Imagine yourself in another world in the Ibn Battuta shopping center

Even though you are in Dubai, you can visit China, India, Malaysia, Egypt and Persia on the same day! Just visit the Ibn Battuta Mall and you will achieve this! This huge shopping center is divided into different zones, where you can see different parts of the world without having to leave Dubai. You can find all kinds of shops in Ibn Battuta, but also many entertainment options such as an indoor amusement park, a bowling alley and an IMAX cinema. Ibn Battuta is a bit more remotely located from the center of Dubai and therefore you wil find less tourists compared to the other malls. You can easily reach Ibn Battuta by car and public transport.

The six different parts of Ibn Battuta Mall

The name of Ibn Battuta Mall is derived from the explorer from the fourteenth century called Ibn Battuta. He was only twenty-one when he embarked on his great journey, which would take a total more than twenty-four years and bring him to six different countries: Tunisia, Egypt, Persia, India, China and Andalusia. Along the way he experienced many adventures that have become legends. The design and decorations of Ibn Battuta Mall are based on these legends and the six countries that Ibn has visited. You will find a big stone elephant from a counterfeit Chinese warship for example.

Which shops do you find in Ibn Battuta Mall?

If you enjoy shopping you can spend many hours in Ibn Battuta Mall. You will find shops such as American Eagle Outfitters, Forever 21, G-Star Raw, GAP, Superdry, Tommy Hilfiger and many others. In addition to fashion stores you can find a shops that focus on art, carpets, souvenirs, books, cosmetics, perfume, electronics, toys and many other things.

What else can you do in the Ibn Battuta Mall?

Besides shopping and looking at the beautiful decorations in the shopping center, you can also do a lot of other things in the beautiful Ibn Battuta shopping center. Watch a movie in the Novo cinemas, which has multiple IMAX screens with comfortable cinema seats. If you have your kids with you, you can Fun City with them. This large indoor playground is a paradise to kids and they can play for hours. But also adults can enjoy themselves in Ibn Battuta Mall, because there are various bowling alleys, billiard tables and three soundproof private karaoke rooms. So there’s something to do for the whole family in Ibn Battuta Ma

Q How can I get to Ibn Battuta Mall by public transport?

Take the Dubai metro and get off at the IBN Batutta station. From there it's a short walk to the IBN Battuta Mall. To travel by public transport you need a NOL card. Read more on our page about the NOL card in Dubai.

Q Is there a parking close to Ibn Battuta Mall?

Take Sheik Zayed Road and take exit 27 and follow the signs to IBN Battuta Mall. There's a large parking where you can park your car for free. Read more on our page about parking in Dubai.

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