200px|Deira Spice Souk Dubai Spice Souk ( ar|سوق التوابل) or the Old Souk is a traditional market (or ''souk'') in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Spice Souk is located in eastern Dubai, in Deira and is adjacent to the Dubai Gold Souk. The Spice Souk, situated on Baniyas Street, is in the locality of Al Ras. The ''souk'' comprises several narrow lanes which are lined with open and closed-roof stores. Stores in the Spice Souk sell a variety of fragrances and spices from frankincense and shisha to the many herbs used in Arabic and South Asian food. In addition, several household, textiles, tea, incense, rugs and artifacts are also sold in the Spice Souk.Wise buys
The Economist.
A majority of the trading occurs through haggling. The quantity of trade as well as the number of stores trading spices in the Spice Souk have been significantly reduced in recent years due to the growth larger stores and supermarkets and the number of household stores has incredibly gained. The souq is an attraction place for tourists.


External links

Video of the Spice Souk
on YouTube
Deira Spice Souk on lonely planet
Category:Retail markets in the United Arab Emirates Category:Economy of Dubai Category:Tourist attractions in Dubai {{UnitedArabEmirates-geo-stub Category:Tourist attractions in the United Arab Emirates