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Souk Al-Mubarakiya

Between Mubarak al-Kabir, Ahmad al-Jaber & Ali al-Salem Streets, Kuwait City, Kuwait
+965 2246 5489
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Always fun to visit the souks!

In reality I ended up wandering through several different soul in the four or five streets around... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
mc7849
,
Staines, United Kingdom
via mobile
A must

If you are in Kuwait, you definitely should not miss the souk. It is the most famous souk and it... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
mai96
,
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
via mobile
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  • Excellent57%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“old market” (33 reviews)
“kebab” (32 reviews)
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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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"old market"
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"traditional market"
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"kebab"
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"fruits and vegetables"
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"old style"
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"fish market"
in 34 reviews
"shops selling"
in 14 reviews
"traditional food"
in 16 reviews
"traditional clothes"
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"money exchange"
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"gold shops"
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"sea food"
in 6 reviews
"traditional place"
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"hummus"
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"traditional kuwaiti"
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"shopping area"
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"visit kuwait"
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

In reality I ended up wandering through several different soul in the four or five streets around here. There were some great sights, sounds and smells. I was never hassled, felt very safe at all times and found a couple of reasonably priced souvenirs!

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

If you are in Kuwait, you definitely should not miss the souk. It is the most famous souk and it includes a lot of local food and they sell local and traditional Kuwaiti and Middle Eastern yumminess and other necessities. It is also good for...More

Thank mai96
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

its must see market its Souk Al-Mubarakiya you can go there form 8 am and its open to 12 pm very nice restaurants

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you need something you'll find it here! A souk with a nice Middle East atmosphere. I particularly liked the fish market and the antiques shops.

Thank Alain B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I have been so many times to souk el mobarkeya, this lovely place, the beautiful lights, the smell of spices, and perfumes. I it is very well maintained, a real nice place for shopping authentic goods, spices, clothing, and food Really nice for a night...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

old shopping souq very interesting shops and resturants to see and to injoy the outdoor only if the weather is good

Thank 442essa
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Must see, bustling with colors and aromas of fresh produce and fruit , dates and spices. Great ambience , also must go to “Beit Ahmed “ for a cup of Chai

Thank Tarek I
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a very large souq that will take you several hours to explore. The streets and alleys go on and on, plus it is highly popular. Parking is a nightmare and I would strongly recommend NOT to go to the underground carpark marked on...More

Thank Superpear
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Best place to experience shopping before the malls came in. Souk Mubarakiya has the street shops that sell everything from watches to food. It also has the Gold Souk, which is the central gold, diamond and jewellery market of Kuwait. We loved walking in exploring...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Souk Al-Mubarakiya is in the heart of Kuwait City, but it is a sort of a micro cosmos on its own. It is very much diferent than it's modern, skyscrapers-filled environment and gives you a taste of tradition and authenticity of Kuwait and it's past...More

1  Thank mili314
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Alma M
16 October 2017|
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Response from Ashraf A | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. It’s purely traditional Kuwaiti shops.
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Drkwood
30 April 2017|
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Response from flarealtili | Reviewed this property |
Im so so so sorry for the delay. I used both, but good if u have some money on you. With cash, you can negociate better. And THEY LOVE TO NEGOCIATE.
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Reks76
15 November 2016|
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Response from isultan2011 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can but you should contact the souk management
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