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Sultan Quaboos Street, Salalah 211, Oman
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to haggle with price to get it to the same price you can find at the mall then go here and have fun... The vendors have all their prices posted about 30-50% more than the mall prices. The nice thing about the...More

Thank propilot4510
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I have visited the Souq previously, the shops have increased but the quality has not improved much. Apart from Frankincense in many different varieties& and some oils, there is not much worth the trip. It is disappointing in all honestly if you are looking for...More

2  Thank Amr E
Reviewed 2 December 2017

I tried to fix the location in TA - it was off by a bit. It's in the Al Hisn neighborhood behind the Palace. Don't be put off by the seedy looking tailors on Sultan Qaboos Street. Delve in and find a great souk with...More

2  Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I love hanging out in traditional markets and Al Husn Souq was the perfect destination, it's relatively small & unlike Souq Mutrah ( official building) many of its shops locates on the road but it has no parking ( one of the sellers said it...More

1  Thank N A
Reviewed 28 May 2017

To the A-Husn Souq from the al baleed hotel even a free shuttle. There is also incense in every form, perfumes and traditional headgear, Oriental hospitality - and when there is only one tea in one of the restaurants

Thank Oliver H
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

The vendors were calm and very pleasant. When they hassled it was done with good grace. They accepted "no" and the bartering was good fun.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 3 March 2017

As everyone knows, small souqs in any small town needs a haggler and you got to be good at it, my mother bought bottles as you can say of oils of certain flowers. Cut the long story short we thought we were good hagglers but...More

1  Thank fatemahali
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Several people write about sadness, lack of things to buy - out of pashminas or local caps, dirtiness; Actually, it is not untrue, but it is only one angle among several; this souq is a taste of the life of people on the edge of...More

3  Thank ppiter
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We visited that place around 10 in the evening, as almost the only non-arab tourists. The vendors where extremely friendly when you gave them a small nod that you are not interested in their goods. We can TOTALLY recommend the "food court", made of 4...More

Thank Skysyk
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Nice to visit this old Souq, it is a good place to buy unique items related to Salalah or Oman. It has resturant also. The main issue is availability of clean toilets and parking.

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Jose J
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Google maps doesn't show where it is but it's near the Sultans Palace and the beach.
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