Fish Souk is a traditional Arabic market on open air, a place not only for shopping but also for entertaining walks and dinning with fresh fish just from the see!
Fish Souk in Dubai appeared long before such miracles as Burj Khalifa or Dubai Mall. Therefore, there is a keen sense of the Arabic flavor, smell and taste of the Middle East. Even if you are not planing to buy fresh seafood, visit this place full of tradition and history.
In the morning, the busy market resembles a beehive, here the chefs of famous restaurants, local and travelers, flock to buy fresh seafood. Here, all the representatives of the fauna of the Indian Ocean are sold: shrimps, mollusks, crabs, blue lobsters and rare species of marine life - rock perch, royal shark and Arab caviar. Vendors are traded until blue, and the local cafe prepare goods purchased on the market.
How to do?
1. The fish market is located in the old part of Dubai in the Deira district. You can get here by taxi or metro, the nearest station is Palma Deira.
2. Its better to come early in the
morning, when fishermen only come with a catch or in the evening, when prices fall by half.
3. Buy a fresh fish, bring it to a local cafe - fish will be cooked for your taste.
Where to do?
Fish Souk of Dubai offers an excellent selection of seafood; besides, the market itself is a flamboyant and lively place to visit.55
Location: Deira district
Open hours: Daily from 06:30 till 14:00 pm and from 19:00 till 0.00
Tips and hints
Bargain until you drop.
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