Dubai Gold Souk

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Dubai Gold Souk has narrow lanes that are lined with hundreds of jewellery stores.

Dubai Gold Souk or Gold Souk (Arabic: سوق الذهب‎), is a traditional market (or souk) in Dubai, UAE. The souk is located in Dubai's commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya. The souk consists of over 380 retailers[1], most of whom are jewellery traders. The major items of mall includes Gold, Platinum, Diamonds and sometimes also deals in silver.[2]

Dubai Gold Souk is bordered to the north by the Dubai Fish and Vegetable Market and the Deira Corniche near Baniyas Square at Sikkat al-Khali Street which is in close proximity to the Deira Bus Stand. On the other side of the Dubai Creek lies Dubai Textile Souk.[3][4][5]

Dubai Gold Souk will be soon renovated. The Dubai Municipality plans to make Dubai Gold Souk an upbeat tourist destination.



References[edit]

  1. ^ Zakaria, Sherouk. "Dubai Gold Souq set to get a glittering makeover". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  2. ^ Zakaria, Sherouk. "Dubai Gold Souq set to get a glittering makeover". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  3. ^ "Burnish Dubai's gold souk but don't rub out its heritage, say traders". The National. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  4. ^ Zakaria, Sherouk. "Dubai Gold Souq set to get a glittering makeover". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 2018-11-01.
  5. ^ Thomas, Gavin (2009-09-03). Frommer's Dubai and Abu Dhabi Day by Day. Wiley. ISBN 9780470684597.

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Coordinates: 25°16′18″N 55°17′55″E / 25.27167°N 55.29861°E / 25.27167; 55.29861