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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nizwa Souk by using our Nizwa vacation planner.
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  • We must imperatively be on Friday morning. One can enjoy the souk as everyday with in more the cattle market. Men and young boys scroll animals in an indescribable noise. There is also cattle and camels. All are easily photographed. A good time
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  • We went to the Nizwa souk in the evening (around 7pm) and it was very quiet. There were a few stands still operating, but there is definitely no evening atmosphere. And if you've been to the souk in M...  more »
  • We visited the soul Friday, feast day with all accompanying children clothes white Omanis to cattle: goats, birds, and large animals that were shown along a circular path where the Bedouin women could experience first hand the quality of the beast before you buy. Characteristic
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  • A traditional market that mainly sells local products. Look for the famous Omani sweet store that make Halwa. Always bargain when buying souvenirs or locally made things. Missing public restrooms. Then head to the Nizwa Fort of a great history lesson. Enjoy 😗
  • Traditional souq where you can experience Omani culture. There you can find cattle market, fruits and vegetable market, lots of souvenir shops, traditional items and even hunting guns. Fridays are special here with live stock auction and other activities. The market will be active and crowded before 7 o clock. There is a lot of photography opportunity as well.
  • This souq lies in the vicinity of the walls of the famous Nizwa Fort. Its building embraces both traditional and modern architectural lines. Through its many alleys and divisions, Nizwa Souq has remained for hundreds of years home to a number of local industries, such as daggers, copper, spinning, livestock sale, fish, vegetables and handicrafts.
  • Not many shops to choose from, limited selection. The fort is the reason to go here, not the shopping. But, the demonstration of the making date jelly was a fun highlight.
  • A place full of culture and heritage. If you love photography, go earlier in the evening. Multiple food options including fresh grills.

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