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“Market with wooden design”
Review of Central Market

Central Market
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Central Market Souk Walking Tour and UAE Costume Photography Experience
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Abu Dhabi Sightseeing Tour: Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village and Souk
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Full-Day Trip from Dubai: Abu Dhabi City
Ranked #13 of 53 Shopping in Abu Dhabi
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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“Market with wooden design”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

My friend took me to this central market. As it is considered an old renovated Market
I did not see any intresting thing
But only the wooden structure

Visited February 2014
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“Central Market”
Reviewed February 2, 2014

This used to be the location of the old soukh. It is nothing like that anymore. It is basically a mall with the same stuff. Higher prices. Looks very beautiful. If you are in the neigbourhood, go for a quick visit. Not really special.

Visited January 2014
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“Has nice restaurants and souvenir shops”
Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

I went to Dubai, UAE with our family from the end of Dec 2013 till the new year of 2014. We stopped by the Central Market during the day trip to Abu Dhabi. The facility was a little bit dark, but had some nice restaurants and souvenir shops. We had nice local food "kebab" and it's delicious. The Market is located near a beach park so we walked to the park and rambling in flont of the sea. It's nice experience.

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San Francisco, California
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“A Disappointing Visit”
Reviewed December 18, 2013

A leading travel guide suggested a visit to Abu Dhabi's Central Market (souk) after visiting the famous Grand Mosque. The Central Market has a variety of shops on three levels, but only the ground floor was fully occupied. Upper levels had many vacant tenant spaces. There was really no reason to take the escalators to the upper levels. The office complex mall across the street, which appears to be commonly owned, had more variety and more foot traffic.

Visited December 2013
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Orchid
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“A great trip for shopping for souvenirs”
Reviewed October 25, 2013

Information about the central market old and new were a bit confusing but we managed to find the information needed. The new central market or Souk is located at the world trade centre. The ground floor is filled with nice shops that sells spices, souvenirs, etc. there are more modern shops than souvenir shops which was pity as we would have bought more souvenirs if there were more choices. Not many traditional clothes for sale. We found many if not all, the shops in the upper floors closed - on a Thursday afternoon. There are 5 restaurants serving Arabian, Indian, International food.

Visited October 2013
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