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Blue Souk

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Located close to Khaled Lagoon, the Central Market (Blue Souk) is a main shopping hub of Sharjah, UAE. The Central Market is the largest market area in Sharjah offering a unique shopping experience. Popularly known as the Blue Souk, the Central Market Sharjah is a perfect example of Islamic design. 

The market has more than 600 charming shops from where one can get anything to everything. With blue tile on the outside walls, the market is popular among tourists and locals alike. While touring the market you will find two sections, one dedicated to gifts, electronics and goods and other one to gold, jewelry and gems that are connected with tunnels. 

The Blue Souk Sharjah is a must visit place for shopping lovers. Browse through the shops and see various antiques and traditional handicrafts. 

Shops in the Central Market Sharjah sell a wide selection of silver jewelry, antiques, rugs, curios, clothes, cosmetics, cameras, Omani and Yemeni antique jewelry and household goods. From the upper floors of the market you can enjoy a panoramic view of the market.

The lower floors comprise of shops selling gold, jewelry, precious and semi precious stones, fragrances, cameras, clothes, cosmetics and many other items. While going for sightseeing in Sharjah, drop in at this large traditional market for shopping. Maintained by the Sharjah Municipality, the souk open from 9 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 11 pm daily (except on Friday). The market also has a number of food and beverage outlets where you can recharge your energy. 


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