Unique souvenirs and gifts from the UAE

It is common to bring souvenirs from any trip. So, let’s see what tourists can take from Dubai.

1. A rosary. A rosary consists of beads that are made from certain types of wood, as well as semi-precious and precious stones. Although it is primarily a religious attribute, the rosary can serve as an excellent souvenir. You can

Unique Souvenirs And Gifts From The UAE

choose rosary beads from amber, jade, and other stones and minerals.

2. Bakhur. It is one of the varieties of oriental incense used in everyday life for aromatizing premises. It is also used as an antiseptic and relaxing agent. Shavings of agarwood are impregnated with other oils (citrus oils, sandalwood, jasmine) to produce the base. It is made in the form of balls that need to be burnt.

3. Hookah and tobacco. The tradition of smoking hookah came to us from the East. Thus, Dubai is the best place to buy it. A ceramic smoking pipe decorated with an exquisite pattern will be an excellent souvenir for smokers. Usually, elite tobacco blends for the line are sold in these same stores. Fragrant tobacco will be a great addition to the original oriental pipe.

4. Spice. Since ancient times, oriental spices have been valued on a par with gold. Here, they are not only an indispensable attribute of culinary art but also a cult product. A wide variety of oriental spices will surprise even real gourmets and connoisseurs. Unusual colors and aromas will meet you at any oriental bazaar. Bezar is a popular condiment mixture. It is added to many national dishes. The mixture contains fenugreek, cumin, turmeric, coriander, pepper, dill, and cinnamon.

5. Oriental sweets. For sweet lovers, the East is a natural paradise. Sherbet, nougat, baklava, halva, and Turkish delight – the names of these sweets sound like an oriental song. All these products are prepared according to old recipes with strict adherence to technology.

6. Products from camel’s milk. Camel’s milk is healthy; it is rich in amino acids and antioxidants, an excellent thirst quencher, and helps cope with many ailments. Products based on it are in demand all over the world. Bringing natural milk will be problematic, while fermented milk products will become an excellent gastronomic souvenir.

7. Textile. The oldest textile market in Dubai is located in Bur Dubai. Its distinctive feature is that it remains in the same place for all the long years of its existence and is not rebuilt. For hundreds of years, fabric merchants from all over the world have come there, and today the atmosphere of an authentic oriental bazaar also reigns there. You will find a vast selection of fabrics for every taste. Hand-dyed natural silks of different colors, chiffon, velvet, satin, chintz, cashmere, and pashmina, are a tiny part of the provided assortment.