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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  • A visit to the Souq is a must because it gives you a real taste for the vibrantt life in Oman. The spices souq is not to be missed but what is likely to be a real highlight is the cattle market where....  more »
  • Mostly based in newer buildings there are different souks for fruit and veg, meat, fish, dates and handicrafts. Don't miss the spice Souk as this is in the old, original Souk building.  more »
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  • This is definitely a more traditional part of Oman, probably better to dress appropriately if you're hoping to avoid glaring eyes and the odd photographer. We bought some fresh dates on the side of the road and some sweets inside the fruit area, they will let you sample the sweets which IMO were delicious. The area has a real Arabic feel and is definitely worth a stroll around.
  • Very wonderful and certainly you will never regret visiting such amazing traditional market in Oman
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