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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 dates!!! You must purchase dates, there are several varieties, sweet and less sweets! And at very advantageous rates compared to other places where to buy dates.
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  • Friday morning is a bezork to the cattle market an ideal way to local color. The souq is open = > frankencense, herbs, dates and omani halwa. Good: you can just free trials. I'm talking about Friday morning.
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  • After touring the nearby fort, we tried to visit the souk. Unfortunately in early afternoon on a Thursday most of the shops were shut. What little was open was good to explore, especially as it felt m...  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