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Dubai's souks and markets: A winter guide

Neeraj Murali

Published on January 13, 2021 at 22.40

As part of the 'World's Coolest Winter' campaign, explore the traditional markets by the creekside this winter

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Located on the Deira side of Dubai Creek, the Gold Souk, Spice Souk and Perfume Souk are all within walking distance.
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Catch an abra for the short ride to the Textile Souk on the opposite bank in Bur Dubai.
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Seasoned cooks will find Spice souk a delightfully aromatic journey, while non-foodies will be amazed by the variety of colours and exotic fragrances.
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Dubai’s famous Gold Souk is one of the best places in the world to shop for fine jewellery, gold and silver and gemstones.
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Take a stroll through the Gold market and pick your daily wear!
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From the souks in Deira, it’s just a short boat ride across the Creek to the covered alleyways of the Textile Souk.
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The many shops here offer a range of hand-woven fabrics.
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While you are there, stop by and feed hundreds of circling seagulls.
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Take a break from the glitz of the city to explore its past.
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And when you have shopped to your heart's content, relax by one of the numerous creekside.
 
 
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