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Nizwa Souk

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City Center | Close to the fort, Nizwa 611, Oman
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All reviews friday morning halwa goat fish market fruit livestock market taking photos main market pottery items local pottery tourist souvenirs no pressure to buy friday market traditional market on display omani life authentic omani
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Not much to see and very limited items. Not sure if repairs where going on at the time or if parts are just broken but I would definitely say it's not a must see.

Thank Ashton R
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A better suq in Muscat. Lots of tourist knick knacks, fish souk very smelly and goats souq only on certain days.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We went here as part of a day trip from the anantara al jabal al akhdar and it's 100% worth a look around. Amazing selection of dates and Halwa is free to taste in the main market. Fruit and fish market I think operate early...More

Thank B P
Reviewed August 13, 2018

so many things to see. It is not your typical souk. You will also find fresh food and animals. Do not miss the section of antiquities.

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Once you get away from the main square selling tat, the rest of the souq is really fascinating. Take time to find hidden treasures and talk to the locals in their shops

Thank JulieP4931
Reviewed June 12, 2018

its nice to visit to see an Omani traditional market place, you can find the same product other places but its come in a nice package here.

Thank iyadmustafa
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited the souk during weekly cattle market. Very interesting - goats, cows, turkeys, fruit, vegetables and almost anything else you could think of on display. Be warned - gets very busy and parking can be very haphazard - locals will park their cars where they...More

Thank PA147
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

A step back in time to this historical treasure. Souks have a life and soul that capture the imagination of times gone by. Nizwa is no exception to this. The little streets around the fort offer all sorts of wares to tourists and locals alike....More

1  Thank Richard B
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This is a pleasant souk worth visiting on the way to the Nizwa Fort. We enjoyed particularly the Dates market!!!

Thank Pedro P
Reviewed May 2, 2018

What a lovely place. The locals love to barter, so be prepared. An excellent place to visit for presents to take home.

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