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Address: Satwa St., Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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a must for good food, nice walk, near the beach and inexpensive shopping

it has rich and not so rich living closeby, so some top and budget eateries are nearby. walk is nice, plenty to choose from for food, great chai shop for zafran and karak tea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2016
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Dear readers, In Satwa you can shop till you drop :) and your wallet won't get hurt. You will find everything you need, really everything. From flowers, supermarket, tailors, cloth, car stuff, pets, restaurants, home equipments, WC / Bathroom's, pipes, lights, Abayas, gold shops, library, mosk, curtains, fabrics, buttons, hair clips--- just everything! Happy shopping :)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

it has rich and not so rich living closeby, so some top and budget eateries are nearby. walk is nice, plenty to choose from for food, great chai shop for zafran and karak tea, beach is nearby and next to highest flag pole in the world

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

I like Satwa because it is one of the most vibrant areas of Dubai. Going there is a bit like an adventure. Ensure that you avoid driving during rush hours because traffic gets really crazy there. It is a great place where you can always find different things to do at a very affordable price, good Indian/Pakistani restaurants, good tailors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Look for Coventry Tailors and ask for Kapil, the best fabric shop although one of the more expensive ones is Regal. Its hard to find quality but once you find it you can get some beautiful things made! Its not as glamorous as the rest of Dubai but safe. Not much to see or visit apart from fabric shops and... More 

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dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Dear readers, I live since 30 years now here in Dubai and I'm glad we have Satwa! You can shop till you drop and you will still have money in your pockets. From fine garments till car tires.., restaurants, whatever you need you will find it there. Ladies saloons, tailor, mosk, bank, gold shops, for the home items and much... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

I came across this mostly residential neighborhood by chance, when I walked down from Dubai Metro Al Jafiliya station to Jumeirah Mosque. What a surprise! Forget all of Dubai's glittering skyscrapers, luxury hotels and resorts or high-end boutiques in mega malls. Sharpen your five senses and enjoy a walk through this maze of shops and eateries run mostly by expats... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

satwa district is an old district located close to jumeirah. plenty of cheap stores for shopping and eating out. now prominent among the philipino population in Dubai. not very popular among tourists.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Traditional District Old area full of shop for cheap good popular restaurants few parking spaces but deserve the visit

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Good deals to be had. But easily forgotten place. This place wasnt even on my mind until i saw it in the places to review. All the "residents" of dubai come here to shop instead of the malls. Most places here dont open until noon, and dont bother shopping while the sun is up. Try in the evening.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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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