Step Inside the Magical Old Souk in Dubai

While everyone may know Dubai as the city of cloud-hugging skscrapers and the latest tech and innovation, the emirate has not always been that way. Taking aside the polished and the new, Dubai has a rich history and culture, and it's all dearly tucked away in the hidden gem, sea-side town of Deira.

The historical neighborhood contains a ton of treasure in terms of culture and antiquities, but other than its breathtaking aesthetic, the souk is actually pretty cool to shop at. It boasts of textile craftsmanship, precious gold artisanry, and delicious Arabian spices, all of which you can get at a bargian - if you're a good enough haggler. 

Next time you're in Dubai, dedicate one day, away from the glitz and glamour, and head to Deira, but for the meantime, here's a sneakpeek at what the stunning souk holds:

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