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.
Old Souk can be called a peculiar leader of the bazaar trade. It is the oldest bazzar in the emirate.
The assortment of the Old bazaar is beyond comparison. Here you can buy almost anything, from handicrafts and jewelry to carpets, fabrics and souvenirs.
How to do?
1. The old market is located at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, 405.
2. Go through the labyrinths of counters and shops with fabrics, gold and silver juwelry and all sorts of handmade souvenirs. Also, you can buy traditional Arabian outfits here.
Where to do?
The Old Souq
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.13
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