The Gold Souk is located in Deira district. The market is exclusively for Jewellery shopping. There are around 300 retail shops. There are an estimated 10 tons of gold present in the souk. The trade here grew in the 1940s due to the policies for trade, which benefited Gold diamond trading with India and Iran. The lanes are narrow along the shops. The old Souk marine station is round 5 minutes away from Glod Souk.
Which Dubai Metro Station is near Gold Souk?
Ras Metro Station 1 of Dubai Metro is the nearest stop to Dubai Gold Souk. It is located at a distance of just 550 m via Al Abra St. By foot it only takes 7 minutes to reach the Gold Souk market. Taxi/Car will take you at the Souk from the Metro station via Al Khor St covering a distance of 1.3 Km and taking 5 minutes. There is a bus in every 7 minutes from Ras Metro Station 1. Buses C7, C9, C28 and E16 take only 4 minutes to reach the Gold Market from Al Ras Metro Station 1. From Ras Metro Station 1 to Al Ras Metro Station the walking distance is only 1 minute.
Ras Metro Station 1 lies on the Green line of the Dubai Metro.
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