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Address: Satwa Al Satwa Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Great area to explore. It's busy and so there's always a lot to see. Especially in the evenings - i found this to be the busiest time.

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Sydney
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great area to explore. It's busy and so there's always a lot to see. Especially in the evenings - i found this to be the busiest time.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have walked through literally hundreds of markets over the years and this one is comparable to any of them. The merchants are aggressive but not overly so like Cambodia or Istanbul. At least they make some attempt at humor and can take no for an answer. Unfortunately, we found nothing to buy since most places get their souvenirs from... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

A convinient place to buy trinkets and hard to find stuff. The place is complete from A to Z ranging from textile, beauty products, hardware , souvenier items to name a few and you can haggle too for the best price. Foreword though that some shops close from 1 to 4 pm. A wide variety of restaurants offering numerous cuisines... More 

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Thank EatME S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This is an old market in Dubai.. You can find almost every thing with a very cheap prices, and you can still bargain for more discount..

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Thank Hassan H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

great place if you looking for reasonable value for money. from clothes to household items, you can get hold of anything within close range. lots of shops and good bargaining as well.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

over crowded, noisy and all filipino crowd who do not know how to behave in public, they spoil the look of this place.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

As the heat starts to disperse and the cooler months appear it is always great to go to Satwa and just walk around the hundreds of little shops..or dine at a Lebanese street cafe ..as a tourist you really should leave the glitz of Dubai for a day and take a trip to Satwa and old Dubai and do your... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Although I have been a resident of Dubai for close to 44 years, Satwa is one district I only visit when obliged to. Usually, I need to drive the better half here for shopping or for her trips to her tailors. The major problem in Satwa is traffic and parking. The area is bustling with shops, cafes and small restaurants... More 

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dubai
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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