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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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It is classic market, which has been renovated with keeping its soul in mind. The place is full of shops of different types. It has a variety of restaurant and local tea shops.

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Salman k
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Bahrain
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Bahrain
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

It is classic market, which has been renovated with keeping its soul in mind. The place is full of shops of different types. It has a variety of restaurant and local tea shops.

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Thank Salman k
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Be prepared to haggle....in Arabic, or get a good guide. Lots of nice artwork around though! I got a good eyeliner....

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Thank Hattie S
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Experience Kuwait authentic souk. Get away ftom the glitsy malls and find your way to the old souk in the centre of the city. Everything is sold here and the gold souk is right next door. Good experience and safe.

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Thank Liza G
Savannah GA
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352 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

There's something for just about every shopper. There is an extensive selection of butchers as well as the usual perfume and clothing shops. The common dining area serves good food from several restaurants at reasonable prices.

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Thank dolomoto
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Here you can walk in this old souk and have a good time you it is an old place but renovated ... open air restaurants .... not classy it is street food but the atmosphere is great .... there is also perfume and makeup shops there ... whole sale clothes and bed sheets and herb shops ... fruits and vegetables... More 

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1 Thank Mohamed A
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Almubarakiya is an old authentic souk of Kuwait were you can spend a day in it. Apart from meat, fish, vegetable market; you will find a variety of goods there like gold, perfumes, cloths, bags, and households. There is a section of modern local Kuwaiti cafes and Resturants in a place called SOMO " south of mubarakiya outdoor". It is... More 

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1 Thank Sindes A
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Its an old style place. Its like you are walking in Kuwait so many years ago. Its a great place for a picnic. You can shop there also. There are great restaurants and some nice cafes. You will enjoy it there

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1 Thank Angel M
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great Ambience.. Be it Summer Be it Winter.. Loads of Arabic Food variety.. Never Miss for a First time Visitor.. Reasonabily Priced too... You have enough space for seating too, and so too Variety

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1 Thank Paul K
Manchester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The souk was recommended by friends who has lived in kuwait for some time. It is important to note that the souk doesnt really get going till the evening - many shops are closed till around 5 in the afternoon, I have found, on most days. The souk itself is vibrant on most days and provides an interesting walk while... More 

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1 Thank Kashmirite
Kuwait
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Its like the old town in every cities were you can find traditional things to get,souvenirs, and in February its best month to visit Kuwait were you find festivals every were,best weather, it's a lovely place also to to have some good Kuwaiti food

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