Shopping and Dining on The Walk (Self Guided), Dubai

The Walk is a lively and picturesque waterfront promenade that stretches for little more than a mile (1.7 kilometers). It is situated in front of the Jumeirah Beach Residence, dwarfed by tall white buildings and filled with an attractive array of shops, cafés, supermarkets and restaurants. This was the city’s first outdoor shopping and dining promenade and it is one of its most popular areas.

In addition to exploring the shops, there is the promenade's Covent Garden market, where among other items you can purchase clothing, accessories, handcrafts and sweets. As you progress along the promenade you may be entertained by a variety of street performers, including jugglers and stilt-walkers. During your stroll, keep an eye out for art exhibitions that present the colorful works of artists from the United Arab Emirates.

For refreshments, unwind on the outdoor terrace of a café. Stay for lunch and dinner and be spoilt by the numerous restaurant options offering a global assortment of cuisines. If all that shopping and dining by the water has got you in the mood for a swim, go to the Jumeirah Beach Residence Open Beach. Enjoy a refreshing dip by the sandy expanse, which is in front of the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah and looks over to Palm Jumeirah, the artificial archipelago.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Shopping and Dining on The Walk Map

Guide Name: Shopping and Dining on The Walk
Guide Location: United Arab Emirates » Dubai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.2 Km or 0.7 Miles
Author: nataly

Walking Tours in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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