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Souk Al-Mubarakiya

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Address: Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
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+965 2246 5489
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If you know where to eat it's a treat

I've had several meals in the souk in past years and concluded that unless you know what you're doing you're likely to get an interesting local meal that you won't enjoy. First... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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322 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've had several meals in the souk in past years and concluded that unless you know what you're doing you're likely to get an interesting local meal that you won't enjoy. First time we were with friends who said we had to try local lunch at an outdoor area that provided seating for several restaurants and thousands of flies -... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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116 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one place, if you are in Kuwait, you really don't want to miss... I have lived in Kuwait for years, and even so, I go to Mubarakiyah often :)

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Thank GourmetGirl2017
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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196 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old tradition market where you can find all kind of food staff , fruit , meat and even fish , the tradition sweet is some thing you can not miss , very interesting for every one visiting Kuwait ...

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Thank Hisham A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great market place to buy any thing. Maximum things were selling here by Indian people's and the goods imported from India. .

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Thank mahammad r
Algiers, Algeria
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many local stores for clothes, food, perfumes... There are also many restaurants with many type of food at good price.

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Thank Rayad2013
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the cafes for either breakfast, lunch or dinner. Don't miss the gold shops. I went with my friend to buy gold necklace and I found beautiful collection with reasonable prices. Then we went to a cafe to drink Arabic coffee which comes with dates and we ordered a fresh baked dessert.

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Thank hamad94
Spring
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here during the holidays for Kuwait. We went in the afternoon and left as the people were pouring in for the celebration. It is an amazing place and you must see it if you are visiting or living in Kuwait. I really enjoy these kind of traditional places in the country I am visiting. What a wonderful experience... More 

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Thank zzpollyanna
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what ever u r looking for , u will find it in this old , traditional market . this souq contains fish , meat , vegetables and fruit market . clothes , carpets , traditional and modern perfumes . restaurants and cafes but in old style . u need 3 days to cover this market and time is flying while... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a variety of local and imported goods at a very low price including clothes, make up, perfumes and lingerie. It's a must visit especially for those budget travelers.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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271 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice Souk. Lots of food and clothes etc. It's a place local people come to shop. Interesting to walk around.

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