On the north side of the creek in Deira, the gold souk is Dubai’s most famous. More than 100 shop windows are gleaming with gold and silver, pearls, diamonds and rubies fashioned in the styles of many countries. If you want a personal design, highly skilled craftsmen from around the world will make it for you, Shops specialise in Indian gold, Italian gold and Arabic gold, the best of the latter coming from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. The gold souq is normally open from 7am to Noon and 5pm to 7pm Saturday to Thursday. Then 5pm to 7pm on Friday.To see 100 more of our favourite things to do in Dubai, click here.