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Camel Souk

#9 of 51 things to do in Al Ain Features Animals
Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for tourists. We see many camels of different age and breed. It's fun to watch the activities of camels trading. You will also see other animals like sheep and goat market. This place is adjacent to Bawadi mall which houses many...More

1  Thank Belame K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

You could either like be this place or dislike it, it's smelly n animals are over crowded in cages. There are beautiful birds n pts to see, also goats n camels. This place made me sad to see animals n birds in cages. My niece...More

Thank Preethi-Rodrigues
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We have been there behind Bawadi with friends an afternoon. It's really fantastic. Lots of animals, birds and pet shops. The place is amazing those who likes to see animals and birds.

Thank You-traveller
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Animals crowded in cages. I saw some camels being beaten with sticks. Also dead young camel on side of road

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Tucked behind Ikea theres a lot more to the market than just camels. We accidentally went during prayer time at the weekend and got the whole place to ourselves, no hassle at all and few of the store owners around. Suited us as we got...More

Thank james m
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The UAE has a passion for camels and the Camel Souk in Al Ain is in the heart of it. Camels of all shapes, sizes. The tenders will quickly approach trying to make a few Durhams as you pose for a picture, but truthfully you...More

Thank magickayak
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The famed camel market is not to be missed if you are visiting the UAE and Al Ain in particular. The old market used to stand in open but grass less fields but today the animals that were formerly stand in the sun with legs...More

Thank MalmesburyDave
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were left a little disappointed by our visit, perhaps it was worse as we visited on a Friday and were the only ones there, but we were constantly hassled and stared at our whole visit. Unfortunately the whole experience made my father uncomfortable. I'm...More

Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

It is certainly worth visiting this place. You see 100's of goats and camels for sale. Beware of offers from locals offering to show you around or view newly born baby camels. We were prepared to give a gratuity to our guide but he increased...More

1  Thank PIGGOTTS
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had never seen so many camels at one place. There was no busy action like auctions or bidding, but some deals were discussed and animals evaluated by potential buyers as we walked trough the market. The sellers are eager to show the baby camels to...More

Thank Karlis_Me
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