Blue Souq

Currently Open [Closes at 01:00 pm]
  • Address: King Faisal Road - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +971-65723876
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture , Heritage Building

Blue Souq - Review

Housed inside an architecturally marvellous structure (it is one of the most photographed buildings in Sharjah), the Blue Souk is where you should head over to if you want to shop till you drop! Home to over 600 shops, the souk is embellished in blue tiling thus giving it the name. Also known as Central Market, the souk has traders selling items such as electrical goods, traditional as well as antique jewellery, kitchen utensils, gold, famous UAE gems, perfumes, souvenirs and even Arabic carpets.

Trivia: The impressive building was designed by British architects Michael Lyle & Partners. The Ruler of Sharjah, HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi gave his inputs during the designing stage. 

How To reach Blue Souq by Public Transport

  • Hiring a taxi is recommended.

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TripHobo Highlights for Blue Souq

  • Blue Souq Address: King Faisal Road - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
  • Blue Souq Contact Number: +971-65723876
  • Blue Souq Timing: 09:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Blue Souq Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Blue Souq(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Blue Souq: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Blue Souq

  • 75.79% of people who visit Sharjah include Blue Souq in their plan

  • 74.65% of people start their Blue Souq visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Blue Souq

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

94.78% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Blue Souq

People normally club together Al Qasba and Textile Souk while planning their visit to Blue Souq.

People also prefer to end their day with Blue Souq.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Blue Souq, Sharjah Reviews

  • Great place to buy gold.. and custom made silver jewellery as well. Also great for traditional stuff. Good variety of table mats, runners. Even a good place to get scrafs... alot of variety is there. Handmade wall hangings are also amazing. ..

  • It's a typical Souq where u find what is special about the use and gulf products like traditional clothes and jewelry and many Arabic products like perfume Antique souvenir and lot of other items. In brief if you bored from malls and seeing the same shops and same international brands then it's time to go Souq for completely different experience.... This is where tourist should go

  • One of the popular public markets in Sharjah city, it used to be called Islamic Souq for the design of it. Usually it's garment and fabric Souq in one side and the other side is gold and silver shops. Bargain is your best way to get the exact price of the items, if you are tourist here make sure you take someone from the city here or do your research.

  • Oldest and adorable architecture. Lovely place to visit. Containing lot of different kind of shops under one roof. Theme of islamic architecture

  • Shops mostly closed at 10 pm, rest of all good. Visit on weekend still shops close early at 10 pm, not find a momentum time to shop. Variety of gold and diamonds available.

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