Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a traditional and genuine re-creation of an ancient marketplace with local Middle Eastern style and ambience.
Tucked in the heart of Madinat Jumeirah – The Arabian Resort has welcomed visitors in a world reminiscent of ancient Arabia. The authentic atmosphere is a visual treat and has the fragrances and even the sound of the ancient era.
The lanes have sunlight in the wood carved arches representing intricate Arabic architectural design.
Guests can walk around numerous winding streets in this traditional bazaar. The atmosphere is filled with the aromas of the waterfront cafes, restaurants and bars. The impressive souk even has boutique-style open-shuttered shops and many galleries.
Visitors can enjoy walking through the meandering pathways and purchase goods from barrows and shops that are lined up into the streets. The shops sell a variety of wares including traditional items. Many reputed designers such as Lulu Guinness and Vilebrequin have their flagship stores. Visitors can also shop at boutiques and shops that sell home wares and gifts from Italy, France and the USA.
The retail outlets open from 10:00 to 23:00 seven days a week and some restaurants and coffee shops are ready to welcome guests from 08:00.
The place is just right for an early coffee or late night revelry. Famous club – Pacha Ibiza Dubai allows a fun and exciting time into the early hours. Frioul Bistro de Luxe boasts of its “Jazz dining” and is a famous music club. The Amphitheatre has been hosting a variety of events and Madinat Theatre features shows for all. The entire zone has something for everyone and welcomes visitors and locals living in Dubai.
The lively ambience by street artists is delightful to watch, the walkways have the sound of craftsmen at work along with musicians and artists.
10:00 to 23:00 and from 08:00 onwards for some of the coffee shops and restaurants.
Parking: Self-Parking and Valet Parking available.
Additional information: Souk Madinat Jumeirah is wheelchair accessible via elevator at the main entrance.
Saturday Souk is famous as organic farmers set-up market every Saturday at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Visitors can shop and give back to the community from 09:00 until 13:00.
Watch the farmers’ and producers’ products during an interactive cooking demonstrations. Guests looking to relax rejuvenate can visit Talise Fitness and take help from representatives that will share with you tips on healthy lifestyle.
Sat morning – 09:00 to 13:00, weather permitting.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Al Sufouh Road
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 366 8888
Fax: +971 4 366 7788
e-mail: [email protected]
Photo courtesy: http://www.jumeirah.com/
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