Souks to Visit in Dubai

Souk is an Arabic word which can be spelled as souq as well. It literally means market where goods can be exchanged. Apart from world class shopping malls, Dubai is home to several souks. Book Flights to Dubai and visit the following souks to spend some time amidst old Islamist environment.

The Gold Souk 

This is the most popular souk in Dubai. The narrow streets in the old market features number of shops dealing in the ornaments made from 22 and 24 carat gold. If you want to buy high quality gold, this is the place to visit. You can choose from rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings and variety of other gold items. Main highlight of the souk is the largest gold ring in the world featured at one of the stores.

Perfume Souk 

Visit this souk to add a new fragrance to your life.The market is located in the eastern side of the Gold Souk at Sikkat Al Khali Road. Take your pick from millions of fragrances. Most probably, you’d get stuck with few shortlisted fragrances. However, the shopkeepers in selecting the ones that suit your personality in best possible way. The list of fragrances consists of latest branded perfumes as well as traditional Arabic ittars. If you are booking Dubai flights and visiting the souk, you can also choose from incense in the form of sticks, rock, crystal and powder.

Spice Souk 

Spice Souk is just a walk away from Gold Souk. As you step into the market, tantalizing aroma captivate your senses. Large number of spices are available in the market. Most popular ones are cinnamon, turmeric, chilli, cloves, curry, saffron and cardamom. Other products that keep tourists booking flights to Dubai are dates, dry fruits, nuts, shisha and tobacco.
It doesn’t matter whether you want to buy something or not, you should spend a day at these souks to peep into the rich culture of Dubai.

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