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Spice Soukin Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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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.
Spice Souk, Dubai
It is a place where the atmosphere of the old Middle East literally fills the air – at Spice Souk the smells of all kinds of spices and herbs can make you light-headed. You can come here just for an excursion, but walking along the narrow streets of the market, it is simply impossible to resist a purchase.

Spice Souk in Dubai
Photo: Spice Souk in Dubai, © Alex Berger/Flickr

Spice Souk in Dubai
Photo: Spice Souk in Dubai, © dario dp/Flickr

They sell here hundreds of different kinds of spices, nuts, dried fruit, hookah accessories, herbs and seeds. Many of them are available for tasting before you buy.

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#27Visit the oldest spice market in DubaiVisit the oldest spice marketoddviser

It is one of the most popular markets in Dubai. The air here is saturated with the aromas of herbs and spices.

#53Visit the Old Market in DubaiVisit the Old Marketoddviser

Hasten to visit the old Spice Souk in Dubai, which can be supplanted by rapidly emerging hypermarkets any time soon.

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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.
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