Bur Dubai Souq
Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque
This simple yet striking mosque in the textile area of Bur Dubai Souq is notable for its sensuous, bulbous domes and gently tapering...
Dubai’s tallest minaret (70m high) lords over more than 50 small and large domes that give the city's largest mosque its distinctive...
The only place of worship for Dubai's sizeable Hindu community is the Shiva and Krishna Mandir, a temple complex just behind the Grand...
New on the scene, this contemporary cultural space and cafe puts on all sorts of workshops (pottery, marbling, silkscreen, etc) as well...
Bait Al Wakeel
Teeming with tourists lured by the romantic Creekside setting, this restaurant occupies one of Dubai's oldest buildings (from 1935) and...
btwn Bur Dubai waterfront & Ali bin Abi Talib St · interesting places nearby
Bur Dubai Souq information
This covered souq may not be old as the Deira souqs but it can be just as atmospheric – although be prepared for pushy vendors. Friday evenings here are especially lively, as it turns into a virtual crawling carnival with expat workers loading up on socks, pashminas, T-shirts and knock-off Calvins on their day off. In a section known as Textile Souq you can stock up on fabrics – silk, cotton, satin, velvet – at very reasonable prices.