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Address: Souq almubarakia, Kuwait City, Kuwait

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Old souk

This is the old souk area, and famous by the name " ladies market". It is adjacent to Mubarakiyah market. Many shops offer local clothing/ dresses and drinks. Local cafes are also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Khalid M
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Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
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Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the old souk area, and famous by the name " ladies market". It is adjacent to Mubarakiyah market. Many shops offer local clothing/ dresses and drinks. Local cafes are also available with local traditional drinks and food.

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Thank Khalid M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

you can see a mall in every country but this is the place that you cant see in other countries , cheap and affordable fashion items , makeup, perfumes , gold , food and endless choices

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Thank Eiman A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The Old Kuwait Souq Market is a wonderful place. The place has an open area where different eateries are present... Open food court with yummilicious food.. The kebabs and humus excellent 👏👍 great ambience... Visit in the evenings

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Thank HinaBeg
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Full of traditions and things to buy as well as places to eat. Most famous is dalag suhail restaurant. Breakfast is great there too. Check out the basement souk under algharabally street towards the money exchange shops.

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Thank JNR_RWH
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

one of the best attraction to visit in kuwait. Honestly, i like to visit the place at night as light and weather is colder. Good to eat and shop and to buy gifts and soneviers for family and friends, you must bargain about the price before you purchase any items Love the black tea and shamaili sweets

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1 Thank hessamohd
Nova Scotia
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140 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

This is a great place to go for a feel of Kuwait the way many less affluent people live their daily lives. There is no pressure to buy things here and foreigners are not harassed as they are in many local markets. The sights and sounds and people are authentic and the kids are out playing until the wee hours... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Get a taste of the "real middle east" - It is such a cliche but it is true! This is where the people come to by things from food to cloth and everything in between! I also had a nice very cheep lunch here and it was as authentic as it could be but still safe (hygienic). I hate words... More 

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1 Thank JacobHasle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

IT's basically like a local cultural market that's been there for years. The cool thing is that you will find almost all traditional works and crafts and even local traditional and trendy clothes there on offer - interesting varieties. You'll need to haggle though and expect to navigate crowds of people

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

If you're visiting GCC countries, this is a place you should see. In Kuwait, there is not so many exciting places to go to, so if you're visiting you should come and see the Souq Al Mubarakiya. The feel is very traditional and you can find a very wide spectrum of goods to bargain for:-). Unfortunately, we came a little... More 

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Thank BeBe247
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Great selection of gold and many other luxuries just do not be put off by the constant approached from sellers.

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