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Dubai Spice Souk

Sikkat Al Khail Road | Al Ras, Dubai 75157, United Arab Emirates
+98 911 313 8170
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Shopping at Traditional Souks, such as Dubai Spice Souks, exposes travelers to Arab style marketplaces where goods are bought and sold. Bargaining allows you to acquire different commodities, such as spice, gold, textiles and perfumes.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sikkat Al Khail Road | Al Ras, Dubai 75157, United Arab Emirates
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Sikkat Al Khail Road | Al Ras, Dubai 75157, United Arab Emirates
+98 911 313 8170
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is something that I recommend for everyone on a trip to Dubai to go visit.The spice shops there have such a variety of goods to purchase. The one shop we stopped at had a very nice man working there and he showed us lots...More

Thank jaykay911
Reviewed 4 days ago

Typical tourist area, plenty to look at and a place to soak up some atmosphere of the middle east. Not many bargains to be had but certainly a change from the modern area of dubai

Thank Dianna W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is quite an interesting place for visitors either shopping for souvenirs and spices or just get some nice shots if the myriads of colours. The aroma of the spices fills up the place.

1  Thank ChangBoris
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can easily get to the spice souk by catching the metro to Al Ras station and then it is only a couple of hundred metres to walk. The merchants have amazing displays of everything you can think of in terms of spices, plus a...More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You enter a different world here of views and smells, definitely recommended to to visit the place. Beware about the prices: they know all the sales tricks and their starting prices are very high. It's no problem to buy spices here, there's a lot of...More

1  Thank Poolster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this along with Gold Souk. This is a small street with shops lined up with spice shop. You can see variety of spices from Middle East region. We just purchased saffron. Overall ok kind of place

1  Thank Sanjeev J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is an interesting experience of smells and colors. There are a lot of spices that you can buy, including Safron. It is also a nice place to visit.

Thank Costel_Ghe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again this is not the most attractive area of Dubai but it’s an interesting visit to see the other world of the city with all these spices everywhere .

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a taxi to the spice Souk. The place was an assault on your senses as the aromas of the spices is all pervading. It was wonderful to see piles and piles of beautiful and artfully arranged spices. However you are constantly pestered by...More

Thank Epsomsalts10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Souk was really nice, but you can’t really enjoy the experience without the shop workers harassing you to buy their stuff.

Thank Matthew B
The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the
air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders
call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the
place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to
uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really
began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one
of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily
recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original
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Danny R
18 January 2018|
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Response from HenknAnnie | Reviewed this property |
We didn't buy any spices, just took photographs. I would recommend buying from a known supermarket.
29 November 2017|
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Response from flamboyant55 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't any shop in particular as most shops there sell saffron. You will have to do a little hunting but don't forget to bargain as you will definitely find differences in prices from shop to shop. Enjoy & hope you find... More
22 July 2017|
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Response from rodrigoelp | Reviewed this property |
Hi Grigg, if you are talking about the yellow granular salt (or that is what it looked to me) yes. They don't sell it on every stand, but there are few which they do.