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This place is incredible! A wonderful atmosphere, good food and a huge plethora of shops and stalls... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
richardmM2644GY
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A lot of everything!!

A vibrant place where you can really anything to buy and to eat. Be ready bargain your way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
roberthofman
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Valencia, Spain
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Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is incredible! A wonderful atmosphere, good food and a huge plethora of shops and stalls make this a fantastic place to visit. Food vendors do try and bring you in, but a simple “no thank you” and they will leave you alone. We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A vibrant place where you can really anything to buy and to eat. Be ready bargain your way through and just let yourself go.

Thank roberthofman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it is rush area in weekends and it has different kinds of products and food items. All kinds of varieties of foodstuffs are available and biggest market in Kuwait must watch place when you're in Kuwait even you visit with your family and friends and...More

1  Thank Shaik Ahammad B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has some lovely restaurants for a local meal also you can get good bargains on everything from food to gold or souvenirs

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It’s lovely to see the traditional intermingling with the new. This historic and traditional Souq is nestled within the hustle and bustle of downtown. The preservation efforts is wonderful to see, and I hope it continues to thrive just as it always has. If you’re...More

Thank Youssef A
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

After the heat, very nice place, walking distance from the Grand Mosque. Can find fruits, vegetables, clothes... There is a nice restaurant, Kuwait cuisine,inside the souk in a small alley, recommend to have dinner there: Many families and expatriate also Delicious kebab charcoal...

1  Thank claudepour
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Historical hub on kuwait include the authentic cafes and shops for traditional stuff ... it’s nice to have a walk along the narrow streets drink tea or eat Kuwaiti food at one of the Kuwaiti restaurants and shop some stuff like bakhour , perfumes ,...More

Thank MJ B
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

If you want to see old Kuwait with her special architecture building you should go to souk mubarkiya... the best time to go have a walk there is in the winter... great place to buy your dates and spices...

Thank Zozo A
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

One of the best place you should visit in Kuwait Market for every things !! Cloths ,Toys ,buchers & traditional restraint in same place There’s area for children playing & fountain

1  Thank Ibrahim B
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Souq Al-Mubarakiya is a souq in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It is one of the oldest souqs in Kuwait, This popular traditional market is located in Kuwait City, This market has been around for at least 200 years. The market was damaged during the Iraqi invasion...More

Thank Hiba K
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Alma M
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Ashraf A | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. It’s purely traditional Kuwaiti shops.
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Drkwood
April 30, 2017|
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Response from flarealtili | Reviewed this property |
Im so so so sorry for the delay. I used both, but good if u have some money on you. With cash, you can negociate better. And THEY LOVE TO NEGOCIATE.
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Reks76
November 15, 2016|
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Response from isultan2011 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can but you should contact the souk management
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