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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nizwa Souk by using our Nizwa vacation planner.
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  • Recommend you get your silver here, rather than muttrah in muscat. The dates from here are delicious and the halwa is unreal. 
    Recommend you get your silver here, rather than muttrah in muscat. The dates from here are delicious and the halwa is unreal.  more »
  • A very good traditional souk centered the city ans nearby thr fort It contains shops selling antiques and traditional items along with other items like fruites and veg and Omani Halwa along with... 
    A very good traditional souk centered the city ans nearby thr fort It contains shops selling antiques and traditional items along with other items like fruites and veg and Omani Halwa along with...  more »
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  • This cultural centre is known for its antiques. It has the Maria Theresa thalers that were once used as the official currency in Oman. Other cultural features that can be found in this centre include nuts, dried lemons, spices, and vanilla found in the centre’s older section (Muscat-expo.com, 2022). During the tours, this place can provide the town’s prized dates. -Adventure Tours
  • Authentic souq, not many of them left out there. Highly recommend visiting if you get a chance. There's a few sections worth seeing such as meat, fruits and vegetables, fish and also some craftsmen stands where you can buy mugs, pottery, etc. Very cool 👍

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