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Souk Al Arsah: Tours & Tickets

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28 Feb 2019
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“Eaiser shopping than Dubai with more traditional options”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nicely restored, small souk. It's a great place for buying traditional clothing, more bedouin influenced jewlery and souvenirs. There are also numerous antique shops. The place is air-conditioned and the vendors are much less agressive. Just a 25 minute Uber from the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank MelissaPeery
Reviewed 28 February 2019

Though this is not one of the main souk, there is pretty much to offer here. Most shops are a however small

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sumitkumar_13
Reviewed 25 February 2019

A piece of Sharjah's heritage, the space has been heavily restored but retains some charm. The shops in the main entrance area seem to be open most of the time but those in the alleyways are much less predictable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dewi C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is quite big souk - but I'm not recommending it during Eid as there are not much open stands at that time. Besides is a nice place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marcin-PL-75
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This is a renovated souk with many small shops. However the shops did not have things that I would be interested in buying. Many of the shops have old junk or antiques that they sell. They also have shops that sell the same standard touristy...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Having read about this souk before traveling to Sharjah we were expecting something a little special but were rather disappointed. It is situated in the historic quarter which is undergoing extensive work at the moment - almost to the extent of rebuilding. The souk itself...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed 9 May 2017

exactly what i was looking for, antique gifts available, laid in old town of Sharjah, hint: DEAL with the salesmen, reduce the called price from 200 Dhs. to 100 Dhs.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Kotzmonster
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It is a covered souq but not air-conditioned. The heritage authorities have renovated the Arsa Souq in the now Heritage precincts of Sharjah just next door to Naboodah Home converted to the Sharjah Heritage Museum. This is not a big souq but is historically very...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Nisha J
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Sure, the UAE has it's share of shopping malls with all the corporate-owned stores. When you're there, you could imagine being in your home country. Visit a Souk to shop locally. My most vivid memory is of course the gold shops!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Pam C
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A nice small market in the form of shops in a small street. The setup puts you back in history. A lot of collectibles too.

Date of experience: March 2017
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