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Sahara Centre in Abu Dhabi & Dubai UAE Directory


Strategically located on the Dubai – Sharjah highway, Sahara Centre is undoubtedly one of Sharjah’s landmarks and the UAE’s complete family shopping and entertainment destination. When it opened for Business in February 2002, the Sahara Centre was determined to make its mark. Officially inaugurated that month, it set a world record on its opening day with the longest ribbon ever wrapped around the building, some 4,500 metres (14,850 feet) in length. A ribbon-cutting event culminated in a spectacular fireworks display – and the sparks have kept on flying. For its grandeur opening, the Mall was honoured with the Maxi Award for the Best Opening of a shopping mall in the world. Sahara Centre boasts a unique and highly attractive mix of anchor tenants, renowned International brands and the finest regional stores and kiosks, providing an unparalleled shopping and entertainment experience. In the three years it has been in operation the Centre has established itself as the No.1 shopping mall in Sharjah and a leader in the UAE’s fiercely competitive big-ticket retail sector. Sahara Centre is a destination for lifestyle shopping with everything under one roof. It’s unique retail offerings include a wide range of fashion items for the entire family along with sporting goods, toys, cosmetics, jewellery, books, home furnishing and electronics. Some of the mall’s key anchors are: Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us, THE One, Spinneys, Grand Cinemas and Adventureland. The mall’s distinctive architecture and design features a unique spacious environment with exquisite wide open spaces, natural light, comfort and calm. This unique appealing ambiance offers the ultimate joyous experience for the entire family. The mall’s multicultural food court offers an intriguing array of international dishes, alongside a number of cafes and restaurants, ensuring a pleasant dining experience for the convenience of mall customers. The food variety offered by the 32 food court units ranges from Italian, Chinese, Iranian to Indian and Arabic, as well as global brands such as McDonald’s, KFC, Burger King, and others, all of which is guaranteed to gratify the tastes of all age groups and nationalities. Sahara Centre is also home to one of the largest indoor family entertainment centres in the Middle East. With a staggering 70,000 square feet in area dedicated to 20 thrilling rides and attractions including the UAE’s first indoor roller coaster, first multi-level train and first indoor water flume ride. Sahara Centre consistently attracts more than half a million visitors every month, which is higher than the estimated average for UAE malls. Open from 10am to 10pm on weekdays and from 10am until 11pm at weekends, and with every shoppers whim in mind, the centre plans to carry on providing customers with opportunities to have a great day.


Address: Sahara Centre, P.O. Box: 510051, Sharjah, UAE
Telephone: 971-6-531-3666
Fax: 971-6-531-5679
Website: http://www.saharacentre.com/