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Everything you want to buy in one place and good prices :)

Great place to wander around and buy souvenirs, watches, phones, clothes, gold and sweets :) In... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Agnieszka R
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Gdansk, Poland
Place to wander

great place to wander and look. Haggle for your best price. Night time the temperature is better... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara D
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Langley City, Canada
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Government Avenue, Manama 304, Bahrain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 May 2009

Having lived in Bahrain for 3 1/2 in the Navy, I spent many days here. Pretty much you will find whatever it is you want. Have a suit made why not takes about a week. Just on the island a few days, get some electronics...More

11  Thank JPinOH
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 January 2014

I truly hope you all read my post because these other people who enjoyed this place are lying to you. Look, I am all about experiencing the culture and trying new things. I have traveled to 20 countries, so I am think I am a...More

5  Thank AnchoredAshley
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As the title says Not much to see here. Only a handful of shops and if you go upstairs in this place the shop staff are very very pushy. Clean place located next to the police station

Thank Kabuta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small shops that sell cheap stuff that you could find everywhere and any where ... few traditional shops that sell Halwa (traditonal Bahraini sweets).

Thank DrNouraA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four years ago I stumbled into York Tailors and Textiles which was a few blocks beyond the Bab of the Souq, they have since moved to the Yateem Center Mall. The new shop is significantly nicer, but that never mattered to me in the first...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Market caters to Indian and Bengladesh expats. Nothing worth buying. Save and ok for a casual walk. Low quality merchandise.

Thank Roberto S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to wander around and buy souvenirs, watches, phones, clothes, gold and sweets :) In fact, I think they have everything you need there! Even the traditional Arabic restaurants.

Thank Agnieszka R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to wander and look. Haggle for your best price. Night time the temperature is better walking, even if you don't intend to buy anything you might find something you can't resist. Naser the tailor goes to extraordinary lengths to find you something you...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is very friendly souq. It has something for everyone from jewelry to leading to souvenirs. Carpets textiles everything is there in many colors fashions and my favorite perfume shop.

Thank marykatef2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Certainly worth a visit, several gold shops, lots of local type clothing and souvenirs, typical atmosphere

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a taxi here in the afternoon and was disappointed. Lots of shops were closed and there wasn’t much of an atmosphere around. Having been to other Souks in the world, this one will not stick out in my memory. The three shops that...More

Thank hughem22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good and traditional market, but it does not compare with the one in Cairo or Istanbul. If you have not experience markets with narrow streets and vendors offering you their products to sale, then it is worth taking an hour or two...More

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Phil T
23 November 2017|
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Response from DesertRose96 | Reviewed this property |
Green pepper corns, you can get them at Lulu Hyper Market
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Fahmida K
10 October 2017|
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Response from DesertRose96 | Reviewed this property |
Around 8 minutes walking distance and 12 minutes by car with traffic jam.
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stanley j
21 July 2017|
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Response from dnewman1156 | Reviewed this property |
It is a great area for shopping (many vendors). Very good prices, and they are willing to negotiate price on most products.
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