The true essence of the markets in Dubai are found in the Souks which are often called the 'heart of urban Arabia'. Located in the old dusty alleyways,very near the creek,these souks are bustling with life and are the most traditional form of markets in Dubai.
The Gold Souk is the most famous of all the markets in Dubai. The variety and volume of gold sold in these markets in Dubai are incomparable to any other market of the world.
The Spice Souk or market in Dubai are the house of a myriad of Arabic flavors and seasonings. Filled with the aromas of cinnamon, incense, dried fruit,nuts, cloves, and cardamom these markets in Dubai sell goods straight from the huge open sacks of spices.
Perfume Souks are probably the only market that can offer a huge range of fragrances to its customers. This market in Dubai sell the famous Arabian 'attar ' that, unlike Western perfumes are strong and spicy.