Once a camel market and today a mall, Naif Souk still retains the flavour of Dubai's traditional culture, and is worth a visit just for the experience. One of the city's oldest souks, it is popular for its inexpensive abayas as well as other interesting stuff you'll find in a typical Arabic marketplace - fabrics, henna, costume jewellery, leather goods and of course, souvenirs and cheap electronics. Don't expect haute-couture though, or anything fancy.
Take the Metro, exit on the Baniyas side, and come armed with a load of patience and hardened negotiation skills for an atmospheric shopping experience. It's likely that you'll come away triumphant, with at least a bargain or two.
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