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Address: Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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First time at the Camel Souk after many visits in Al Ain. Wouldn't go there again but it is worth going once. We went there on Christmas day, it was not crowded at all so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Camel Souk is an interesting place. I have been there several times over the years. There are so many camels of different types all housed in fairly small cages. Locals come to the Soul to buy the camels for their uses. The smell is a little over powering and there are only men visible on site. I went with... More 

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RSA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit and, admittedly, the first time I went I thought it wasn't too bad. This time, however, we saw an entire pen of camels who were all not well. One had a visibly broken leg - it was lying on its side and the whole leg was swollen and covered in flies. The man who looks... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at the Camel Souk after many visits in Al Ain. Wouldn't go there again but it is worth going once. We went there on Christmas day, it was not crowded at all so definitely a plus in my book, and our friends got to try fresh Camel milk!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a livestock rather than just a camel market and located next to the abbatoir (slaughter house) where a number of animals meet their fate after purchase. Not a happy place - and a 'no no' for animal lovers/protectionists or tourists not keen on flies. Viator Coloniae

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United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the experience go there Really you gonna be astonished from the amount of animals over there and how they are all well organized the whole place

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I honestly read about the Camel Souk on TripAdvisor and decided to go. We were approached by some locals who asked for money after they showed us the camels and gave us grass to feed them, but it was worth it. We paid about 50 DHS (around $14) and it was money well spent. Saw some people buying and transporting... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

First time up and close to Camels.Loved the experience.The men who tend to these camels are friendly and nice people.They are also other animals like goat and sheep.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A must visit on a Friday, well any day really but Fridays not so busy. Meander about the Camel Souk and chat with the Camel and Goat handlers. Much fun had

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The camel market is on the 37 heading out of Al Aim towards Oman. It is behind the only mall on that road after you have left Al Ain. (jebel hardest is on your right) This is an active camel , sheep and goat market. You get to watch the bartering etc and see a lot of animals! Beware the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

It was a really hot day so we just did a quick drive through past the pens to get a quick peek at all the camels. I really didn't realize that there were so many different kinds of camels and the small ones were so cute. if you have the time definitely stop by

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