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The Old Souqin Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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The oldest market in Abu Dhabi where you can feel the Oriental charm and the spirit of Arabic street trading while walking along unique maze of narrow market streets.
The Old Souq, Abu Dhabi
The old open-air market is a unique labyrinth of narrow market streets. The market stalls offer all kinds of goods: antiquities, handmade items, jewelry, carpets, fabrics, clothes and and a host of other things.

This rundown bazaar is distinctly different from present-day markets. But exactly this feature makes it special. The Oriental flavour, distinctive character and a chance to experience all the charm of market haggling attract curious travellers.

The Old Souq, Abu Dhabi
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#16Take a walk through the old bazaar in Abu DhabiTake a walk through the old bazaaroddviser

Abu Dhabi is growing, changing and improving, but some places remain almost unchanged. One of them is Old Souk, where you can buy authentic souvenirs.

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