Top 15 Local Specialties to Seek in Dubai

Top 15 Local Specialties to Seek in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (B)

One big shopping center, such as Dubai, makes it easy and hard, at the same time, to stop one's choice on a proper souvenir to take home. A handful of gems, a Rolex watch, maybe, or a flying carpet... All of these may last in time, but come at a price. Here are some of the more traditional and, notably, more shopper-friendly Dubai mementos worth considering.

Lanterns in traditional Emirati homes are inlaid with glass and mirrors and form a great centerpiece and bring a room to life. There is a great deal of workmanship that goes into the creation of these lanterns and therefore they make great gifts. A treasured gift would be a lantern made of copper and tin with a lot of filigree work on it. Try to get one that has small bits of glass woven into the design. Or, you could opt for one in an octagonal in shape and made of brass. You will find that such lanterns have a large number of intricate ornaments on them. They also have a crisscross of metal and glass in their design allowing for great shadow play. Most lanterns are the kind that can be placed on a table or hung up, but you must ensure that they are well packed and safely transported. You can find exquisite pieces at F-Zone at the Dragon Mart, Homes R Us and Karama. Cheap versions of aluminum and glass begin at 30 Dirhams and those made with precious metals and with good hand work can go up to 500 Dirhams as well. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 15 Local Specialties to Seek in Dubai
Guide Location: United Arab Emirates » Dubai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.gpsmycity.com/articles/4-top-15-local-specialties-to-seek-in-dubai.html
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Dragon Mart
  • Hamriya Shopping Centre
  • Mall of the Emirates
  • Burjuman Center
  • Ibn Battuta Mall
  • Spice Souq
  • Gold & Diamond Park
  • The Cloth Souk (Textile Souk )
  • Dubai Gold Souq
  • National Iranian Carpets
  • Dubai Perfume Souk
  • Souk Naif in Deira
  • Makkah Islamic Book Center
  • Dubai Gold Souq

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