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Address: Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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A little slice of the past

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
natnoodle11
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Neilo147389
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank JDG1972
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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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al ain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I loved seeing all the different camels, especially the babies. The men who tend the camels have a great sense of humor and might lock you in until you give them some money but it is all in good fun.

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This place gives you a real slice of life for the indigenous peoples of the UAE. From the sprawling car lot filled to the brim with Toyota Hilux-es fitted with cages for transporting animals, to the rows upon rows of cages and pens with all manner of livestock (sheep, goats, lambs, cows and the camels, of course!) braying or feeding... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Genuine, busy, smelly, full of sellers and animals - that is what makes the camel market interesting. I visited with a female friend on a hot September day early in the morning (8.30am). The security guard at the gate warned us that the men at the market may be touchy and told us to fend them off or report to... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We basically drove through the market. We got out for some photos, although our driver was afraid that the smell would get in his car. This was something that we had never seen anywhere. Camels are bought and sold and then either kept or butchered.

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had a personal guide take us. We went to a Falcon Store and were able to handle the falcons and take pics, driver tipped the shop manager. The livestock consists of goats, camels, orax, and cows, basically a petting zoo. Great for quick pics but be weary when approached by workers to take pics for you, they do expect... More 

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