab culture and they are undoubtedly an amazing souvenir to take back from the trip. In fact, attars make one of the best things to buy in Dubai for ladies. You can find a huge variety of perfumes almost everywhere in Dubai. The best part about Arab attars is that they are prepared from natural sources like kewra, rose, sandal, mehndi, musk and so on. They are very concentrated and long-lasting. Most Emirati perfumes are alcohol-free and they smell divine.

To buy the best Emirati perfumes, you can check out Spice Souk, Souk in Deira, and a few selected local perfume stores in the malls. Also, don't forget to check out the famous Ajmal Perfume brand, which is a local brand favored by people from all over the world.

2. Chocolates

Dubai offers a phenomenal range of chocolates. You can find all the global chocolate brands in Dubai malls. But the chocolates which you will only find in Dubai are camel milk chocolates. These are local chocolates which are made from the finest quality camel milk. They are not only delicious but also very healthy as well. They contain many essential nutrients from camel milk.

Al Nassma is a brand which is known for its delectable camel milk chocolates. These chocolates come in five different varieties: macadamia, whole milk, dates, cocoa, and spiced. You can either pick one variety or get an assorted chocolate box ready to take back home.

3. Dry Fruits & Dates

Dates and dry fruits are a must buy item to add to your Dubai shopping list. Interestingly, UAE alone grows more than a hundred varieties of dates that are rich in essential nutrients like calcium, fiber, potassium, copper, magnesium, etc.

The best thing is you can get the premium quality dates and other dry fruits at a very reasonable price in Dubai. To buy these things, you can check out the famous Meena Bazaar.

4. Gold

You cannot simply leave the "city of gold" without getting attracted to a variety of finest gold ornaments. In fact, more than the oil, Dubai is known for its high-quality gold. If you don't already know, it is the second-largest gold market in the world. Interestingly, because of the low tax policy, you can buy gold at a much cheaper price in Dubai than the rest of the world.

Visit the Gold Souk market in Dubai and check out the sparkling gold ornaments or better, buy some on your way back home.

5. Spices & Condiments

Spices have always been an irreplaceable part of cooking in every cuisine. Dubai, being a multicultural city, has a huge variety of spices and condiments from all across the world. You can find amazing local spices that have a strong flavor and unforgettable aroma. The best place to buy spices in Dubai is the Spice Souk, which has been there since the 19th century.

If you want to take a little bit of Dubai back with you, then don't miss buying the authentic spices. Believe it or not, these spices can turn any dull food into a delicious treat.

What's Next?

Add these 5 amazing things to buy from Dubai mall to your shopping list and get ready to experience the most luxurious trip of your life. Want to maximize your holiday experience in Dubai? Head straight to to explore and book the best cruise tour to Dubai.

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