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The Karama Market

18B Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 56 134 4178
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Pick up some Souvenirs and Bags for Cheap

I found a lot many shops to buy branded wallets/bags/Perfume. You can bargain and get your deal... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Subs_Wanderlust
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Bengaluru, India
Very Safe

Even if you dont buy anything it is worth the visit just to experience a different side to Dubai... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BacardiGurpz
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London, United Kingdom
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Al Karama is one of the oldest street malls of Dubai, the market sells all kinds of gift items, like t shirts and jeans, shoes and ladies handbags. The timing is 10 am to 10:30 pm and on Fridays 3 pm to 10:30 pm. The market used to be closed for lunch time but now it's changed to straight.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“green eye” (27 reviews)
“secret room” (18 reviews)
“fake goods” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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18B Street, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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+971 56 134 4178
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I found a lot many shops to buy branded wallets/bags/Perfume. You can bargain and get your deal. Few Souvenirs were rare and we dint found them anywhere else Best way to come here is by taking a metro to ADCB metro station. Couple of good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you dont buy anything it is worth the visit just to experience a different side to Dubai. if you get asked to go back to a warehouse do not panic as the staff are all friendly. when you arrive prepare for everyone to...More

1  Thank BacardiGurpz
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your kind review

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bought online from Hossein Saturn, the quality was amazing and the shipping was super fast, also was a really good communication between us... Thanks

8  Thank Na H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Saturn Shop last year and bought lots of bags from Hossein, this year I went back and we found out different people are running Saturn, I contact them for the new location and went to their showroom in the Palm Jumeriah and got...More

7  Thank elenirosas
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your reviews , yes Saturn textiles and readymade garment is already moved to new location from karama and other people are running the shop in karama under same name , for their contact information please contact us

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

It can be quite intimidating at first, with one salesperson trying to sell you stuff every 100m, but just decline and keep walking. Some will follow you, but ignore them and keep walking. You will be asked to follow salespeople in a rundown building with...More

7  Thank RubysMRU
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry for your experience about the sales man , I would suggest to say no to anyone try to sale you something on the street, please note they work on commission basis with shops if you follow them you end up paying more ,

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for high quality replica designer bags etc this is the place. Very safe don’t be scared if you are led to shops etc all safe

2  Thank Tracy D
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you hope you will visit again

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We came here in search of good quality fake bags. It thought there would have been more shops. We found it confusing as to its actual location after getting off the train and wandered around for ages before coming to some shops. We were asked...More

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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there , it seems like you did not went to the main place people has taken you to wrong places , I would suggest to get taxi from Metro to fish market

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

a whole number of shops in this area where they want you to buy their ware. bargaining may be a good option here. travelled in 2014

1  Thank McQueen M
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Perfect thank you

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

I’ve been to karama in the past with no problems. This visit I did not enjoy. We were pounded on in the street and chivvied into one of the secret apartments. They locked us in which we found very uncomfortable with. Upon leaving in a...More

14  Thank Donna B
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Dubaichats, General Manager at The Karama Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Very sorry for your experience maybe you should have arranged with shops to deliver the items to your hotel , if you need any contacts please contact us

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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Visited the area 10 and 12 years ago. Totally changed and for the worse. Was expecting to be able to purchase watches, bags, T shirts etc. I was expecting to be approached constantly, which I find irritating as opposed to intimidating. However if you show...More

5  Thank DE62
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i dont know about metro stops, but taxis are very cheap, but can be a problem getting a taxi on leaving, prob need to catch one dropping someone off. i would recommend the gold souk rather than the kamara market, they sell... More
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Yes hun you can pay by card everywhere and it’s very safe to use ,
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