Souk Al Bahar, Dubai

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A modern take on the traditional Arab shopping experience, Souk Al Bahar offers an array of shopping and dining options in a structure of intricate old-world design. 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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  • Beautiful architecture and bazaar among modern shopping malls of Dubai. It is the ideal place when you want to escape from the big buildings and modernity although facing burj Khalifa :)  more »
  • Good place where you find a good collection of attraction and shopping choices. There are many prestigious restaurants there, and also you can find many shops for traditional souvenirs.  more »
  • The "market" can be reached via the bridge, at the exit of the Dubai Mall (Apple Store). There are smaller souvenirs and also expensive local clothes etc. Is significantly less going on than at the Dubai Mall. Pages exit towards Burj Kalifa take there you can take beautiful pictures.
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  • Traditional Arabic style mall linked with Dubai mall. Carpets, souvenirs and lifestyle shops are here. Having dining restaurants with water front. Atmosphere is very pleasant and relaxing. Must visit place.
  • Blending the classic with the contemporary, Souk Al Bahar, the “sailor’s market”, is a step back in time to the wonder and allure of old Arabia. Situated in Downtown Dubai’s beating heart, it is enchantingly Arabesque – a lively marketplace that offers the city’s residents and tourists alike an enthralling experience of shopping, entertainment and dining in intriguing contrast to The Dubai Mall, to which it connects via a bridge that spans the breadth of Burj Lake
  • Nice touch of tradition contrasting with the monster towers all around. Love the place! Don’t appreciate the crowd of tourists, but it is inevitable. Two of the best free world attractions are there, and the souk is a great vantage point.
  • Best place ever and best view in Dubai mall Even parking is not that bad ,recommended
  • Great place and quiet during the day. Has a great selection of restaurants. You need to take time to visit. Had an arabesque feel to it
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