Dubai Souks

While Dubai’s traditional marketplaces may not be as big and popular as they once were, they are just as vibrant, colourful and exciting, and rival any of the mod cons and glitz of the new malls, in terms of experience and excitement.

Largely located in Deira and Bur Dubai on either side of Dubai creek, you can grab an abra to traverse up and down the creek for a truly local experience.

There are a range of different souks, including spice souks for fresh herbs and spices, gold souks for jewellery, textile souks for brilliant silks and perfume souks where you can get a custom made scent to perfectly match your personality. There are also several souks, such as Souk Madinat Jumeirah and Meena Bazaar, which incorporate a range of goods both old and new.

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