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Nizwa Souk, Nizwa

(4.1/5 based on 260 reviews on the web)
Browse the vibrant stalls of Nizwa Souk, a traditional marketplace nestled by the ruins of Nizwa Fort, known for its quality handicrafts and the cattle auction that takes place every Friday morning. One of the oldest and most renowned markets in Oman, the souk stalls offer a diverse array of products, from fresh meat and produce, to locally made gold, copper, and silverware. Roam the lively market roads, purchase some aromatic spices, and hunt for bargains on famous local jewelry, pottery, and traditional curved daggers. To visit Nizwa Souk on your holiday in Nizwa, and find out what else Nizwa has to offer, use our Nizwa vacation planner.
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  • We heard that the souk is at its best on Friday, but we didn't expect to meet literally no one at all on a Monday morning. There were may be 5-10 sales men and that was it. We were pretty disappointed...  more »
  • The souk of Nizwa is nothing special, compared to other souks in Morocco, Egypt or Istanbul, or even in Matrah (Muskat). A few shops, souvenirs, only tourists, really not worth spending more than a fe...  more »
  • We went on Friday, the day on which you are making your livestock auction. There was worldwide. Particular, if somewhat crude the auctions, with the poor animals drag to show her. However, many shops, but mostly for tourists. We walked through the narrow streets where we saw the real Omani Souk for Omanis. What is worth seeing.
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  • Very nice place. Variety of goods are sold. Very beautiful scenes. Close to Nizwa Fort.
  • A must visit tourist destination. Antique goods and ancient market. The real omani culture. Mainly the pottery.
  • Must visit omani cultural experience. Much better than at mutrah
  • Great place for traditional items
  • Great place to visit. Nizwa one of the oldest cities in Oman. It has old fort and souq