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Nizwa Souk, Nizwa
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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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  • The Souk in Nizwa is really worth seeing and offers many goods and souvenirs. In contrast to in Muscat, he is still quite traditional and something so beautiful. A visit worth :-)
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  • The Souk in Nizwa with its various halls and shops is one of the most beautiful bazaars in the Oman. There's nothing, there's not. The Omani craftsmanship and above all the variety of spices and dates are very popular. The dealers are very friendly and try is usually allowed. The Souk in Nizwa is a must during any visit to Nizwa and an unforgettable experience. The Souk is however largely closed during lunchtime.
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  • Nizwa souq is an interesting place to visit on your trip to Nizwa. It's not that big and can be done in a couple of hours. The souk has different sections, e.g. souvenirs, vegetable, meat, livestock, ...  more »
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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