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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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A Lot of Everything

What do you need? What do you want? It’s all here. We spent an entire afternoon browsing through... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
VictoriAnika
,
Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
Feels like your are in history

A great place to explore the historic market scene of Kuwait. You can see people selling authentic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
asdarunasd
,
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
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“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"
in 33 reviews
"traditional market"
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"kebab"
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"fruits and vegetables"
in 11 reviews
"old style"
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"fish market"
in 34 reviews
"shops selling"
in 14 reviews
"traditional food"
in 16 reviews
"traditional clothes"
in 13 reviews
"money exchange"
in 7 reviews
"gold shops"
in 8 reviews
"sea food"
in 6 reviews
"traditional place"
in 10 reviews
"hummus"
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"traditional kuwaiti"
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"shopping area"
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"visit kuwait"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What do you need? What do you want? It’s all here. We spent an entire afternoon browsing through perfume shops, fabric stores, produce markets, racks of abeyas and so much more. Strolling through the streets and back alleys gives you a sense of what it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to explore the historic market scene of Kuwait. You can see people selling authentic historic stuffs to spices , perfumes etc ...A traditional market location and a good place to explore the traditional life and shopping too

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This market is a traditional one... You can find all trditional and some modern items... You name it... It is unique because if its style, old days, bazaars... Traditional food and drinks. It is really original... I love it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice, authentic covered Souq. Be sure to visit on a Friday night do you can join in the pleasure and fun with the locals. Fantastic eating in the main square!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soul Al-Mubarakiya was my favourite place in Kuwait city. It has great vibe. This is the place you can feel the culture and see the most actions in the city. Also, has great perfume shops. But remember to go at night. Most shops are closed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Souk Al mubarakiya is one of the oldest markets in kuwait . You can smell the history of kuwait in this place . You can find a lot of traditional restaurants. Lot of shops which sell Arabian perf

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Okay to walk around to kill time but if you are expecting anything like the souks in Doha or Egypt etc you’ll be disappointed. Mainly tack and a few cramped places to eat, really not a whole lot to see it do. The only highlight...More

Thank Nate B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Al-mubarakiya souq was one of oldest souk in kuwait, it’s located in heart of kuwait city in al-qibla beside al-safat square. The souk has been renovated according original design and same sections, you can see the heritage market as its built and feels kuwait old...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place for walking and shopping specially in winter there you will find traditional restaurants and stores if you want to see the old Kuwait visit this place

Thank Yousef M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you only have a day or so in Kuwait City you should visit here. There is, as one would expect, everything for sale here, and the sprawling mass of shops is easy to get lost in. Marvel at the colours of the fruit, wander...More

Thank Paul B
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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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