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Souk Al-Mubarakiya

Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 2246 5489
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Old souk of Kuwait

This souk is attractive for foreigners who visit kuwait for the first time. It consist of many... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Faisal_AlAbdulKarim
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
via mobile
Historical place to visit

This is a historical place it shows the the old soul or bazar.. great if your looking for cheap... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lostad04
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
via mobile
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  • Average7%
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“old market” (33 reviews)
“kebab” (32 reviews)
LOCATION
Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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+965 2246 5489
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"old market"
in 33 reviews
"traditional market"
in 34 reviews
"kebab"
in 32 reviews
"fruits and vegetables"
in 11 reviews
"old style"
in 22 reviews
"fish market"
in 35 reviews
"shops selling"
in 14 reviews
"traditional clothes"
in 13 reviews
"local food"
in 15 reviews
"fresh food"
in 6 reviews
"kuwaiti food"
in 9 reviews
"money exchange"
in 7 reviews
"gold shops"
in 8 reviews
"traditional place"
in 11 reviews
"sea food"
in 6 reviews
"traditional kuwaiti"
in 12 reviews
"hummus"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This souk is attractive for foreigners who visit kuwait for the first time. It consist of many divided markets in old style and simple shops like gold market, fish market, ladies market, bishoot market (men's cloth), weapons market (not anymore 😁). Many of the shopes...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a historical place it shows the the old soul or bazar.. great if your looking for cheap goods. Also it is one of the best places in kuwait to buy gold ( good quality gold) it is best to visit souk almubarakiya at...More

Thank lostad04
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mubarakiya can be easily called the heritage souk of Kuwait for its sheer elegance and aura. The vegetable market, the dry fruit market, the spices market, the garment market, the novelties market, the fish market and last but not the least the eateries all of...More

Thank Srinivas C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Souk is Arabic for mall, or a shopping area. Al Mubarakiya is in the centre of Kuwait City and is the oldest shopping area. It's has a lot of old shops and is a good place to walk around and look for bargains. Don't expect...More

Thank AmaanArmaanVivek
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole PACKAGE!! It has a lot of varieties of traditional shops.. also many different types of restaurants and nearby cuisines/ contemporary cafes. Highly recommended ;)

Thank Mariam M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old looking market, it's a must to visit Souk Al Mubarakiya if you are going to Kuwait. You'll find too much things to buy there, and it's a good place to bargain. You'll notice a mix of smells there ( fruit and...More

Thank Ahmad A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic place with full of traditional markets. we went there in Ramadan for Iftar and food was delicious.

Thank Makrem D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What do you need? What do you want? It’s all here. We spent an entire afternoon browsing through perfume shops, fabric stores, produce markets, racks of abeyas and so much more. Strolling through the streets and back alleys gives you a sense of what it...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

A great place to explore the historic market scene of Kuwait. You can see people selling authentic historic stuffs to spices , perfumes etc ...A traditional market location and a good place to explore the traditional life and shopping too

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This market is a traditional one... You can find all trditional and some modern items... You name it... It is unique because if its style, old days, bazaars... Traditional food and drinks. It is really original... I love it.

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Alma M
16 October 2017|
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Response from Ashraf A | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. It’s purely traditional Kuwaiti shops.
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Drkwood
30 April 2017|
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Response from flarealtili | Reviewed this property |
Im so so so sorry for the delay. I used both, but good if u have some money on you. With cash, you can negociate better. And THEY LOVE TO NEGOCIATE.
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Reks76
15 November 2016|
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Response from isultan2011 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can but you should contact the souk management
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