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Smoke medwakhin Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Medwakh, made by Arab craftsmen, will sweep you off your feet and add authenticity to your Dubai adventures.
How to smoke medwakh in Dubai
indigenous people of Dubai can't hange msny years of traditions, medwakh smoking including. Medwakh is a smoking pipe of not so big size, straight and polished. As a rule it is made of wood.

Tobacco for medwakh is called dokha. Dokha is grown special for medwakh smoking, then it is dried on a fire and grinded up into powder - sometimes they add powdered roots to give special taste. Dokha is stronger than usual tobacco, and you can find it in different variants - light, middle, hot and spicy.

Medwakh and dokha, Dubai
Photo: Medwakh and dokha

How to do?

1. You can find medwakh on Fish Souk market (among household things) and also in tobacco stalls and shops around the city - here you'll find pipes with delicate trimming; along with it you may be offered a cigarette holder and a case.
2. Medwakh holds only small amount of tobacco just for a few inhaling. You can get pleasure smoking medwakh you have to fill the pipe with the dokha, light it and do a few shallow inhalings and then one deep. Then you need to clean the pipe and if you wish try it one more time.

Where to do?

#8Fish Souk in DubaiFish Souk

Fish Souk of Dubai offers an excellent selection of seafood; besides, the market itself is a flamboyant and lively place to visit.

Location: Deira district
Open hours: Daily from 06:30 till 14:00 pm and from 19:00 till 0.00

How much?

Price for medwakhs varies depending on the type of pipe. On average it costs from 20 to 70 dirhams.

Medwakh pipes, Dubai
Photo: Medwakh pipes

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