Inside a grand old bazaar

Walking around Grand Souq in Deira — one of the oldest bazaars in Dubai — is like being in a labyrinth, despite housing only 30-odd shops. Along with the Spice Souq, which is adjacent, Grand Souq brings back the old-world charm.

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Published: Sun 18 Aug 2013, 4:39 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 9:17 AM

Here, one encounters merchants selling cheap textiles, scarves, ladies’ accessories, toys, kitchenware, spices, henna, chocolates, perfumes and dried fruits. One can also find shisha pipes, white robes and even belly-dancing costumes. And the aroma of spices and perfumes follows you even when one gets out.

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