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Souk Al-Mubarakiya

Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Ranked #2 of 16 shopping in Kuwait City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great place to see ordinary people and their daily life. Traditional market with spices, meat and clothes. Must see

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This souk was the best one I went to in the entire gulf. The shop owners were friendly and respectful. I was able to purchase scarves, spices, and some general food items. It was on a work week in the evening and was not very busy. I would recommend going towards evening even though shops are closing because it is... More

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Doha, Qatar
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It is an open market that has a historical part. you can divide it to 4 main branches. the fish,meat , fruit and vegetables . The clothes,toys and fabric. The household objects and Halwa and food branch. It is very traditional and some shops are very old. Some parts are the originals parts of the market. Many people like to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When ever we have visitors from out of town, we ALWAYS take them to Souk Mubarakiya.. It is the "old Kuwait". It has the perfect mixture of tradition, with Kuwaiti culture & hospitality. Through out the years, It has preserved its traditional & beautiful Kuwaiti ambiance. It has the Gold Souk selling everything from 24kt gold jewelry (both high &... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

i ve been in kuwait for business in 2009 and i still remember it as a fascinating food experience in this market you can find local food, vegetable, fish, they cook right there immediately for you. i remember the salad with mint, so refreshing!!!

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Bahrain
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100 reviews 100 reviews
37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I'm not fond of folk attractions or demotic places, but this Souk is a unique exception, it narrates Kuwait old days of trade with very affordable commodities and lots of tokens to be taken. You have to go through bargains to get less price for anything you want there. It's also considered the ideal place for getting Kuwaiti traditional stuff... More

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Saudi Arabia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

It is an enjoyable experience visiting Souk Al-Mubarakiya for people who want to explore the old market of Kuwait. You can see verity of products from spices to clothes as well as food including meat and vegetables. It is something that every visitor to Kuwait must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Old place worth visit even for gulf region people since there isn't old souqs "market" around very cheap things but put in your mind the cheaper you go the less quality you get plus the seller may try give you higher price .for example Scarf you may find one for 10$ and another 20$ and there are the same ,... More

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Its nice to walk there as it has arabic aroma there, all kind of stuff availble there, food fish vegetables cloth home aplience street resturants, nice walk in winter time ... too hot in summer as its open market

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Great traditional style market with household and clothing merchandise.... and a wide range of restraunts that suits all the family taste and food requirements. .. and a bonus to it their us a childrens playground conviently located infrpnt of them where kids play and parents relax

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