€£$
по-русскиen Español (pronto)
enter
1511things to do
in the world
117things to do
in Emirates
81things to do
in Dubai

Buy datesin Dubai, United Arab Emirates

#17of 81 things to doin Dubai

Oddviser

adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to ride a board on volcano in Nicaragua?How to walk inside the active volcano in Greece?How to feed flying dogs in the jungles of Thailand?How to cycle along the Great Wall of China?How to swim in the famous Trevi Fountain in Rome?How to ride a kayak along the canals of Venice?How to walk on the roofs of skyscrapers in Dubai?
Join usit's more fun together :)
Making a list of souvenirs from Dubai, do not forget to include a box of dates in it. These juicy fruits have a bunch of useful properties, they satisfy hunger and are insanely delicious.
How to buy dates in Dubai
In the Emirates, more than 100 varieties of dates are represented, such a diversity can not be found anywhere else in the world. And it's not surprising that one-fifth of the world's harvest of these fruits is grown here.

In addition, for thousands of years of cultivation of these fruits Arabs invented hundreds of ways to prepare them. Fresh, dried, glazed - in the Emirates dates are glazed in chocolate, poured with honey, jam and syrup is make of them, sometimes they are stuffed with nuts... And this is not a complete list of date fantasies of Arab culinary specialists :)

How to do?

1. In Dubai, you can try dates in a special date supermarket, shopping moll, cafe or on the market. Try all sorts and don't forget to buy some home.

Where to do?

#11Spice Souk in DubaiSpice Souk

The old Spice Souk is not yet touched by «the civilization» it keeps traditions and primordial appearance, but the number of shop counters here reduce every year.

Location: Deira district, D 85, Al Ras (just off Sikkat Al Khail Rd).
Open hours: the market is open seven days a week from 10:00 to 22:00, on Friday it opens at 16:00.

How much?

1 kilogram of dates costs about 60 dirhams.

Reviews

Guest16 January 2021

More things to do in Dubai

#60Try the "real" shawarma in DubaiTry the "real" shawarmaoddviser

Try the "real" Arab shawarma and compare it with the same dishes cooked in your country. Which is better?

4
#65Drive Audi R8 on a racing track in DubaiDrive Audi R8 on a racing trackoddviser

Accelerate from 0 to 100 kph in just 3.2 seconds with an ungoverned top speed of 330 kph – adrenaline rush guaranteed!

1450Dubai Autodrome
#25Try wadi bashing in DubaiTry wadi bashingMohammed Lee

Four wheels plus tricky road equals mind-blowing adventure! For thrill-seekers only! Get ready to charge your batteries!

Hatta Wadi
#59Visit Bedouin Village in DubaiVisit Bedouin Villageoddviser

Get to know about specific features of the way of life maintained by the people of the desert, their traditions and customs.

Rub' al Khali desert
#52Try light Arabic coffee in DubaiTry light Arabic coffeeJoan Naples

Make the traditional Arabic coffee ritual — treat yourself with a cup of Arabic coffee in twilight of local coffee shops.

10
#79See Dubai from the perspective of A Falcon's Eye View in DubaiSee Dubai from the perspective of A Falcon's Eye View

Do not miss the opportunity to view Dubai "from the eyes of a falcon" in the smallest detail.

300Burj Khalifa
#6Admire the singing fountain in DubaiAdmire the singing fountainR.R.Mix

Look how the fountain jets draw fancy colored patterns, flying up to a height of 150 meters. It`s an absolute stunner.

FREEThe Dubai Fountain
#11Dinner at 495-meter height in DubaiDinner at 495-meter heightJoan Naples

Have dinner in the highest restaurant in the world, which, just like most latest and greatest things is in the UAE.

125At.mosphere Restaurant
#3Go to a desert jeep safari in DubaiGo to a desert jeep safarioddviser

Desert safari on all-wheel jeep will make your trip to Dubai one of the most memorable adventures in you life.

Rub' al Khali desert
#26Try candies in Candylicious in DubaiTry candies in Candyliciousoddviser

If you are not on a diet, enter Candylicious, a fairy place where you can try more than 5000 types of sweets and candies.

Candylicious
#13Buy burqa in DubaiBuy burqaoddviser

Try on a traditional Arab accessory that used to be a symbol of beauty and femininity. Feel the Arab authenticity.

20
Know more things to do?Guest

Share your ideas of what to do in Dubai with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!

Photo credit © http://mishka.travel