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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.
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