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Address: Khalid Bin Waleed Road, Deira | 1 42 St, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Description: Mamiya jewellers is an jewelry establishment in 1966, having profound...
Mamiya jewellers is an jewelry establishment in 1966, having profound experience & competent prices & quality in diamond , gold & bespoke jewelry manufacturing.
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Took a stroll through the Gold Souk and visited several shops to compare prices and see what they all had to offer. Everyone had their sales pitch and was ready to sell you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Cowes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Once you learn how to fend off the street vendors flogging their fake designer watches and handbags you then marvel at all the exquisite shops and the range and exuberance of the jewellery. But there are plenty of things that are for the ordinary person if you are looking for something special and you can acquire at very good prices... More 

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Lancaster, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Took a stroll through the Gold Souk and visited several shops to compare prices and see what they all had to offer. Everyone had their sales pitch and was ready to sell you everything. The prices were reasonable compared to prices in the United States. I was able to bargain and purchased an 18K ankle bracelet. Be prepared to say... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We spent a few hours in the Gold Market one recent afternoon. You can get here via Metro, taxi, or take a water taxi across the creek. It is exactly as advertised: shop after shop after shop of gold jewelry and coins. This souk is a must-visit for either those who have not experienced a souk before, or for those... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The gold displayed is of unbelievable variety .Rings ,bangles,necklaces and surprisingly houda that is put on elephants all made of gold

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Guttenberg, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We visited the Gold souk during our stay in Dubai. It is the most interesting place. It has jewelry, that made me wonder who would wear some of these. There were chest vests made of gold, headpieces, necklaces and just about everything one can imagine. Even if you are not buying any gold is worth the trip to view these... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My main problem with Dubai is that it was all so varnished and pretty. I wanted to get a sense of how it came to be. The souk provided that. This is a very urban, inner city feel of an area. There will be trash on the streets, merchants asking for your business (and then asking again). There are tons... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Its a different experience thats for sure. Its a place absolutely full of gold shops and even more people trying to sell you fake handbags and watches. I don't mind being offered the counterfeit goods but when it takes over the entire visit its really frustrating. The slightly scary thing was when my dad was approached by one of these... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

See the worlds largest gold ring! The ornate bright yellow gold jewellery...shops and shops selling very similar items. Be prepared to be approached by a number of men asking if you want named handbags and watches. Wander through the Gold souk to the spice souk to the little Dow boats on the river. Catch the Dow boat (water taxi) for... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

One may have not seen anything like this. A place full of gold shops, with gold ornaments displayed so commonly that it makes you wonder. Beautiful selections & designs and just lavish display of the glittering metal! Never seen before...there 's a local market around it too that sells copies of coveted international labels. Good bargain for bags, shoes n... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Some good deals to be had. You probably should like to haggle. Like any market or older part of a town there are pros and cons, good people and some trying to take advantage of you. Don't go too far down a strange alley if you are a nervous traveller. Safe with caution and street smarts. Not what I expected... More 

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Staying in The Creek

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The Creek
The smell of frankincense hangs thick and heavy in the air, waves lap gently at jetties, and market traders call to passing tourists. The creek, originally the place where pearl boats docked and left on missions to uncover jewels from the deep, is where the city really began. The Al Fahidi District on the Creekside is one of the oldest heritage sites in Dubai, easily recognizable with its iconic wind towers, the original air conditioning. Home to the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding and the Dubai Museum, the old buildings also house a range of cafes, shops and art galleries. Often called “the real Dubai,” this is a wonderful place to lose yourself before catching an abra across the creek to the spice souk, where your senses will be overwhelmed with tastes, smells, and sounds.