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Dubai’s best modern souks

Shop for unique souvenirs and traditional gifts at Dubai’s modern souks
Immerse yourself in a heritage shopping experience with a trip to the souks this Dubai Shopping Festival, taking place from 26 December 2017 to 27 January 2018. Discover the city’s history at Gold Souk before heading to the magnificent Souk Madinat Jumeirah for a modern Arabic ambiance that will demand selfies at every turn. In Dubai’s Arabian markets, you’ll be sure to take home a piece of Dubai.
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Go for gold

Gold Souk

Go for gold

Gold Souk

Bag a bargain on your next statement piece

The centre of plenty of action during Dubai Shopping Festival, you can expect great bargains and plenty of raffle draws at the Gold Souk. There are over 300 retailers here with its bustling pathways lined with glittering storefronts. This is the place to be if you like a great bargain during DSF with deals on sparkling gold and gem-studded jewellery. Take the time to shop around for the best deals – a few of our favourites include Joyalukkas and Malabar Gold & Diamonds.


Best for: Bargains on gold jewellery
Contact Details
     Deira Gold Souk, Al Sabkha Road

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Waterside wonder

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Waterside wonder

Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Luxury with a traditional twist

With a picture-perfect location set alongside the serene waterways of Madinat Jumeirah, this souk has it all. Enjoy a carefully-curated shopping experience alongside award-winning dining and entertainment options. With grand Arabian lanterns and the aroma of traditional oud and bakhoor setting the scene, discover high-quality souvenirs, including Arabian coffee pots, antique jewellery and fine Indian silk, at the Indian Emporium, Lata’s and Modern Antiques. For something a bit different, browse the selection of contemporary Arab art prints at Gallery One, including pop art camels and calligraphy classics.

Best for: An all-in-one shopping experience

Contact Details
    Souk Madinat Jumeirah, Madinat Jumeirah

   +971 4 366 8888


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Shine on

The Souk at The Dubai Mall

Shine on

The Souk at The Dubai Mall

Drape yourself in the finest jewels

One of our favourite places to shop at The Dubai Mall, The Souk is an awe-inspiring space featuring glittering chandeliers, intricately carved motifs and charming water features. Here you’ll find a premium selection of jewellers, including the likes of Pandora, Toujours and Damas, with classic cuts and intricate gem-studded designs. Take a break from the sparkling jewels and head to traditional perfume boutiques such as Abdul Samad Al Qurashi and Arabian Oud, where you can learn more about how the locals layer scents for an inimitable fragrance.


Best for: Jewellery aficionados

Contact Details
    The Souk, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai

   +971 4 800 38224 6255


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Artisan’s haven

Souk Khan Murjan

Artisan’s haven

Souk Khan Murjan

The best arts and crafts

Modelled after a 14th century souk, Khan Murjan at Wafi offers a treasure trove of colourful souvenirs and handcrafted gifts in a spectacular setting. A stained glass window takes over the ceiling while architectural design influences from Egypt, Syria, Turkey and Morocco are evident at every turn. Khan Murjan is a haven for authentic arts and crafts from across the region. Order customised calligraphy artwork at Golden Pen, browse handicrafts at Kahraman, or engraved glass tableware from Kudu Arts. Afterwards, enjoy a Moroccan mint tea at Khan Murjan Restaurant’s stunning courtyard.


Best for: Personalised gifts
Contact Details
  Souk Khan Murjan, Wafi Mall, Oud Metha

  +971 4 324 4555

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Downtown dreaming

Souk Al Bahar

Downtown dreaming

Souk Al Bahar

Shopping with a view

Translated from Arabic as the ‘sailor’s market’, Souk Al Bahar is connected to The Dubai Mall via a bridge over the serene Burj Lake. Take in views of the record-breaking Burj Khalifa and dancing Dubai Fountain as you stroll through the tall archways. Shops such as Cashmir, Emad Carpets and House of Amber sell the best in Arabian shopping, from woven carpets and locally-crafted jewellery to precious oud perfumes. Afterwards, take a break from shopping, to have your hands painted with decorative henna at Heritage for Henna or dine at one of the souk’s waterfront restaurants.


Best for: A showstopper setting

Discover the best shopping Dubai has to offer at the Dubai Shopping Festival.
Contact Details
  Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai

  +971 4 362 7011


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