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Address: Satwa St., Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Busiy dirty and noisy

Other side of the dubai life of , no much attractions are there . Always there is a traffic jam . But good to visit to have an idea of other side of dubai life

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

This place known as shopping place and most of the people living in this area, this is area is full of people loving to spend time walking and sight seeing

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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102 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Perfect place where you will find the most remote things you cannot find anywhere else in Dubai At night it's a festival of lights and colors. Really authentic.

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1 Thank Diana M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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188 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Other side of the dubai life of , no much attractions are there . Always there is a traffic jam . But good to visit to have an idea of other side of dubai life

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Thank Disni H
Wirral
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74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Everyone visiting dubai should have a walk around satwa it's The other side of life in dubai, where the workers live and eat, some good local eateries here, fresh Iranian bread stralight from the oven is fantastic

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1 Thank Gerry H
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70 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Once a prime plot in Dubai's history this place still holds some of the gems from old days. Can find almost anything for a common man there within the surrounding.

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1 Thank World M
London
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Excellent spot to have a look at the other side of Dubai life; no flashy 5 star hotels this is real life for the workers of Dubai. Great street food (especially Ravi's!), great spots for haircuts and shaves, having clothes altered and the like. Its vibrant and heaving after dark... love to wander and people watch!

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2 Thank Sean R
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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727 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Satwa its one of the oldest hoods in the city and its a favorite within the south Asian community of workers. There are lots of hidden gems and its a great place to go if you need something fix. From cellphones, to clothing, from framing to cheap supplies. As an attraction, there is not much to see. You might find... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Best for bargain shopping, you get the same stuff like big mall in less than half the price. Walk yourself through those little tiny streets to find some real cheap shops selling exactly the same stuff like other big malls and supermarkets.

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1 Thank SunnyMehta003
Dudley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Ive been to meena bazaar and Deira, and i would say Satwa is a bit more chilled out for shopping,the prices are much more reasonable, the shopkeepers seem a bit more easy going.

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1 Thank Sol N
Gotland
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Been there to stroll around and do some other shopping. It's more for locals than for tourists. Loads of electronics repair shop. Good if you got a broken mobile phone. Some cheap clothing, non European mostly. Nothing you would wear at home. There are some ok finds, such as gold and fabrics. Otherwise furniture shops, repair shops of all kind... More 

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