Dubai is full of surprises and wonders. One of the famous and glamorous places that make Dubai city a great destination for travelers and a unique city to explore is Madinat Jumeirah. Madinat Jumeirah is an area next to the Jumeirah Beach of Dubai city, offering a lot of wonderful places and entertainment. One of the great places in Madinat Jumeirah is a Middle Eastern-style shopping center and dining place. Click here for a more detailed article about the Madinat Jumeirah.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah is one of the traditional shopping centers in Dubai and you will find a combination of tradition and modernity in this glamorous place. You will see the traditional Arabian shopping center, offering world-class brands, and products. Despite being a great place for shopping, you can have a pleasant meal in the international restaurants of Souk Madinat Jumeirah offering food from different cultures in the world.
The Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a shopping center inspired by traditional Arabian shopping centers that are called Souk in the Arabian language. The Souk Madinat Jumeirah is built on water like Venice in Italy. You can have a pleasant meal or go shopping while enjoying the wonders and great sights of Souk Madinat Jumeirah.
You can have a complete view over the Burj Al Arab which is the only 7-star hotel in the world and take a picture with this famous skyscraper of Dubai city. Burj Al Arab is a symbol of modernity in Dubai and the Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a symbol and reminder of Middle Eastern and Arabian culture and tradition. You can see the tradition and modernity of Dubai city in one picture at the Souk Madinat Jumeirah.
The traditional Middle Eastern shopping centers were built with a lot of small units side by side. Souk Madinat Jumeirah has the same architecture. It has a lot of small shops in line next to each other. Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a less traditional shopping center than the Bazaars or Souks you’ll see in the old part of town because it is a replica of the traditional Middle Eastern Souks and it is not an original one. But it’s still a very great place for shopping and spending a day there.
Accessibility and timings of Souk Madinat Jumeirah
- Souk Madinat Jumeirah is open for business every day of the week. Shops are open from 10 AM to 11 PM.
- Restaurants are open from 8 AM to 2 AM.
- Location: King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud St, Al Sufouh 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
For getting to Souk Madinat Jumeirah you have to go to the Madinat Jumeirah. You have to take the red line in the subway for getting to the Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Other than the subway, you can get an Uber or a Careem from anywhere in Dubai city.
Have a pleasant meal at the Souk Madinat Jumeirah
There are more than 40 international restaurants in Souk Madinat Jumeirah offering European, Indian, Persian, Arabic, Asian, end, etc food for any person with any taste and choice. You can enjoy a perfect meal while relaxing in the calm and beautiful nature. You see the waters surrounding you while you keep an eye on the wonders of Madinat Jumeirah and Burj Al Arab.
Some restaurants in Souk Madinat Jumeirah have live music or karaoke that you can enjoy.
You can have any meal you want at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks are offered by various restaurants and coffee shops.
Different activities and attractions in Souk Madinat Jumeirah
Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a great place to purchase gifts for your loved ones or a souvenir for yourself to remember your visit to Dubai city. You can find All Middle Eastern handicrafts in the shops of Souk Madinat Jumeirah.
A number of the options that you get as a tourist in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah are 5 tennis playgrounds, nightclubs, a private beach, free WIFI, and the opportunity to enjoy the nature of Madinat Jumeirah.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah is a friendly space for disabled people. There is an elevator at the entrance of the Souk that makes it easy for disabled people with a wheelchair to go into the Souk and explore.
Souk Madinat Jumeirah is also known as the mini Venice because of the canals that have surrounded the wooden walls and shops. Dubai is a city with hot weather most of the year but the Souk Madinat Jumeirah has cold weather compared with the average weather of Dubai because of these canals. The idea of an open space shopping center might scare you in the first place because of the weather but you don’t have to worry. If you want to escape the hot weather of Dubai, you can go to Souk Madinat Jumeirah.
You can purchase a ticket and experience boat riding in the waterways around the Souk Madinat Jumeirah.
There is also a theatre in Souk Madinat Jumeirah known as the Madinat Theatre. Madinat Theatre is a theatre in the Souk Madinat Jumeirah with 442 seats and various shows all year long. You can enjoy a great show or concert at the Madinat Theatre.