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Address: Mutrah Lewara Quarter, Muscat 113, Oman
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$225.00*
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Private Tour: Mystical Muscat
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Mattrah souq is along with Corniche it is one of old souq in Muscat. Although not much varieties but it is OK. Spices garments and many more items to shop is there fish market is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
yousaf s
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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is good to see if you have never been to an old souq, give it an hour or 2 max from your vacation. All the shops have the same items to sell & they try to make you buy in an annoying way! Nothing special about it. If you go there you have to bargain a lotttt. Next to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you've never been to a souk before , this may be worth a look. Other than that, its mostly stocked with products made in china and India and very little appears to be genuinely produced in the country itself.

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Purmerend, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This souk is not very special, lots of small touristshops selling the usual useless nick nacks. Many indian sellers are trying to sell you their stuff. The gold shops are interesting to see the omani woman, like black gosts, swarming in and out the shops.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Labyrinth of passages selling all sorts. Of course everyone is trying to sell you something, but you and should bargain. Aim for less that half price to start.

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Thank Alf B
Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Got some great bargains at this souk. We were cruising around the emirates and found Dubai and Abu Dhabi very expensive. We bought all our souvenirs in Muscat as they were more reasonable. Found some lovely perfume and clothes.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this Souq and getting a real feel of traditional Muscat! There is an amazing selection of silver and gold jewellery and pashmina, together with lots of other merchandise. My 15 year old daughter and her friend loved the branded copies and bought watches and purses at outstanding values! The Souq is in a really nice area,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was nice to find some souvenir to the love one or the deco for the house,Plenty of choice but need to ask for discount.

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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mattrah souq is along with Corniche it is one of old souq in Muscat. Although not much varieties but it is OK. Spices garments and many more items to shop is there fish market is also near around. Good for a stop over if your enjoying the Corniche. I enjoyed with my family when we was going to Bait Zubir... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking forward to checking out the souq, but was a bit disappointed on arrival. There was nothing that I was excited to take home as a souvenir. Other than frankincense, nothing else seemed to be truly Omani. There were tons of pashminas for sale, but you can get those anywhere. Was very disappointed after being in Marrakesh where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

We liked this market; its like old mosques in istanbul and syria... Its too close to the harbour.... You need a full day here to enjoy it in the right way....

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