The Dubai Gold Souk Extension: The Perfect Weekend Destination

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Experience Dubai’s Gold Souk like never before at the Dubai Gold Souk Extension

Dubai has been attracting prominent gold dealers to its shores since the early 19th century, thriving under the trade and earning its title. The recent opening of the Dubai Gold Souk Extension (DGSE) revitalized Dubai’s moniker: the City of Gold. In recent years, the traditional gold souk has been known as a tourist hotspot, attracting thousands of visitors per year despite the summer heat. In April, Ithra Dubai has opened the Dubai Gold Souk Extension, offering visitors an elevated and more comfortable gold shopping experience with unbeatable deals and prices. Read on to find out just why the Dubai Gold Souk Extension should be on your list of must-visit destinations in the city!

The Dubai Gold Souk Extension Is Easy to Reach

In this large and bustling city, the Dubai Gold Souk Extension is quite easy to reach! Located in the heart of Deira – the original trade center of the Emirate – there are several ways to arrive.

Is public transport how you get around? Take the famous Dubai Metro and use the opportunity to marvel at some of Dubai’s most important landmarks on the way. Take the green line and get off at either the Gold Souk or al Ras station, a short 7 to 10-minute walk from the souk.

Are you just across the creek? Try riding a traditional Abra across the magnificent Dubai Creek, take in the sights of the seagulls and fishermen during your ride. Get off at Deira Old Souk Abra station just 10 minutes away on foot.

Prefer the comfort of a car? Simply grab a taxi, or if you prefer using your own car, you’ll  find plenty of parking spaces at the Gold Souk Parking Building built to provide Dubai Gold Souk Extension visitors with shaded spaces to park their cars as they shop!

Range of Stores at the DGSE

Upon reaching the 1,181,025 sq ft Dubai Gold Souk Extension, you’ll be surrounded by 295 jewelry shops, with many world-renowned brands ready to welcome you! We recommend you wear light clothing and comfortable shoes so you can walk around and explore.

Marvel at the immense array of jewellery, diamonds, and precious stones in endless designs at unbeatable prices and catch great bargains.  With a wide range of local and international stores, we’re confident that you’ll find exactly what you are looking for.

Our current offering includes Jawhara Jewellery, Al Romaizan Gold & Jewellery, Al Iman Jewellery, Jamal Al Muhra Jewellery, Kuwait Gold, Malabar Gold & Diamonds, Al Kanz Jewellery, Siroya Jewellers, Dhakan Jewellers, Popley Jewellery, Jewel Court, Navrang Jewellers, Kalyan Jewellers, Hanif Jewellery, Stargems, and many other distinguished jewellery brands. The Extension offers other services including bullion dealers and banks.

More than Gold at the DGSE

After wandering the spacious shaded walkways between the bright new buildings, you may realize that several hours have passed! What next? Give your feet a break and relax in one of the many restaurants, cafes, and bakeries that have opened within the souk extension; enjoy delicious food, fresh juices, mouth-watering bites, and refreshing drinks after. If it’s mesmerizing views you’re after, head over to the Deira promenade for a delicious meal overlooking the waterfront and take in the sights of the Dubai Creek.

Visiting Dubai from abroad? Look no further, you’ll find the beautiful Super 8 hotel nestled in the Dubai Gold Souk Extension, decorated with an Arabian-esque feel to keep you in a cultural mood. If that doesn’t sound quite like your style, you don’t have to look too far – the Deira Enrichment Project (the development home to the Dubai Gold Souk Extension) is home to 4 other international hotel brands that cater to different budgets, tastes and needs.

The Dubai Gold Souk Extension Offers an Unmissable Experience.

Dubai is a major destination for tourists from all over the world, a fascinating blend of modernity and tradition, a city of skyscrapers within the desert with a magical skyline pleasing to both the eye and mind.

The Dubai Gold Souk Extension is a new gem added to Dubai’s many offerings, which will undoubtedly become a significant destination for gold & jewelry lovers, traders, and visitors from around the world.

Have we hyped you up to visit the Dubai Gold Souk Extension? Have you visited already? Share your experiences & photos with us in the comments!

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