It was once a camel market and is now a bustling destination with various activities, which reaches its pinnacle during the evenings. It’s most recommended to visit Naif Souk when it’s the busiest to feel the excitement and liveliness of the traditional shopping atmosphere. Naif Souk is a wide-ranging market for a extensive variety of authentic Arabic goods and services like henna designs, hair extensions and clothing. Naif Market is also popular with local women for its selection of abayas. For something special, there are huge selections of ladies full-length dresses.
Shoppers can also find great value items including leather goods, textiles, electronics and more. There’s no better marketplace to find little goodies for souvenirs and gifts. Once you’re finished with shopping, getting back to your hotel may be easier by walking to the nearby metro station, rather than competing for a taxi. This is one of the projects with a positive role in showcasing the culture and spirit of traditional design, especially when it is characterized as a tourist attraction point, and an example and proof that he can develop the traditional architecture.
The project consists of ground and first floor in addition to the basement, and contains 99 car parking and administrative offices. The ground floor at Naif Market is approximately 3,886 square meters and consists of 111 shops and 44 kiosks and three cafes and administrative offices. The first floor is approximately 3,657 square meters and consists of 107 shop and administrative offices and Lady prayer room. Dubai Municipality made Traditional Market (Naif) with built-up area of 12,854 Square Meters project was completed in 2010.
The shopping centre has Quran and prayer beads (mas’baha) shops, miniature boats shops, precious stones shops, gold and jewellery shops, old coins shops, traditional Mandoos chests shops, traditional paintings shops, traditional handicrafts shops, pottery shops, traditional clothing shops, folkloric garments, fabrics and textiles shops, clothing, abayas and Jalabiyas tailor shops, children’s clothing shops, locally made perfumes, incense and incense burners shops, antiques and gifts shops, henna shops, household utensils shops, desserts shops, aromatic spices shops, herbs and spices shops along with traditional cuisine restaurants and food and soft drinks restaurants.
Weekdays: 09:00 – 22:00
Weekends (Thurs, Fri and Sat): from 08:30 to 01:00
During the Holy month of Ramadan: from 08:30 to 12:00
Parking services: Public parking is available near the market.
Naif Street, Near Naif Police Station
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 800 900
Photo courtesy: www.dm.gov.ae
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