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Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real camel market; lots of activity, a lot of noise and especially a lot of camels. Wouldn’t have wanted to miss this. There is a bit of hassling; baby camel photos for money etc, but nothing that a normal ‘no thanks’ doesn’t cure. Most...More

Thank Reinsan
Reviewed 24 November 2017

The place has nothing special, just camels and other life stock for sale. Plus bunch of people from Pakistan will pretend to help you by taking a picture and then insistently ask from cash.

1  Thank Hitartur
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Just visited camel market today as part of the Al Ain day-tour. At the entrance we were asked 20 dirhams per person as an entrance fee. Even the guide was surprised, as it has always been free. As we had prepaid tour, it was covered...More

1  Thank Maili J
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The camel souk can be an interesting place to visit and no doubt one will see a lot of camels there. I lived in Al Ain for over 4 years and enjoyed driving through the souk, but always hated taking pictures. If you get out...More

1  Thank GeoffreyC738
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This place provides a totally different experience. It gives a glimpse of village life in UAE. Market has other livestocks like cows, goats, Birds, other pets and plants.

1  Thank Roshan T
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Located directly behind Bawadi Mall, this is a great place to visit to see camels of all colours and sizes. The vendors welcome pictures, but sometimes expect a small fee for doing so. The camels are contained and do not pose a risk for those...More

1  Thank 423carlad
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The camels are tame and beautiful, but do not give money to the herders, they can be cheeky! It is not allowed to beg in Abu Dhabi!

1  Thank Edelweiss_9
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It's a great place for tourists. We see many camels of different age and breed. It's fun to watch the activities of camels trading. You will also see other animals like sheep and goat market. This place is adjacent to Bawadi mall which houses many...More

2  Thank Belame K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

You could either like be this place or dislike it, it's smelly n animals are over crowded in cages. There are beautiful birds n pts to see, also goats n camels. This place made me sad to see animals n birds in cages. My niece...More

1  Thank Preethi-Rodrigues
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We have been there behind Bawadi with friends an afternoon. It's really fantastic. Lots of animals, birds and pet shops. The place is amazing those who likes to see animals and birds.

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