Dubai Fish Souk

The fish souk is also called fish market in Dubai. When you visit the portside area of the older downtown part, called Deira Corniche going along the beach side of Dubai, it is obligatory to visit the fish souk as well. Of course, only if you bare the strong smell of sea fish. Dubai, being a seaside metropolis has a rich culinary culture in preparing fish dishes, and fish is often eaten over here. Dubai has a very rich variety of sea fishes, it was once a village that dealt…

Visiting the Amazing Spice Souk of Dubai

Spice souk is a great place to visit or to feel the old Dubai with all the culture, sounds and smells. Spice souk is located in the Medina part of Deira, next to Dubai Creek. You can even take a dhow cruise to reach it in a more romantic way. At the spice souk in Dubai, you can see beautiful colours having dozens of different spices. Traditionally, the spices at the Spice souk used to be piled up to form a pyramid-like shape. This way the visitors could enjoy their…

Dubai Perfume Souk

There are all types of souks located in Dubai, although Dubai is originally not famous for its souk as much as Morocco. However, if you look around and have the time to make a good sightseeing, do not miss to visit the souks of Deira. You can find the Perfume souk over here. The Perfume souk is famous for the hundreds of types of different scented oils that Arabic people love using. Therefore, it is time for you too, to explore this beautiful site, and buy many of these great…

Dubai Textile Souk

The Dubai Textile Souk is one great authentic place that you can visit, to see where local people buy their clothes, which include daily wear and the picturesquely colourful kaftans for celebrations or special occasions. Textile souk is a must-visit for everyone who would like to get closer to the old culture of Dubai. Dressing has always played a very important role in the Arabic world. People in the Arabic countries do dress well, even if they are not wealthy. Dubai is famous for its wealth, so it must to…

Gold Souk of Dubai

The souks or old style traditional Arabic marketplaces still form the central part of a city. Gold souk is part of the big souk chain located in Deira, Dubai. If you visit the Gold Souk, you will see that “all that glitters is gold” indeed when you are in Dubai. Dubai Gold Souk is really one of the most popular sites to visit. Souks or Arabic marketplaces form the most interesting part of an Arabic city, where you feel to see the life of the city, and it gives you…

Madinat Jumeirah Souk

If you want to experience some unique shopping experience that Dubai has on offer, then visit the Madinat Jumeirah Souk. This marketplace has a great variety of shops and entertainment facilities. Madinat Jumeirah Souk is a place, specifically built to form a facility of somewhat in-between an old-time souk and a modern shopping centre. It is specifically designed for those who are staying in the Jumeirah district of New Dubai that is famous for its modern shapes than its souks. Therefore, they decided to give tourists more shopping options, so…

Khan Murjan

If you are in Dubai and going on a sightseeing-tour, then you just cannot miss to visit the famous Wafi City, an entertainment complex built in form and with the usage of the architecture and cultural elements of Ancient Egypt. Inside Wafi City, there is a special place called Khan Murjan, the souk area of the Wafi complex. Khan Murjan is really worth visiting for various reasons, so let us talk about this beautiful place in order for you to get to know some information about it. Wafi City was…

Souk Al Bahar

If you have already been to Arabic or Muslim countries, either in the Middle East or in Northern Africa, then you might already know what a souk represents in the daily life of a town. The souk is the heart of the city, or a district, which is always full of life and energy. Of course, souks represent one of the most important cultural heritages of Dubai, and that is why they wanted to mix the new with the traditional this time, in the making of the Souk Al Bahar…

Naif Souk Dubai

Naif Souk in Dubai is a traditional Arabic market where the visitor can find any fabrics and readymade clothes. Naif Souk is among the oldest marketplaces in Dubai. Naif Souk is a shopping spot of locals where you can find bags, toys and duplicates of popular designer wear. This marketplace is located at Deira and it is also known as the ‘Cabin market’. In 2008, the Naif Souk caught fire and out of 190 shops, 184 shops were reduced into ashes. Naif Souk was reconstructed and reopened after two years…