Al Fahidi Souk delivers a taste of Old Dubai, where visitors can connect with residents closely and bond over shopping. You might even get bargains you can’t find anywhere else in the city, with much smaller crowds. You’ll find shops selling ready-made clothes helmed by both, local designers and popular labels, as well as toys, gifts, antiques and electronics.
Style yourself with fine silks and fabrics in Old Dubai
Head to the historic Bur Dubai neighbourhood and discover a number of colourful fabrics in the Textile Souk. You can skim through an endless selection of raw silk, cotton and embroidered fabrics at this market. You're bound to find the exact print and colour you're looking for among the hundreds of reels of cloth. Located just across the Dubai Creek from many other popular souks, visitors will encounter dozens of shops and stalls at this famous market.
Mix some souk shopping with chic cafés on Dubai Creek
Al Seef is one of Dubai's most popular leisure districts, situated directly on the bustling Dubai Creek. The popular destination offers a charming atmosphere that pays homage to the UAE’s distinct heritage. A neighbourhood steeped in history, Al Seef is the place for visitors looking to shop, dine and stay. Every building façade in Al Seef has been given an old school makeover to take you back to Dubai's past, from the shopping stalls right down to Starbucks, and the effect is simply delightful.