The glittering star of Dubai’s shopping scene can be found at the gold souk. Shopping in Dubai effortlessly blends sophistication with family fun, offering treasures from around the world.
Inside the famous gold souk market, visitors can find jewellery of all kinds - the market is home to more than 300 retailers who sell both classic and statement pieces.
Exploring the gold souk
Dubai’s gold souk is located in Deira, the Emirate’s main business district. It can be easily accessed by metro or bus, but it’s more scenic to take one of Dubai’s many water taxis, known as Abras.
While many of Dubai’s notable shopping attractions are indoor malls, this is a traditional souk that has existed in Dubai for generations. While it might not be as old as those in other Arab countries, the gold souk is one of the busiest in the region and attracts shoppers from all over the globe.
The gold souk is home to over 300 gold merchants, who primarily sell jewellery. Wander around the souk and pass strings of necklaces, rings, bracelets and more. It’s the perfect place to buy a special gift for a loved one or, browse for wedding bands or simply wander around and take in the unique atmosphere.
Buying jewellery in Dubai’s gold souk
With so many sellers, the variety of jewellery in the gold souk is unmatched. Whether browsing for a necklace for yourself or a bracelet for a friend, the market stalls offer unique pieces and have earned a reputation for offering excellent deals to buyers.