If seeing all those flowing robes has made you want your own gutra (white headcloth worn by men in the Gulf States), grab yours at this ageing mall. The place to shop for national dress, it offers stylish abeyyas (full-length black robes worn by women) and shaylas (headscarves), quality leather sandals, and dishdashas (men’s traditional robes) in shades of ivory, brown and grey.

There are also some specialty shops selling everything from Arabic jewellery to handwoven rugs and international fashion outlets such as French Connection, Mexx and Guess.