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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a wonderful time in the Souk. What a great experience. It was wonderful to smell all the frankincense on sale in the souk as well as beautiful shawls and other goodies. The souk is conveniently located near many restaurants, close to the Portuguese...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many souks in the past. This one is just another one. I don’t really see anything different from other souks, lots of salesmen trying to make you buy some made in China product, but, sold as authentic. The streets around are a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed walking through the Mutrah Souq. I bought myself a silver chain and a precious stone pendant. The staff are friendly altohugh some can be rather annoying asking you to come into their shops but its part of what goes on there so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarannelourens
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you want to step away from the fashion stores of the big malls into a whole new world and experience what the locals see and crave? Time to get a taxi and go to the Mutrah Souq (Marketplace) to buy everything from Frankencense to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bob B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Muttrah Souq is the traditional old city souq in Muscat. To be honest, it’s much like any other old souq in the middle east. There are a few slight differences, and it’s worth visiting, but a large proportion of the wares for sale will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank RossBlake
Reviewed 4 September 2019

One of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world. It's located near Muscat harbor. We can find everything there..mixed smells of frankincense, perfume oils, spices. Omani silver, brightly colored cloth, scarves, Omani pots, paintings, leatherwork, incense, etc.. You can try delicious local food there.. you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NiaSarrie
Reviewed 2 September 2019

Souqs around the Middle East should have the locals selling local products to offer a unique experience to all travellers. While Mutrah Souq, located on the corniche, is a great place to find all Omani products and souvenirs, you'll rarely see any local at this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank feastandtravel
Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

No visit to Muscat is compete without giving a visit to Mutrah souq. It's located on the Corniche front the view from where is amazing and you can stroll around on the street and find many eateries suiting your pocket and taste. You will get...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wasimshk
Reviewed 17 August 2019 via mobile

Must visit, traditional Omani souk, you can Oman traditions there, you can pay your souvenirs and many other special things like “Laban”, “Bokhoor” and coffee

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank yraliyan
Reviewed 14 August 2019

Mutrah Souk is run down and the majority of its shops sell the same over-priced tourist tat which explains why the shopkeepers are incredibly pushy, verging on rude. Not a patch on Souq Waqif in Doha and frankly not worth bothering with unless you enjoy...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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1 April 2019|
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Response from BosoxKen | Reviewed this property |
It is extremely hot at that time. I agree with others who note that January through March is an excellent time.
30 October 2018|
Response from laila1984 | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for you offer. I’ve already been there for a holiday in September and gone back home.
27 September 2018|
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Response from Amishi K | Reviewed this property |
You will enjoy visiting from 5 PM until 9:30 PM