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Camel Souk

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Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The interesting part is this is not really a tourist spot in the true sense. It is an actual camel market. Along with other livestock as well. If you were expecting some sort of display this is not it. It is a market. And a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is really good for the tourist. You can see lots of camels in this place. In this souk lots of people come and sale the Camel.Nice experience

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a big fan of animals especially when they stink a lot, sorry to say. so it was a 'ok it's a must visit place so let's just stop by, take a few photos of the camel then go' kind of visit for me.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manucanuck
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Nothing picturesque, it's just a fully operational camel market where camels, goats and sheep are bought and sold. All the animals and locals make it a rough but fascinating place. Security let us on the terrain where we were followed by a security guard on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HaagseBluf
Reviewed 3 October 2018

this market is a real market not tourist,you just have to go and see. its smelly, noisy and hot but its an experience. take care with younger children - camels spit, bite and kick

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mafmeijer
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Lots of cute baby camels and herds of beasts, most of which are quite well-disposed to kind visitors. Some are a little cantankerous and may bite but this is usually if they are annoyed by noise, camera flash or being manhandled into position. Or if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank MasafiOne
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Visited at 6am, so many camels. Offered to have a ride. ??price as we declined offer. We parked near a camel enclosure where no trucks were working - and no issues. Seemed like there were thousands of camels in pens on one side of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank grimesf
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Yes, the camels are cute. However, the whole affair felt incredibly unsafe. We parted with 200 dirhams just to get a group of men off our backs. They literally surrounded us, and when my other half took out 50 dirhams to give them as a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Savy_Sydney_Lily
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Located just past the Bawadi Mall behind the large IKEA store, this camel souk is a working livestock market where animals are being bought and sold. What that means is....be mindful to stay out of the way. Also, this souk is "earthy" smelly! Women should...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed 8 April 2018

For those who do not know much about camels, this is the best place to take your kids to learn about this kind of mammals. The best part is the sound the camels make.

Date of experience: March 2018
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