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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.
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.
Photo: Spice Souk in Dubai, © Alex Berger/Flickr
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.
Things to do here 4
Buy bakhur for your house
This wonderful invention will bring you back into the atmosphere of the Middle East at any time, even upon arrival home.31
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.AED 6029
Visit the Old Market
Hasten to visit the old Spice Souk in Dubai, which can be supplanted by rapidly emerging hypermarkets any time soon.FREE18
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Spice Souk on the mapLocation: Deira district, D 85, Al Ras (just off Sikkat Al Khail Rd).
the market is open seven days a week from 10:00 to 22:00, on Friday it opens at 16:00.
More places to visit in Dubai
Dubai Creek influenced significantly Dubai developing - just right on its banks first constructions of world-known city have risen.32
In this historical and ethnographic open-air museum you’ll see what Dubai looked like before oil was discovered and mined here.20
The recreation of an old Diving Village demonstrates how Dubai looked in the past and what was its main fisheries - fishing and pearl mining.4
The Dubai Fountain
The world-famous incredible Dubai Fountain astonishes with its unique and impressive water, light, musical and even fire and smoke shows.82
The Island beach club
This is a piece of a real paradise located on a man-made island in the Arabian Gulf. You can swim and sunbathe here as well as try some sport activities.32
Luxurious beach on the unique artificial Palm Jumeirah island makes your hangouts and beach parties bright and remarkable.6
Chelsea Tower skyscraper was built in the heart of Dubai in the best traditions of the modern architecture style of the city.12
HoofbeatZ horse club
HoofbeatZ horse club has gorgeous and the most extensive show program highlighting the unique horse talents.17
Big Red Sand Dune
The Big Red Dune is about 50 km away from Dubai. It’s one of the ultimate places for sandboarding and extreme jeep off-road driving.67
Cafe of ice cream and hand-made chocolate; deserts here are sprinkled with gold and on the menu you can find most expensive ice cream in the world.29
The beach perfectly suits those who got fed up with lazing in the sun on a beach chair and want to have some extreme and dynamic activities on the seashore.9
City Centre Deira
City Centre Deira is a popular place for shopping, different kinds of active entertainments and family activities. Give a try to them all!7