Souk Al Arsah, Sharjah

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  • This is just down the street from the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization. There is also the Heritage Museum in the same area, at the back. The shopping area may be good for some; but typical...  more »
  • This is the oldest Souq in Sharjah and we had a hard time finding it. What we didn’t learn from any of the literature was that it was being renovated so there were just a couple of shops open. But...  more »
  • Take a step back in time, watch your fingers unfurl, and hand over your money. Souk Al Arsah is probably one of the oldest markets in an older building. It was the meeting place for the Bedouins and their camels, and traders from Persia and India in the old days. The building has long alleyways, solid wooden doors, and hanging lanterns. There are many small stores filled with all manner of pearl chests, pocketbooks, jewelry, garments, palm leaf baskets, carpets, herbs, and all kinds of things. The prices are negotiable. Take your time there is much to see.
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