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The soul of the city

This place is just amazing to visit. If your the type who loves the crowded parts of the city this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janmcvee
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Excellent Way to Tour Spice and Gold Souks and then the Museum across the creek

This is not to be missed by anyone who visit Dubai. Make a visit to the Spice and Gold souks around... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2018
passionfruitsin
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singapore
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We went there after the Cultural centre experience and caught the Abra to the other side of the creek. Great experience.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

For just 1 dirham you can take the water taxi (abra) across the creek, as people have been doing for at least a century. Great views along the creek and of other boats and the old wooden trading dhows. Do it!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

One needs at least a full day to really appreciate all the bargains one can find here. Wonderful place for gifts.. If you like it.. buy it.. you may not find it at the same price again.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CaroW45
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Go there to take pictures and go on a abra ride, if you want to buy anything there just be ready to haggle hard and cut the price by 4 to get a real decent value for the product.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank kat0ua
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Visited this place with my teenagers and husband. The local boat or Abra is only 1/- dhs. Its like 40 cents for a one way ride.
Not bad. You can also opt to hire these local boats, it take you up and down the river, good during the nights.
Take a walk from Al Fahidi street in Bur dubai, keep asking directions to the Abra, you can check out some vendors whilst walking, there are small souqs there for clothings, antiques etc. Cross the river to Deira side, you can buy some spices, pistas, almonds, sweets the works. Its a good days outing. Take a lot of water, its quite safe to drink/eat in these areas.
You can also walk to the Gold Souk here... all relatively close by. keep asking for directions, they can speak english.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DubaiMarc
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