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Dubai Gold Souk

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"To immerse yourself in the authentic Emirati lifestyle, I recommend taking a bus from La Mer to the renowned Gold Souk. As you wander through the narrow, bustling streets, you'll find yourself amidst a vibrant market where a wide variety of goods, including spices, gold, and carpets, are sold. While it may not be my personal favorite place in the city, it's undeniably an experience that offers a glimpse into the traditional trading culture. Don't miss the opportunity to take one of the charming little boats, known as abras, to cross the river for a mere 1 AED. It's a delightful and inexpensive way to embrace the local transportation and adds an extra touch of authenticity to your adventure."
"A trip to Dubai isn't complete without a visit to the famous Gold Souk, one of the oldest and most fascinating traditional markets in the emirate. Whether you’re just browsing, or genuinely on the hunt for even the smallest amount of precious gold, walk through the glittering bazaar to find designs from around the world crafted with a variety of carats."
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"After taking a ferry from Al Seef, you'll be met with Bur Dubai and the Gold Souq. It's enough to just walk around and get lost in the small alleys. You don't need to worry about pickpocketing even though there will be a lot of people. Also, be prepared to be faced with really pushy merchants! "

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