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“Women's Paradise”
Review of Naif Souk

Naif Souk
Ranked #90 of 388 things to do in Dubai
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Women's Paradise”
Reviewed April 5, 2013 via mobile

This souk offers a wide variety of abaayas for moslim women. My wife was really delighted, and the key is to know how to bargain. We made very Good deals and i even found a shop where i could buy traditional abaayas for men,from Dubai and the Khaleej in general. Do not buy from the shopping malls as they are very expensive there, and another advice, learn how to negotiate.

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Montreal, Canada
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272 reviews
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“Great textiles and clothing souk”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Enjoy this very much. Numerous markets on top of the street level stalls offering many items. Haggling is key, altho we needed practice. It takes a skill to withstand their negotiating skills. Check the source of the products like scarves, as all too many come from China and / or made from rayon. This is key if you want cotton from India.

Visited March 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
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“Materials per metre”
Reviewed January 17, 2013

Naif souk has everything
materials, event sound systems, Cell phone accessories etc

materials are plenty - sold per metre .
you will also find laces, buttons, hair accessories etc.

It's a good place for women
and retailers
*not for kids

we bought lazer lamps, lots of materials (for dresses & duvet covers & laces for collars etc)
and bulk hair clips.
didn't get time to explore the whole souk.

Visited February 2012
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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840 reviews
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“Great place for bargains”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

Great if you like to haggle. Can pick up most things here... Good id you want to see a more traditional side of Dubai.

Visited December 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Cheap”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

If you're looking for where to get cheap Clothes,this is it! Although a souq,but it is centrally airconditioned. But you have to bargain! They have nice abayas,tops,etc. And this is the place to get your phone and ipad cover! Cheap!

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