Boats depart from the dock for Bur Dubai Abra Station on the other side of the Dubai Creek. The journey takes just five minutes and costs a measly 1 dirham.
Abras on this route (Route 1) operate from 5 am to midnight with a departure every couple of minutes.
The surrounding area is a busy commercial district. Aside from the Spice Souk, there are plenty of small shops, places to eat and drink, and other businesses.
To reach the Spice Souk just cross Baniyas Road, via the pedestrian crossing or underpass. To get to the Gold Souk just walk 300 yards up Old Baladiya Street. The Perfume Souk is just to the east.
- Perfume Souk - The best place to buy Arabic perfumes.
- Spice Souk - Narrow streets lined with stalls selling exotic spices.
- Gold Souk - Home to hundreds of jewellery traders.
- Al Ras Metro Station - Metro station on the Green Line.
Click here for a detailed map showing all points of interest.
Deira Old Souk Abra Station
Baniyas Road, Deira
United Arab Emirates