Souk Al Bahar, Dubai

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Do some shopping Arab style at Souk Al Bahar, an indoor market combing intricate traditional design with modern retail shops. The long, high stone corridors house over 100 stores and restaurants, all with highly stylized interiors evoking an atmosphere of bygone eras. You'll find traditional handicrafts and popular regional perfumes here, alongside some of the leading international brands in furnishings, fashion, and technology. Sit in one of the cafes on the waterfront promenade and take in views of downtown, including the orchestrated fountain and the gargantuan skyscraper. Plan to see Souk Al Bahar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dubai road trip app .
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  • This place has a variety of restaurants and a few shops built in traditional style so worth visiting if you are in the area.  more »
  • Artificial souk, close to the Dubai Mall. Small shops, some bars and nightclub ... for a quick ride between a fountain show.
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  • The place is located by the Bubai waterways. It was pleasant to walk around the Souk because it was not so busy with tourists. It feels like you are walking in an Arab neighbourhood. We took the river...  more »
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  • This place is awesome. It merges modern and traditional architecture. You can get quite a few restaurants with direct views of the Dubai Fountain. There's also some very nice coffee and cakes around too. It's also very accessible (directly connected to Dubai Mall by a bridge). A must visit!
  • This is a good place for locals and for tourists to take a break from all the sightseeing and do some normal shopping with good restaurants and some great sweet stores. However, come here expecting a local market or an attraction you're visiting. It's a very modern mall with architecture that's made to look old - you won't miss much of you skip this.
  • Souk the Bahar or "the sea market" is an amazing outdoor place. Lots of restaurants and coffee shops. An amazing view of burj Khalifa. The fountain is just stunning. Fountain shows start from 7:00 pm till 11:30 pm every 30 minutes. You can enjoy the shows from many of the available restaurants.
  • Really fragmented place.. easy access to Dubai mall and better parking alternative.. walking distance (with a nice view) from the fountain and Dubai Mall.. has a traditional touch which makes the whole place unique.. well organised!
  • The PLACE IN DUBÁI! located in Downtown Dubai is one of the places you can not miss, surrounded by the tallest building in the world, and the dancing water fountain! you have many businesses inside the Souk to buy what you can think of and also several gastronomic options of the best level!

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