Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai Gold Souk

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Dubai Gold Souk

Gold Souk shops are among the most visited places in Dubai, selling jewellery, gemstones and precious metals. Discover it on Visit Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Dubai Gold Souk is one of the most unique gold markets in the world.

The city of Dubai is known for balancing the cultures of the Middle East as well as the luxury that makes it so popular amongst tourists. You will get to spend time marveling at the sheer beauty of the gold displayed in the stores there such as Damas, ARY, and Alukkas.

The smaller stores around are quite a sight to see and experience. The Old Souk marine station is very close to the Gold souk and the Dubai fish and vegetable market are nearby attractions too.


Dubai's commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya.

As one of the Emirates' oldest traditional markets, Dubai Gold Souk has over 350 retailers trading tax-free gold of different carats, designs and weights. There are also precious stones, strings of pearls, platinum and silver available here.

You can bargain at the market, and enjoy better rates when paying in cash. To reach the Gold Souk, you can take an inexpensive abra ride across Dubai Creek, and combine your visit with nearby attractions like the Bur Dubai Grand Mosque, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood and Al Seef.


Monday to Sunday 9:30 AM - 9:30 PM except on Friday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

How to Reach

The best route is through the Dubai Metro to Al Ghubaiba or through the regular Abra (boat) which will get you here directly.

  • Al Ras • 7 min walk
  • Palm Deira • 8 min walk

What to expect at the Gold Souk

Long lines of market stalls showcase a myriad of authenticate and eye catching products – you never know when you’ll spot something special for you and your loved ones. All merchandise is carefully regulated by the Dubai government to ensure the authenticity of the quality you receive.

You can be sure your purchases will be genuine. In addition to gold, look out for diamond-encrusted ornaments, strings of pearls, platinum and silver. Retailers are more than up to offer a bargain, provided you are fair with your price. The Gold Souk, which is free to visit, is located on the Deira side of Dubai Creek, just a short walk from other bustling souks and abra stations.

Guinness world record

The Dubai Gold souk was host to the largest ring in the world weighing 64 kg. The piece is owned by Dubai-based Taiba.

World's Largest Gold Market

The Dubai Gold Souk is the world's largest gold market, with over 380 retailers selling gold and diamonds. The souk is known for its high-quality designs and excellent prices. The Dubai government regulates the gold to ensure all products meet international standards.

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There is no pass or ticket to enter Dubai Gold Souk. It's absolutely Free Entry! Find and book tours and tickets to Dubai Gold Souk. Experience Dubai Gold Souk by buying tickets with Tixs.

Travel Tips for Dubai

Best Time To Visit In Dubai: The best time to visit Dubai is from November to March when the weather is pleasant and is most suitable for all kinds of outdoor activities. The Dubai Shopping Festival is also held during January and February, making it an exciting time for visitors. Dubai's high season is from November to April. This is when temperatures are at their most enjoyable, but you can expect higher costs for accommodation and more people at the city's main attractions as a result.



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About United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates located in the Middle East, known for its modern infrastructure, diverse culture, and thriving economy. With its iconic skyline, bustling cities, and vast desert landscapes, the UAE is a popular destination for tourists and expatriates alike.

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Gold Souk, Al Ras, Deira, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Is gold cheaper in Dubai souk?

The gold prices are lesser in Dubai compared to most countries, and it's tax-free. While there's a VAT that was recently added, the VAT is refundable. Gold Souk has the most gold retailers in any space in Dubai, so it's the best place to compare prices and get the cheapest deals.

How much is the ticket for gold souk Dubai?

The Gold Souk Dubai price is free for everyone.

Can I bring gold from Dubai to India?

Anyone travelling to Dubai and wanting to take gold to India must be aware of the limit on gold allowed from Dubai to India. Male travellers are permitted to carry a maximum of 20 grams of gold (maximum value: 50,000 INR) to India, and for female travellers, the limit is up to 40 grams (maximum value: 100,000 INR).

How far is Dubai Gold Souk from airport?

At a distance of 5 km from Dubai Museum and 8 km from Dubai International Airport, Dubai Gold Souk or Gold Souk is a traditional market (or souk) located in Al Dhagaya locality of Deira district in Dubai.

Which month gold is cheapest?

The price cools down March through August, then takes off again in the months of September, October and November. This means that on a historical basis, the best times to buy gold are early January, March and early April, or from mid-June to early July.

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  • ELica

    My recent visit to the Gold Souq was an interesting experience. The sheer volume of gold and jewelry on display was impressive, but I found the atmosphere to be slightly overwhelming. Navigating through the crowded alleyways was a bit challenging, and while the variety of designs was abundant, I didn’t find anything particularly unique or extraordinary. The vendors were polite, although some seemed more focused on making a sale rather than providing genuine assistance. Overall, while I appreciated the opportunity to explore this iconic marketplace, it didn’t leave a lasting impression.

  • Tix Dubai

    My visit to the Gold Souq was an absolute delight. The intricate designs and craftsmanship of the jewelry on display were mesmerizing. The vendors were incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable, patiently guiding me through their extensive collections. Whether you’re a jewelry enthusiast or simply looking for a memorable shopping experience, the Gold Souq is definitely worth a visit.

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