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Mutrah Souq

Al Bahri Rd | Near Corniche Restaurant, 113, Oman
+968 9608 5601
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Al Bahri Rd | Near Corniche Restaurant, 113, Oman
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I only had 30 minutes so I was unable to take in the full experience. The souk is covered so it was shaded with small alleyways branching off. The shop keepers are a little aggressive trying to get you into their stalls. I would like...More

Thank Clay E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a long weekend so a few shops were not open - the prices were higher than normal for a market experience even when bartering. Going in the morning is best to avoid crowds. The architecture of the ceiling is lovely as are...More

Thank ellevation
Reviewed 1 week ago

For tourists who've never seen a souq before (eg from one of the many cruise liners docking here) this is all you'd hope it to be - large enough to get lost in, with typical fare on sale and bartering for all sorts of goodies...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hordes of daily tourists visiting from the ships moored at the port have spoiled the prices at the souq. Still a very interesting place to visit when in Muscat, but no real bargains. Popular purchases here are: arabic and indian clothes, kumas (typical local...More

1  Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many shops with different traditional Omani goods. Price is not Fix,negotiable. Two types of Luban. First class of luban cost 25 OR per kilo, its good to drink its water for chest. Other type for smell its smoke is 9OR per kilo. Green Oma i...More

Thank Eba' A
Reviewed 1 week ago

we did not have long in Muscat Oman so we decided to visit the Mutrah Souq to get a feel of a bizzar with it being a hot day and there being many people visiting it was a bit stifling we found that goods were...More

Thank Davros97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun items to look over and some great souvenirs. Just be very careful to bargain extensively as many stores were charging outrageous prices to tourists.

Thank In Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mutrah Souq is only 15mins or so from Shangrila Barr al Jissah where I was staying. If you're looking for local perfumes, pashmina & cashmere shawls/scarves, local crafts this souq has a good selection. You absolutely have to bargain on the prices. I bought a...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fun. A two hundred year old market mixing a little of everything. Clothes, jewelry, perfume, spices, food.... only a few behind doors and glass are fixed prices and these tend to be high end jewelry stores. All the rest it's bargain, bargain, bargain. Persistent...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love a souk and found this one fascinating. Yes they do sell the same pashmina shawls and scarfs as in Dubai but they are much less pushy and really friendly. Bought perfumed oil made up to my own recipe. Particularly liked the Ali Baba Gift...More

Thank gilly581
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21 November 2017|
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Response from GlobetrottingSwede | Reviewed this property |
Muscat in July is hot, very hot The souq is in the shade, but it is still hot inside. You can visit if you stay less than 30 minutes and make stops in some of the shops that have AC
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