Adjacent to the popular Dubai Gold Souk, in the eastern part of Dubai, in Deira. There are a lot of inner lines and stalls which exhibit the fresh aroma of different types of spices. In large baskets, the intense fragrance of spices, rose petals, medicinal herbs are kept safe and those who walk around will fall for these items in the basket.
Spices ranging from frankincense to shisha are sold here along with numerous traditional herbs which were the ingredients added to give more flavours to Arabic and South Asian food items. Apart from spices, the stores have household articles, textile items, artifacts, rugs etc. Haggling is the main type of trading in the souk. The establishment of large supermarkets and stores have influenced the number of the stores in the souk to be decreased.
Highlights: The collection of incense burners, saffron, sheesha pipes, henna kits etc is the best and largely sold items in the market.
Timing: The souk is open from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and from 05:00 pm to 10:00 on all days from Saturday to Thursday and on Fridays, it will be open from 04:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Entry fee: The entrance to the souk is absolutely free.
Location: The spice souk is located at Sikkat Al Khail Road in Deira, Dubai. It is located at a distance of 14 kms from Dubai via Baniyas Road.