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Deira Old Souk Abra Station

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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The soul of the city

This place is just amazing to visit. If your the type who loves the crowded parts of the city this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Excellent Way to Tour Spice and Gold Souks and then the Museum across the creek

This is not to be missed by anyone who visit Dubai. Make a visit to the Spice and Gold souks around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Baniyas Road | Near Dubai Spice Souk, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is just amazing to visit. If your the type who loves the crowded parts of the city this place gives you that vibe. It has an amazing character from the bazaar that sells tons of souvenirs to the people who work there and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janmcvee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not to be missed by anyone who visit Dubai. Make a visit to the Spice and Gold souks around noon and finish just before the sun is setting. Then make your way to the jetty right in front of the Spice souk and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank passionfruitsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We crossed over on an abra from Bur Dubai Abra Dock to Deira Old Souk Station. The journey was very pleasant and worthy of many photos. There’s not much else to do here at the station but rather than just take the boat but it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Good place to hangout.. near to the waters. You can have a public boat ride with just 1 AED. Also dhow cruise available.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Harisankar_kv
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A relaxing cruise in a traditional way, enjoying the creek and the scenery surrounding it. Quite enchanting.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ZOm999
Reviewed 22 October 2018

For just 1 dirham (30 cents) you can take this traditional boat across the Dubai Creek. As a tourist, it is one of the top 5 experiences you MUST have, especially at sunset. It's merely a 5 minute ride, but it encompasses so much culture...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AnthonyPermal
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Cross the Creek on an abra So cheap Make sure you have loose dirhams in coins to pay So nice just to sit and cross with a slight breeze

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KentJulieb
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Abra is very helpful for people daily travelling from old souq and Bur Dubai. Journey through the canal is also very nice. We can see old Dubai on the side. It's coast only 1AED. (They may ask the tourists for a single boat ride for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sinudev
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Taking a boat ride across the river is such a unique Dubai experience, this is something you have to do when in Dubai, it only costs 1AED! The views from the boat are so beautiful, I highly recommend anybody to try this. ..

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank ryanaspenmicom
Reviewed 18 September 2018

After you’ve seen all the shiny new buildings of modern Dubai, this is an interesting break....but still not that different from most markets...except the gold goods section.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank awinrm
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13 January 2018|
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Response from Hexy | Reviewed this property |
If you mean crossing the creek on one of the passenger boats, I say yes. It is safe because stepping on and off the boat is easy without any jumping or climbing involved. Once on board you can sit down. The ride is not bumpy... More
4 April 2017|
Response from rengrahn | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, Unquestionably you can find a variety of burj al arab/ burj Khalifah souveneirs. From perfume bottles, trinkets, paintings, shirts etc ranges in price and do be prepared to haggle. The spice and fabric souk are my... More
19 January 2017|
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Response from rengrahn | Reviewed this property |
Oh, and, honestly ...safety is your least consideration. The congestion will be considerable .