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Reviewed April 15, 2019

A good place to visit if you enjoy seeing dead fish and the smell of them. You certainly get the local atmosphere in more ways than one, it is worth a visit!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank richard g
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

This is absolutely one of the best thing to do in Muscat. The fish market is.something amazing and very interesting. Go in the morning to see any kind of fish, people bargain with sellers and real life! You will love it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nickp_a3latul
Reviewed February 12, 2019

first of all: it's remarkably clean. Huge stainless steel bins on top of ice that keep the fish fresh. And lots of fish there is. Unfortunately we could also see the endangered yellow fin tuna quite a bit. Vendors were friendly, often colorfully dressed and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marion W
Reviewed February 10, 2019

If you really wanna explore the real life of Oman, then this is a must see place. Too crowded places where we can see the life of local People, Its not just a fish market, its a souq where you can but vegetables and other...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jithmr
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Covers a large indoor area with the traders putting on display a variety of fishes, small, big, enormous, different types of shellfish, lobsters galore. It’s the Fish market which the locals speak highly of. Also on sale were other items such as sea salt, spices...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank mariebannister19
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Could not get over how clean this market was which sold fish, meat, vegetables etc and was very busy. Building appears fairly new and modern with floor being cleaned regularly and washed out. Right on the waters edge but ocean water extremely clear and clean.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Len P
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Some may decry the change from the old market, which definitely had more character and atmosphere, but for the actual shopping experience the new market is a much nicer trip. There is a wide selection of freshly caught fish and prawns, and the prices are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 871marting
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Very near the souq so worth making a visit. Plenty of fish and a taste of local life. They are used to seeing tourists walking around so not an issue visiting.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed December 2, 2016

This is an amazing fish market. Fresh fish arrive daily. It does not smell fishy due to the fish being so fresh. You should ask before taking photos as some do not want their photos taken. This is perfect to check out the local culture....More

Date of experience: January 2016
3  Thank Ella C
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

I am not one to visit fish markets, as I have seen many in my time. Plus I don't really like them, because it's wet and smelly. But to appease my dad who likes such places we went. If you are a fish lover, then...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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