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Karama Market

18B Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 55 913 6956
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Like liam neesan taken movie ,seedy shop after seedy shop with poor quality goods

Don't waste your time.lots of other places to visit, lots of other malls souks,can be intimidating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
An experience

My friend and I visited the Karama Market last week while on holiday in Dubai. As two blonde, blue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Al Karama is one of the oldest street malls of Dubai, the market sells all kinds of gift items, like t shirts and jeans, shoes and ladies handbags. The timing is 10 am to 10:30 pm and on Fridays 3 pm to 10:30 pm. The market used to be closed for lunch time but now it's changed to straight.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“secret room” (18 reviews)
“michael kors” (14 reviews)
“fake bags” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 21:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
18B Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 55 913 6956
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't waste your time.lots of other places to visit, lots of other malls souks,can be intimidating be careful

Thank disgruntled186394
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I visited the Karama Market last week while on holiday in Dubai. As two blonde, blue eyed ladies we stuck out like a sore thumb but we didn't feel intimidated at all. Yes every shop we passed we were urged to step...More

Thank bethany56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This quiet market is full of small shops with a limited display of counterfeit bags and watches etc. When you go into a shop they try to get you go with them in a car to a "showroom" with more stock which is actually an...More

5  Thank wmk2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still the same as always, a bit more under the radar but worth a visit to experience bartering, go barter get a bargain, well worth a visit. Last visit was 2011 & 2012 i see no difference.

1  Thank James L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hello. I have a question. Do the store owners accept returns and give a refund? I bought quite a few bags and upon closer inspection at my hotel, I realized they were not great quality and had some missing items for instance straps or purses...More

14  Thank ntakisha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I sent my husband here while he was in Dubai to get me a couple of bags, sent him the pictures of the ones I wanted, but he said when he went to the shops and showed them the pics, the staff said they did...More

5  Thank ambur140
Barbacali, General Manager at Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear ambur140 Thank you very much for taking a moment to share your comments about our market with the Tripadvisor community. I am delighted to read that you have not find the right and good shops which is travelers are talking about Please take your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Market was easy enough to find, although we did cheat and go by taxi. We used the Metro on the way back, which was a short walk away, and if we went again, we would go by Metro. Many people there all wanting you to...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bags, watches and sunglasses galore. A fakes haven. You'll be approached from all angles. If you don't like it just walk away.

1  Thank Juned J
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Have visited here lots of times over the years. It's changed used to be a great place to buy some very good copies but sadly no more as the can get fined if caught do the trip here can be long and tiring. There are...More

2  Thank CoachPG
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Been here a few times in the past and its changed a lot since I first came. I Believe the police have clamped down on it so not as open as before. If its your first time here it can be a bit intimidating as...More

9  Thank Anne-Franks-Drumkit
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Questions & Answers
25 September 2017|
Response from majid4u | Reviewed this property |
Almost shop he sell LV and have deferent quality you can choice I visit many shop I don't remember But you can ask when you walk you found LV
19 September 2017|
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Response from Barbacali | Property representative |
It's completely safe Don't worry to visit But you have to look a round to find the item Bast of luck
Immy K
11 September 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
Go to Karama Market in Kuwait Street. You will be approached by people asking if you want handbag, watch etc. If you're happy, go with them and they will show you what they have. Be prepared to haggle. As others have said... More