Shopping is one of the extreme activities which tourists prefer to do during their Dubai Tour. However, souks in Dubai are a striking contrast to the modern shopping malls. Dubai souks are swarmed with the people busy negotiating with the shopkeepers in traditional style of doing business.
Also called the ‘Heart of Urban Arabia’, shopping in Dubai is not complete without a browse through Dubai’s famous souks. Dubai Shopping Tour offered by One World Travels, gives you an opportunity to move in and around the most famous souks in Dubai:
o Dubai Gold Souk – It is a gold market where you can see the large variety of gold sold at reasonable rates. There are numerous varieties of designs in earrings, necklaces, chains, bangles and pendants. Dubai Gold Souk is worth a visit even if you have no intention of buying. It would be hard to resist the temptation to buy them.
o Dubai Spice Souk – The name itself is self explanatory, a market of all kind of Arabic spices. You are sure to surround with the fragrances and aroma of the spices as soon as you enter the market. The spices like clove, cardamom, cinnamon, dry fruits, etc are sold straight out of large open sacks. Taking these fine quality spices back home is not a bad deal at all.
o Dubai Perfume Souk – This is a perfume market where you will find thousands of perfumes ranging from strong to mild fragrances. They also have traditional Arabic attars which are strong and spicy unlike floral western perfumes. Dubai perfume souk is the best place to buy perfumes.
o Dubai Fish Souk – This market is worth visiting early in the morning and late nights. The local fisherman brings loads of fresh fish, which is then sold in an immediate bargain bazaar. You can find variety of fish like king fish, tuna, lobster, crabs, prawns, etc.
Enjoy shopping in these wonderful souks by opting Dubai shopping tours and experience the alluring culture of these traditional markets.