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Address: close to Khalid Bin Waleed Street | Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +91 97000 00722
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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USD 188.00*
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Shopping Street, good for a bargain!!!

Crowded streets await you especially during the weekends. Makes up for good bargains as the competition is high in the area. Recommended for shopping and local delicacies.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every time I visit Dubai i just cant miss not going OLD Dubai and its souks, yep this time again i went and enjoyed bit of shopping and walking through Gold Souk spice Souk etc bought gold as well as spice saffron in particular .. a lot little indian eatery here and there mostly snack food which is lovely and... More 

Thank memo666
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Crowded streets await you especially during the weekends. Makes up for good bargains as the competition is high in the area. Recommended for shopping and local delicacies.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wanted to buy Aladin's magic lamp :) I wanted to buy a big size one. In Gold souk and all other places they sold it for 225 dirham. in meena baazar they quoted the prices as 125 , I asked for 60 and finally settled for 70 dirham :) so that's the kidn of bargain that happens in meena... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

love this place. when i feel homesick i always go there for shopping or food. like the little india of dubai.

Thank Thaj V
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It for the people who want to do shopping for fabric , saree, ready made Indian and Pakistani suit . There are lot of tailors (very fast service), good Indian and Pakistani food especially Rongoli that is my favorite restaurant , every thing there is very resonable price and very easily to go by metro ( Alfahdi is metro station... More 

Thank afshangore
Oesterbro, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just across Dubai museum, we found the most fantastic small boutique, who were able to design a unique silk kimono in a very high quality. Next time we will go for designs in linnen, and some of the hand embroidery we saw the taylor was able to design, it was art at an fair price.

Thank Bse2015
Livingstone, Zambia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like gold and gems, then this is up your street, but, be careful you can get ripped off by thinking is going to be a bargain; it's not. Do your homework before you go on gold and gem prices.

Thank 19alm49
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place for people who love shopping. It s like mini indian markets. you get everything here jewellery, clothes, electronics, food stuff, dry fruits, accessories. Must see place for indians visiting Dubai.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Prices were not that competitive as other ''Little India'' locations around the world. would be a haven for vegan lovers as they can find ample food for themselves. Not much shopping if you are used to shopping in malls. Lined up with hasslers selling you fake watches, bags etc etc and also you can see numerous namecards of pimps stewn... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit Meena Bazaar as we were told that it was like a mini India in Dubai and so true it was! We went in the evening expecting it to be a little quieter but it was absolutely buzzing! The sights, smells and sounds were amazing. We couldn't believe we were still in Dubai! If you like Indian... More 

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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 air conditioning. Home to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding and the Dubai Museum, the old buildings also house a range of cafes, shops and art galleries. Often called “the real Dubai,” this is a wonderful place to lose yourself before catching an abra across the creek to the spice souk, where your senses will be overwhelmed with tastes, smells, and sounds.
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