The name Dubai as one of the grandest cities in the world is no doubt. Apart from its superiority in the economic field, tourism in Dubai has also captured the world’s attention. If you are traveling to this city, do not miss the opportunity to visit the Dubai Gold Souk, which is on the road of Old Baladiya, Deira.
The Gold Souk means the gold market. Gold buying and selling here has been going on for a long time. Although in the early 1900s there were only a few gold traders here. But in the 1940s traders and businessmen from India and Iran helped set up their kiosks and made this place even more famous. There are some interesting things that you should know about this place.
1. More than 300 gold traders at the Dubai Gold Souk
Because of the large number of traders and the amount of gold offered, Gold Souk Dubai is the largest gold market in the world. Gold shops at Gold Souk operate every day from 10am to 10pm, but on Friday they start operating from 4pm to 10pm.
2. Gold Souk offers Various Forms of Jewelry
Not only rings, necklaces and bracelets, you can also find waist straps and even clothes made of gold. Generally gold sold here consists of 18 to 24 carats. You can find jewelry with classic Arabic motifs here.
3. There are even some typical Dubai displays made of gold
Not only jewelry, the luxurious displays offered are interesting. There are various forms of displays here from those that are cute to elegant. You can even find miniature buildings that are landmarks of Dubai.
4. There is the Biggest Gold Ring in the World
This 21 carat gold ring weighs around 64 kg and is sprinkled with around 5.1 kg of precious stones. This ring named Najmat Taiba has been recorded as the largest gold ring in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records and was authorized by the World Gold Council.
5. In the Gold Souk you can buy by bargaining even to barter
Before going to this place, you should know the world gold price. After that you can use your skills to bid on the price of gold here. Generally traders like buyers who pay cash rather than using a credit card. Even if you want you can do a barter system.
Even though he did not intend to buy gold, there was nothing wrong with visiting the biggest gold buying and selling area in the world.
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