Dubai ATTRACTIONS See all

Dubai Spice Souk

Dubai may have the world’s largest shopping mall, but for many visitors, the best shopping is found in the city’s traditional souks, or markets. Each of these historic markets specializes in one product or category of products, and one of Dubai’s most famous (and most pungent) souks is the Spice Souk.

Located in the eastern part of Dubai next to the Gold Souk, the Spice Souk includes a small area of narrow lanes lined by small shops selling almost any spice you can imagine. Huge bags and bins of colorful and fragrant spices -- everything from frankincense and saffron to dried chillies -- overflow into the streets. You’ll also find shops selling incense and sheesha, a type of tobacco smoked in a water pipe.

If you come to buy spices, be prepared to haggle; knowing your basic numbers in Arabic will help. Even if you’re not in the market for spices, a trip to the Spice Souk is worth an hour of your time just to soak up the atmosphere of one of the few remaining places where you can catch a glimpse of a more traditional Dubai.

Tours & Tickets

See all

Dubai Sunrise Seaplane Flight Including Dubai Creek Abra Boat Ride and City Sightseeing

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

Admire spectacular Dubai from the air, land and water on this small-group early morning seaplane flight and city tour. Just after sunrise, take off from the ...  Read more

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $435.00

Big Bus Dubai Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 401 Reviews

There is no better way to see Dubai than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off Big Bus! This comprehensive tour includes sights of top Dubai attractions such as ...  Read more

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: Varies

From USD $66.00

Dubai Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Desert Safari

4.5 star rating: Recommended 224 Reviews

See the highlights of Dubai and its surrounding desert on this Super Saver that combines two best-selling tours over two days! Enjoy a city sightseeing tour by ...  Read more

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $109.45
$121.90 Save $12.45

Best Private Tour: Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 124 Reviews

If you’re looking for things to do in Dubai, head out to discover the city’s main sights and cosmopolitan culture on a private sightseeing tour! This ...  Read more

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $48.39

Dubai City Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

4 star rating: Recommended 708 Reviews

Experience the historical sites and vibrant cosmopolitan life of Dubai on this comprehensive sightseeing tour of the city. See Dubai's famous landmarks such as ...  Read more

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $36.86

Dubai City Sightseeing Tour from Abu Dhabi

3 star rating: Worth doing 10 Reviews

Visit Dubai while you’re in Abu Dhabi, and discover the historic sights and glittering modern landmarks of Dubai City , the official name of the city within ...  Read more

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $73.47

Dubai Sightseeing Day Trip from Abu Dhabi

Discover the different faces of glittering Dubai on a day trip from Abu Dhabi. Travel to the neighboring emirate by air-conditioned coach and explore its ...  Read more

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $86.00

Shopping tour Dubai

Dubai claims to be the shopping center of the world. Our tour will not take you to the malls but rather to the good corners like Gold Souk, Carpet Souk & ...  Read more

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $32.00

See all

Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message