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Gold Souk | Dubai

Shop for gold ornaments and gemstones in Dubai

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A trip to Dubai isn't complete without a visit to the famous Gold Souk, one of the oldest and most fascinating traditional markets in the emirate. Whether you’re just browsing, or genuinely on the hunt for even the smallest amount of precious gold, walk through the glittering bazaar to find designs from around the world crafted with a variety of carats. What to expect at the Gold Souk Long lines of market stalls showcase a myriad of authentic and eye-catching products – you never know when you’ll spot something special for you and your loved ones. All merchandise is carefully regulated by the Dubai government to ensure the authenticity of the quality you receive. You can be sure your purchases will be genuine. In addition to gold, look out for diamond-encrusted ornaments, strings of pearls, platinum and silver. Retailers are more than up to offer a bargain, provided you are fair with your price. The Gold Souk is located on the Deira side of Dubai Creek, just a short walk from other bustling souks and abra stations. Enrich your Dubai holiday with an Arabian-inspired shopping experience around the city.

Frequently asked questions Can tourists buy gold in Dubai? Buying gold in Dubai is very easy. Many tourists visit the Gold Souk in Deira for a huge range of vendors, selling gold and other precious metals. You can also visit the Gold & Diamond Park or try one of the famous gold vending machines, available at select locations. Do you need to book in advance to visit Dubai Gold Souk? Bookings are not required to visit the Dubai Gold Souk. It is open and entirely free of charge. You are expected to haggle (bargain or negotiate) over the cost of gold and other goods as prices are not fixed. It's also helpful to have cash available. What are Dubai Gold Souk opening hours? The Dubai Gold Souk is open from 9.30am to 9.30pm every day besides Friday. Please note that it may be busier during the afternoons or during cooler evening times during the summer. On Fridays the souk operates from 4pm to 9.30pm. What attractions are near Dubai Gold Souk? The Dubai Gold Souk is one of the most popular places to visit in the heart of Old Dubai. There are many attractions nearby, including Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, the Textile Souk, Shindagha historic district and Bur Dubai Grand Mosque. The area is also relatively close to the popular Al Seef neighbourhood. What are the parking options for the Gold Souk? There are several parking options for visitors to the Gold Souk, including the Gold Souk Parking Building, open 24 hours. There are also RTA paid parking spots adjacent to the souk, which are free of charge on Sundays and most public holidays.


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