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One of the oldest souqs (markets) in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, it was established in the seventies of the last century and has remained the same until this day, the Kuwaiti Souq was named after the Kuwaiti Hospital which is located in the middle of the souq, that hospital was built by the government of Kuwait in the past. The Kuwaiti Souq consists of many adjacent and opposite shops near the old Ras Al Khaimah Corniche.

The visitors of Kuwaiti Souq are the resident of Ras Al Khaimah and other emirates in addition to tourists and visitors from the Sultanate of Oman because it’s very close to Ras Al Khaimah. In Eids and special national occasions the souq is decorated in various colors and become crowded and full of visitors.

What distinguishes this market from shopping malls is that buyer’s ability to negotiate prices and they always succeed in obtaining the finest goods at the cheapest prices. Some of the most important products which can be bought from the Kuwaiti Souq are: ready-to-wear clothes, Abayas, fabrics and traditional Emirati women’s clothing (Makhaweer) and men clothing (kandora) in addition to gold, accessories, kitchen supplies and carpets.

Regarding the timing of the souq, the Kuwaiti Souq is still working as its old timings, it opens at 8 am and closes at noon prayer, then open again at 4 pm until 11 pm.

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