Dubai Spice Souk, Dubai

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Explore the scents, flavors, and colors of Emirati cuisine at Dubai Spice Souk, a traditional market. Wander the multitude of covered streets, taking in sights of sacks overflowing with spices, herbs, and fruits. Independent vendors will offer you a glass of tea and tell you all about their proudly displayed stock. If something strikes your fancy, remember that haggling is the norm here, so try your best to get a fair price. Take your camera with you to snap shots of the artfully arranged stalls and the traditional local produce. Dubai Spice Souk is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Dubai Edition.
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  • Banada, praised a lot here. All vendors are sticking to resell the product I am so sick of every step. Don't get out of here certainly spices extrem. Let me give you an example, I got a bag for two aed 950 of them 350 aed. This is another place I know the prices are very expensive. 7aed I got from somewhere else they sell 30aed the same magnet. When you say something is ticking bargain bargain Adolfo.
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  • 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'...  more »
  • We know when we approach the smells of spices are present in the air there is choice negotiation is a must
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  • Better cleanliness and better restrooms would have given a 5 starts to the place. Besides that, for those with a perceptive and sensitive nose, or a taste for great spices and love for cooking .... This is the place. Just amazing, fair prices (make sure you negotiate)! In addition the boat trip to cross the creek is just nice!
  • It was nostalgic as I grew up walking in these streets. It's still same but a bit tourst friendly now. Worth a visit for those who enjoy experiencing cultures
  • I like this place, traditional old market that sell all kind of herbs, perfumes and souvenirs, very colorful and rich with local culture. It feels as if you are thrown back to a time in history, looking at thos busy shops and all the things they traded. Definitely a place worth visited in Dubai. I prefer here than spending time in those luxurious malls. :)
  • Makes you feel like Aladdin. Prepare for good banter with the dealers. Great atmosphere and good fun. Just how you imagine old Arabia to be. Didn't buy any saffron though.
  • Excellent souq if you are looking for wholesale, cheap prices or want to see things traditionally and as they used to be. Spices are super quality and prices are wonderful. Enjoy the window shopping !

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