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Old Kuwaiti Souq Market

Souq almubarakia, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Worth a visit

Great selection of gold and many other luxuries just do not be put off by the constant approached... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2015
Drew H
best place for carpets

With a lovely coffee shop and less hawkers than the Friday market, the Old Souq is a great place to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
GinaB88
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Souq almubarakia, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Great selection of gold and many other luxuries just do not be put off by the constant approached from sellers.

Thank Drew H
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

With a lovely coffee shop and less hawkers than the Friday market, the Old Souq is a great place to shop for carpets ... everything from Iraq, Afghan and Turkish carpets, good quality and prices.

Thank GinaB88
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best places to visit in Kuwait. Bring your camera and appetite! You can get some really cool treats and gifts.

Thank gypsysoul81
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

This place is a market where you can get old stuff, cheap souvenirs, local food or just walk around and look at the culture. Here they also sell vegetable, fruits and meat. The whole place is airconditoned.

1  Thank Reka08
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Very nice old souq, we will visit it again definitely. It is a very cheap place to buy from. It has everything you might need......

Thank Talal G
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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

AlMubarakya suke that's the name of one of the oldest markets in the gulf region. It's mixed between old building and new, it's family please, you can find the gold and currency change shops, you can also find the fruit and fish market. It's a...More

4  Thank alkhamees
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Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

One of the few places in kuwait where you can walk around on foot and see a traditional kuwaiti market. Pros: walking around, old vintage stores, nice place away from the modern array of malls in kuwait Cons: parking and crowded to get to on...More

4  Thank BaderQ1
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Reviewed 19 February 2015

This place contain old open shop, wholesale shops, Vegetables, Carpet and most importantly perfumes and many more. To see the Arabic culture its a very good place. This place is big and to explore you need at least 2 to 4 hours. Mostly on weekend...More

4  Thank SagarDiscovery
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Reviewed 8 February 2015

One of the musts while still in Kuwait as you will have the chance to see the traditional bazaar and make bargain one to one with the sellers and get good price for any thing you want.Very good real cultural activity.We highly recommend this place...More

2  Thank junior1907
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Best time to walk around is in November thru March. lots of vendors to choose from. Most items are priced but can still bargain.

Thank DTD14
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