Souk Al Bahar, Dubai

4.0
#13 of 148 in Shopping in Dubai
A modern take on the traditional Arab shopping experience, Souk Al Bahar offers an array of shopping and dining options in a structure of intricate old-world design. The long, high stone corridors house over 100 stores and restaurants, all with highly stylized interiors evoking an atmosphere of bygone eras. You'll find traditional handicrafts and popular regional perfumes here, alongside some of the leading international brands in furnishings, fashion, and technology. Sit in one of the cafes on the waterfront promenade and take in views of downtown, including the orchestrated fountain and the gargantuan skyscraper. Plan to see Souk Al Bahar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Dubai road trip app.
Create an itinerary including Souk Al Bahar
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Souk Al Bahar Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
454 reviews
Google
4.4
TripAdvisor
  • During our visit we were able to visit the spice souk which had much better prices and the Souk Madinat Jumerah which had better prices, was still indoor and vendors were not pushy. Our least...  more »
  • Fantastic location with a combination of the old and the new. Great location with a choice of restaurants and stunning views.  more »
Google
  • Traditional Arabic style mall linked with Dubai mall. Carpets, souvenirs and lifestyle shops are here. Having dining restaurants with water front. Atmosphere is very pleasant and relaxing. Must visit place.
  • Blending the classic with the contemporary, Souk Al Bahar, the “sailor’s market”, is a step back in time to the wonder and allure of old Arabia. Situated in Downtown Dubai’s beating heart, it is enchantingly Arabesque – a lively marketplace that offers the city’s residents and tourists alike an enthralling experience of shopping, entertainment and dining in intriguing contrast to The Dubai Mall, to which it connects via a bridge that spans the breadth of Burj Lake

Plan your trip to Dubai

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Dubai

See all ›
4.5
Duration:2 h
4.6
Duration:4 h 30 min
4.8
Duration:8 h
3.9
Duration:1 h

Side trips from Dubai

4.2
Duration:3 h 30 min
4.5
Duration:8 h

Hidden gems in Dubai

4.3
Duration:1 h 30 min
5.0
Duration:2 h
4.3
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.8
Duration:1 h 30 min

Shopping in Dubai

See all ›
3.3
Duration:30 min
2.9
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.3
Duration:1 h
3.6
Duration:2 h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Dubai

4.6
Duration:2 h 30 min
4.1
Duration:5 h 30 min
3.6
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.5
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:1 h 30 min
4.7
Duration:2 h
4.9
Duration:2 h