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Old Muttrah Souk

Corniche, Oman
+968 9608 5601
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“shop owners” (18 reviews)
“stall holders” (11 reviews)
“gold souk” (13 reviews)
Corniche, Oman
+968 9608 5601
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In November the cruise ships begin to unload more visitors and thousands of people flood the streets and alleyways. Although it was hot was able to enjoy moving through the spaces and also scored better prices. If you see something you like - keep looking....More

Thank NorthChicagoCouple
Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone visiting Muscat, a visit to the Mutrah Souq should always be there on the list, if you want to experience traditional Arabic marketplace (without any chaos) and wish to take back a souvenir. The entrance to the souq located around 600m from the...More

Thank Arunjith_IND
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tourists spot for shopping. You can find variety of items. Lovely place to shop and get nice souvenir. Recommended for tourists.

Thank LeadingSteps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to take the family. Recommend at least two hours and at night to avoid the heat. Clean and friendly. Great to see a souk that does not have aggressive sales people.

Thank BradleySR73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived here st about 4pm but half the shops were shut so it's worth going a bit later. Of those that were open, they were all very friendly and offering the complete range of tat that you expect from a souq. Very good thing...More

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who have never been to old middle eastern souks it should be on your to do list. It offers a wide selection of shops selling textiles, traditional garments, gold, jewellery amongst other things. Its also not too far from the cornish and the...More

Thank TGzrh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old souq of Muttrah with he Cornish and the port with the Dowh and Sultans yacht. the souq is a mixture of traditional for the locals and with souvenirs for tourist. You can find shawls, laban, herbs, hair products, carpets household, gold, silver, antique...More

Thank Koek W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of Muscat most famous tradition souq' s popular for it's Omani Luban which Oman is known for , where you can by cloths , hand crafts , gold and souvenirs for low prices. The sales men are friendly & helpful . The souq has...More

Thank N A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

While I agree with the other reviewers - this is a safe souk where the shopkeepers are not aggressive and pushy, I must state that this souk is overpriced. Shopkeepers sell apparently old-looking objects (binoculars, compass and other items) but many of these are recently...More

Thank amitgoenka20
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a very cool, old souk. What we really liked about it was that the vendors there were not pushy at all! When you go to markets in other countries, the vendors can get very aggressive, but here they were so pleasant! Overall, we've...More

Thank niknpatel
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26 December 2016|
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Response from Abdulmoez-Tahmaz | Reviewed this property |
You can find it in one of the famous brand malls. This is an old market for souvenirs and gifts