By walking to the northern end of Deira you can find another rapid transport hub of the Dubai Metro known as Gold Souq metro station. This metro station was called Palm Deira until May 2020 and then changed to Gold Souq as it is located near Gold Souq Dubai. 

The main purpose of this station is to provide an initial stretch from Etisalat Metro Station [Interlinking] to the Dubai Healthcare City metro station . In order to check out the exact location of the station you can go to Al Khaleej Road, Al Corniche Dubai UAE. 

The station code for this metro station is 22 and lies in fare zone 5. Similar to other metro stations of the Green Line, this one also contains a wide range of amenities for passengers.

GGICO Metro Station skyline

Finding the exact location for Gold Souq Metro Station

The previously known Palm Deira Metro station plays an important role as a central transport hub for the Green Line of Dubai metro. Therefore, it is a matter of keen interest that anybody should know how he can find out the metro station. In such cases, I provide my readers with great ease by providing them a piece of knowledge which is quite helpful for them.

LocationAl Khaleej Road, Al Corniche, Dubai, UAE
LineGreen line
Station code22
Fare zone5
Preceding stationAl Ras towards Creek 
Following stationBaniyas square towards Etisalat
Transfer stationNo
Dubai Tram connectionNo
Previous namePalm Deira Metro Station

Comfort and Convenience – Amenities & Facilities

Traveling to all the stations of the Green Line and the Red Line of the Dubai Metro will make you say that it provides a fully comfortable journey.

Amenities & Top-Notch Facilities

Passengers can take the tickets from the ticket station or the vending machines installed within the station. In case, if someone doesn’t know how to take a ticket he can use the information desk where the dedicated staff is ready to help you.

The use of Nol cards for the fare system while using the metro is also the best option. You can find your way to the nearest metro station Al Ras , famous as an adjacent station of Gold Souq.

Not only this, you can take snacks and beverages to make your journey fully refreshed and enjoyable. The use of lifts, escalators, and elevators is common for all people, especially the disabled ones.

Breathtaking Attractions and Luxurious Hotels

The Gold Souq metro station is located just behind the One Deira area. It means that all the attractions located in the vicinity of the metro station as well as Deira are accessible to the passengers. The famous artificial Deira Islands are located in the vicinity of the station.

hotel near GGICO Metro Station

You can reach the Al Fahidi Historic Background in only 9 minutes from the station via Al Khaleej Road. Other attractions include the famous Dubai Fish Market, Hyatt Regency, and Golf Park.  You may also approach the best Dubai Park [Interlink], Zabeel Park located only 7.4 kilometers. 

There are luxurious hotels located in the vicinity of the metro station providing amazing services to tourists as well as residents. Such hotels include Ibis Styles Dubai Deira, Wyndham Dubai Deira, Days Hotel by Wyndham Dubai Deira, and Super 8 by Wyndham Dubai Deira.

All these hotels are located 0.2 kilometers to 0.4 kilometers from the station. The nearest Hotel includes the Deema Hotel located 0.1 kilometers from the station.

Shopping Malls and Cinemas near Gold Souq Station

Since the Gold Souq metro station is located in the Gold Souq, this area is famous for shopping. There are many retail malls where you can go shopping.The famous place to shop for perfumes and fragrances is the Perfume Souq, Naif Souq is famous as the traditional Souq.

Moreover, you can buy any type of jewelry with beautiful designs at the Gold Souq. Visit the Novo Cinemas Galleria (a small cinema) in 0.3 miles of the station to enjoy movie time.

Summing it up!

In the end, traveling through the Gold Souq metro station can save your budget to explore various areas of Dubai. The adjacent station is the Baniyas Square metro station [Interlinking] can be accessed by the Gold Souq station. Explore the nearby destinations, attractions, and hotels located in the vicinity of the station and make your journey memorable.

Frequently Asked Questions about Gold Souq Metro Station

How many platforms and tracks are included in the Gold Souq station?

There are two side platforms as well as two tracks in the Gold Souq station, a similar setup to all other metro stations of Dubai Metro.

What is the initial name of Gold Souq station?

The initial name of the Gold Station was Palm Deira metro station which was changed in May 2020.

When did the station become publicly accessible?

The station first opened to the general public on 10 September 2011, providing the facility of serving the Deira as well as Gold Souq.

How is the layout of the Gold Souq station designed?

The layout of the Gold Souq metro station is designed in a way that it is located below ground level underneath the Al Khaleej Road.

How can I guess the operating hours for the trains operating on Gold Souq?

Since the station lies on the Green Line of the metro station, you can check out the train arrival and departure times by using the Official RTA (Road and Transport Authority) website.