Friday Market, Fujairah

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Timings : 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Daily

Time Required : 1 - 2 hours

Entry Fee : No Entry Fee

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Friday Market, Fujairah Overview

Experience the feeling of a traditional Arabian souq (market) at Fujairah's Friday market. Set among mountains and valleys, with an open market setting, the iconic Friday Market attracts visitors from all over the region. It also helps to draw tourists to the city of Masafi. It has been able to retain the atmosphere and aura of an ancient souq.

Located between the Hajar Mountains, the market is famous for its variety of goods sold, from vegetables, fruits and plants, to toys, carpets and pots. The Friday Market or Souq al Juma'a is especially known for its fresh and locally grown produce, due to Masafi's unique climate with unusually high rainfall. It is also recognized as an important symbol of the region's culture and heritage. Although the market is called the Friday market, it is open daily, not just on Fridays and public holidays. 

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Must-Buy Items at The Friday Market

The Friday Market has become a popular destination for visitors to fulfil their shopping needs, or to even enjoy some refreshments during a long drive. The famous market has a number of permanent and temporary stalls that sell a number of food and household items, including:
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits
  • Plants, flowers and plant accessories
  • Sweets, honey, Arabic ghee, dates and popcorn
  • Toys
  • Pottery, artefacts and handicrafts
  • Earthenware, antiques and souvenirs
  • Carpets and rugs, and many other household items.
Note: All items must be purchased in CASH ONLY as there are no digital means of paying here.

How To Reach Friday Market, Fujairah

It can only be accessed by car, taxis or rented vehicles since there no public transport that can get you here. It is located on the Dubai-Fujairah road in Masafi between the Hajar Mountains. It goes on for about a kilometre, into the town of Masafi.

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