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Address: Al-Ain behind Bawadi Mall | Direction of Meyzad, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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What a hoot

Never have seen so many types and varieties of camels. Colors, sizes. Fun to walk around and see the animals. The small ones are actually quite fun. Don't see this everywhere

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Park City, Utah
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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never have seen so many types and varieties of camels. Colors, sizes. Fun to walk around and see the animals. The small ones are actually quite fun. Don't see this everywhere

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Want a camel for a pet? You've come to the right place. It was very interesting to come here to savor the local culture, to see what animal is regarded as high value here, in a place where water is not plentiful. Learn how they feed, handle, and buy and sell their camels; what they use camels for.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Only spent a few minutes there as the locals kept staring at us which made my wife very uncomfortable Animals are kept like sardines in a tin can The locals look fierce We decided to leave very quickly

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

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 January 2017 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 31 December 2016

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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Cologne
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

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 19 December 2016 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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