Gold Souk: All Gold in Dubai
Speaking about the capital of Arab Emirates, Dubai, for the majority of people this city is associated with oil, gas and excellent rest on the beach of the Persian Gulf. However, except for the lots of sights, there’s a place, which not a single Russian tourist, who visits this magnificent city, will not pass by.
It concerns two gold markets in Dubai: Gold Souk, located in district Deira and Gold and Diamond Park, situated at Sheikh Zayed Road. Although the goods presented here are made of gold, a traveler with different budget sizes and a variety of tastes and preferences can just go and have a look, because such an abundance of gold and jewelry is difficult to find in any other place on the Earth.
Nowadays, almost all huge gold market in Dubai and the rest of the Arab Emirates is presented by several kinds of gold. First of all, it is the most popular, so-called yellow or Italian 18-carat gold. In addition, a bit less-spread gold found on the shelves is white and pink 18-carat gold.
The second and third places in this kind of ranking are the product of 18 and 24-carat gold. In this case, 24-carat gold is considered to be almost pure gold, often presented in the form of bank bullion or coins of different weight and manufacturers, which can be sold not only in jewelry stores, but also in special slop machines, which are exposed on the 124th floor of a multistoried building Burj Khalifa .
And if, being in Dubai, you set a goal to buy gold in the form of bank bullion or coins, do not hurry to spend your dollars and euros, in the city center. All these things, as well as jewelry can be purchased a bit cheaper in Duty Free, located in Dubai International Airport.