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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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