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Al Satwa

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Al Satwa
Tucked behind Sheikh Zayed Road and its imposing skyscrapers, Al Satwa is hotspot for all your tailoring needs: Patch up an old skirt, tailor a designer dress, or get fitted for a custom-made Indian sari. The textile stores offer rainbows of colors and materials at affordable prices, and their personnel will happily direct you to recommended tailors nearby. Dubbed ‘Little Manila’ by locals, Al Satwa is also home to Filipino supermarket, where you can buy kabocha squash and banana blossoms. Cap off your visit with a stroll through Al Satwa’s 2nd December Street, named in commemoration of UAE’s National Day, and its many artworks celebrating Emirati national culture.
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