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The Karama Market

18B Street | Next To Fish Markets, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 56 134 4178
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It's ok

Great shops and friendly shop keepers some can be quiet pushy... Great for handbags and other... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
chaffy73
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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I live this place. Providing you don’t mind a bit of hassle from people trying to sell you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Miss_Hudson
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Newport, United Kingdom
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Al Karama is one of the oldest street malls of Dubai, the market sells all kinds of gift items, like t shirts and jeans, shoes and ladies handbags. The timing is 10 am to 10:30 pm and on Fridays 3 pm to 10:30 pm. The market used to be closed for lunch time but now it's changed to straight.
  • Excellent36%
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  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“secret room” (18 reviews)
“genuine fakes” (13 reviews)
“fake goods” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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18B Street | Next To Fish Markets, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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+971 56 134 4178
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"fake bags"
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"quality leather"
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"watches"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great shops and friendly shop keepers some can be quiet pushy... Great for handbags and other goods If you after designer goods at low cost prices then this is the place for you...

Thank chaffy73
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live this place. Providing you don’t mind a bit of hassle from people trying to sell you handbags/sunglasses/watches, etc but just say no and keep walking. They are happy for you to browse but my biggest bit of advise is to go during the...More

5  Thank Miss_Hudson
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found a lot many shops to buy branded wallets/bags/Perfume. You can bargain and get your deal. Few Souvenirs were rare and we dint found them anywhere else Best way to come here is by taking a metro to ADCB metro station. Couple of good...More

Thank Subs_Wanderlust
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

Even if you dont buy anything it is worth the visit just to experience a different side to Dubai. if you get asked to go back to a warehouse do not panic as the staff are all friendly. when you arrive prepare for everyone to...More

4  Thank BacardiGurpz
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I bought online from Hossein Saturn, the quality was amazing and the shipping was super fast, also was a really good communication between us... Thanks

18  Thank Na H
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I visited Saturn Shop last year and bought lots of bags from Hossein, this year I went back and we found out different people are running Saturn, I contact them for the new location and went to their showroom in the Palm Jumeriah and got...More

10  Thank elenirosas
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you for your reviews , yes Saturn textiles and readymade garment is already moved to new location from karama and other people are running the shop in karama under same name , for their contact information please contact us

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

It can be quite intimidating at first, with one salesperson trying to sell you stuff every 100m, but just decline and keep walking. Some will follow you, but ignore them and keep walking. You will be asked to follow salespeople in a rundown building with...More

8  Thank RubysMRU
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Sorry for your experience about the sales man , I would suggest to say no to anyone try to sale you something on the street, please note they work on commission basis with shops if you follow them you end up paying more ,

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for high quality replica designer bags etc this is the place. Very safe don’t be scared if you are led to shops etc all safe

2  Thank Tracy D
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you hope you will visit again

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We came here in search of good quality fake bags. It thought there would have been more shops. We found it confusing as to its actual location after getting off the train and wandered around for ages before coming to some shops. We were asked...More

Thank Vazbo
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi there , it seems like you did not went to the main place people has taken you to wrong places , I would suggest to get taxi from Metro to fish market

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

a whole number of shops in this area where they want you to buy their ware. bargaining may be a good option here. travelled in 2014

1  Thank McQueen M
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Perfect thank you

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L14maa
6 July 2018|
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Response from Dubaichats | Property representative |
You may contact him on email or instagram Email is Abcd774 at gmail Instagram is Dubaihandbags Hope you can contact them They are not in Karama any more The Saturn in Karama is fake one
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Melly T
4 July 2018|
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Response from Dubaichats | Property representative |
Hi there take your time and browse in the shops , If you go to one shop only chances are high you get ripped off , Quality you can feel it when you touch it !
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Layla_Hayek
2 July 2018|
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Response from Dubaichats | Property representative |
We don’t know about them many of them are got closed or the owners are in prison for doing illegal trade , How ever if you would like to check available stock check below page on instagram ; Dubai_shopping_outlet
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