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Souk Al-Mubarakiya

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Address: Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Phone Number: 22465489
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WORTH THE VISIT!

Definitely a must-see place in the city. It is important to take a look at this old souq where you get a taste of the minimalistic life that Kuwaitis had in the past. No words can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Justj17
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I didn't feel it has anything special.May be is because it is too big and you have to know what you want in advance. Make sure to remember where you parked your car if your went with one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a must-see place in the city. It is important to take a look at this old souq where you get a taste of the minimalistic life that Kuwaitis had in the past. No words can describe what you see inside as it contains many things that make up an old souq.

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Kuwait City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Souk Al-Mubarakiyais a very beautiful traditional place, it has traditional markets, restaurant , and children playground. February and March is the best time to visit this place, because of the nice weather.

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Thank zamela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Souk al mubarakiya is oldest market with new trends. You can find good stuff to shop in lower price compare to other brands and mall. Nice place for budgeted shopping

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Fahaheel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Old heritage market in Kuwait nice to visit it and try local kuwaiti food as well as some old kuwaiti products. Also if u are currency collector u might enjoy there in Turath complex. Also, there is a new section of local business small restuarant in SOMO area in Mubarakiya good to visit.

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Thank AMMAR A
quezon city
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In highly-developed Kuwait, traditional souks are fast becoming extinct in favor of modern malls. Luckily, this souk is still around. It's basically a culture walk going around the souk. Probably the best and cheapest place to buy souvenir items in Kuwait. Don't miss out on Oud or traditional Arabian perfumes. This souk is the Avenues' polar opposite - old, crude... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Almost every weekend we go to Al-Mubarakiya, and the amazing thing that every time we have a different experience. I do collect antiques and going to there really satisfies my hoppy

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Thank Adelalzayed
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Souk Al-Mubarakiya is one of the best place to enjoy shopping in Kuwait. I really enjoy being their and eating from traditional food restaurants such as al shemam

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since you put your first step and you will feel the old Kuwait .. A lot of mixed shops for almost everything you need .. It's my best place

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there to walk through the old souk it was so nice and crowded with different type of people, a lot of old style shops with various type of goods. Really its a place were you smell and feel the past scent. Soho is small area within Mubarkiya souk thats contains a number of small unique coffee shops manage by... More 

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