Despite the name, this souq is not really covered at all and more a warren of small shops in narrow lanes crisscrossing a few square...
Several blocks of perfume shops stretching east of the Gold Souq hardly warrants the title ‘souq’, yet these bustling stores sell a...
Deira Fish Market
Follow your nose to Dubai’s largest and busiest fish market, near the Al Shindagha Tunnel. Shrimp (prawns) the size of bananas,...
Afghan Khorasan Kabab
Big hunks of meat – mutton or chicken – charred on foot-long skewers are paired with Afghan pulao (rice pilaf), chewy bread and sauces....
btwn Naif South, 9a & Deira Sts · interesting places nearby
Naif Souq information
Although the historic Naif Souq burned down in 2008 and was replaced by this mall-style version, it's a still an atmospheric place to shop for bargain-priced fabrics, henna products, hair extensions, costume jewellery and local dresses, including abeyyas and colourful kaftan-style 'maxi' (ie full-length) dresses.