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Omani Halwa Factory

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Address: Barka Street, Barka, Oman

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Omani Halwa is very famous in Gulf countries but in Oman it is famous Omani halwa by made in Barka. Barka is a city on the Muscat Sohar highway. It is very Delicious and taste... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
yousaf s
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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Omani Halwa is very famous in Gulf countries but in Oman it is famous Omani halwa by made in Barka. Barka is a city on the Muscat Sohar highway. It is very Delicious and taste full in many kinds, colours and nut ingredients avail able.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Best place to buy Omani Halwa. Its not so expensive and very offordable to go there and buy. The have various varieties of halwa in various price band.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best choices to enjoy the traditional omani sweet.. Many options with nuts and different ingredients..

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Barka, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I usually visit Barka Halwa Facotry to get the latest types of omani sweets which are published recently very nice place and will get all types of omani sweets

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

What's a visit to Oman without feasting on the Omani Halwa. As you enter the place the aroma of the sticky concoction garnished with nuts is inviting. Unlike milk sweets this can be stored for a while and can be kept in the refrigerator. A Kilogram of the Halwa ranges from OMR 2 to OMR 10 depending on the type... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

nice sweet and good price too we were leaving muscat and on the way back i saw the place stopped and go some halwa it was fresh!!!

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Thank idchamp
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Although the factory seemed to be open, with the first room set out with table and chairs for tasting, we were disappointed to find that we were not allowed in. On asking, the response was a shake of the head. I wonder whether the factory is only open in the mornings, like many tourist attractions, but the language barrier with... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Contrary to previous reviews, there was a notice saying it is forbidden to go inside the factory. That wouldn't have been such a loss if the staff had been friendly and helpful. They weren't. We went to another shop further north along the road (near to the supermarket) where the owner was a delight, and the halwa was far superior.

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Ajman, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

As we do not have many sweet Omani factory or shops in our country , it was a good chance for us to see how they make it what is the ingredient and know more about their tradition sweet

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

The Omani Halwa (Sweet) is one of the most famous desert dish's in Oman. it is made of margarine, sugar, rose water, semolina and other things to prepare, mostly contains of nuts. there are types now which are special made from honey instead of sugar, or milk :). there are many types of factories in Oman each with his own... More 

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