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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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If in Kuwait is place to go

Coming there time to time, it is the place which still holds old Kuwait charm. Do recommend to choose a place for inexpensive lunch Arabic style on open air, it is fun. Food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
dustyandreas
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Coming there time to time, it is the place which still holds old Kuwait charm. Do recommend to choose a place for inexpensive lunch Arabic style on open air, it is fun. Food safety is by default confirmed by visitors crowd. Just try to take a time to walk around, you will definitely find good photo spots. There are few... More 

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Thank dustyandreas
Los Angeles
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130 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great souk. Clean, friendly, and has just about everything you will ever need. From a fish and meat market to spices and toys, you'll find it all. Be sure to bargain for everything. Even if there's a price on it. Go half and start from there. And it's fun! There are also some very quaint restaurants just outside... More 

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Thank Richard R
Saudi Arabia
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372 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Covering a huge area, this souq is more concerned with everyday items (food, clothes, perfumes) rather than tourist souvenirs. Visit the restaurant area at the northern end for reasonable food well priced, a pleasant way to watch the people of Kuwait go about their business.

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Thank Captain_Condor
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can see the old Kuwait in this place. The tradition food, clothes, and perfumes. Everything you can imagine you can find it there and it's very cheap.

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Thank Meshal F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lucky to have visited when the weather was nice (jan-feb), and during "Hala Fabrayer" festivities, souk al mubarakiya combines the joy of authentic "souq" atmosphere, with the traditional food and shopping. Great place to spend 4-8 hours

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Thank PM T
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful old traditional market that sales all goods with historical atmosphere, all goods from clothing , spices, food , perfumes etc are available with great prices , restaurants and coffee shops are very attractive, must visit when come to Kuwait

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Thank Aisha K
Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can find a little bit of everything at this souk. Veggies, fish, other meats, jeweler, dresses, etc. Many thing , cheap thing i recommend to do bargain as passable , also delicious oriental food just keep roaming & will keep finding a great deals

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Thank Yucevis
Riyadh
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every thing you want you will find at mubarakiya , spices , oriental perfumes, local food , fresh fruits and vigies, fresh fish, home wares , abays and lots more. Intristing place to visit !

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Thank danyahALI
Al Muharraq, Bahrain
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like this place very much, actually this is the best place in Kuwait if I didn't get the chance to visit while am in Kuwait, I don't feel like am in Kuwait.

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Thank hhmattar
Kuwait
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Kuwait. One of the most popular places for toures. Restaurants cafés. Traditional shops. And kids play grounds A great place during the winter months since most of areas are open Buying souvenirs of Kuwait

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