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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you, like me, you don't eat fish, this place is still worth a visit. It's a photographer's paradise!

Thank OmanSusan
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very fresh seafood and in abundance. No bad fishy smell as everything very fresh that day. Lot's of different species as well. Good parking very close by.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The new fish market is a must visit for seafood lovers. Fresh fishes from the sea & so many to choose from. There is adequate parking space, restaurants & attractions to go for also. The vegetable market is also a part of the new fish...More

Thank Amishi K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The New Mutrah Fish and Vegetable market opened about a year back. Ample parking space which was a concern in the previous temporary market. Lots of fresh fish and vegetables are available. Seperate cleaning area located at one end of the market.

Thank alanjoro
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We discovered the fish market at Muttrah or Matrah around 3 months after we stayed in Oman. And boy it was such a blessing! We arrived slightly late at around 9 am but still managed to find fresh tuna, prawns, squid and crabs at very...More

Thank emohd
Reviewed 8 May 2018

What's nice about this location is if you arrive by cruise ship, it is right outside next to the harbor, actually part of the harbor. We always enjoy checking out the foreign fish markets. Seeing different fish from other parts of the world, and sometimes...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Best days to visit are Friday and Saturday mornings. Which ever day you come, be there early. We visited on a Saturday morning at 8 am and it was still bustling. You will see loads of tuna, squids, crab and sadly also some reef fish...More

Thank SusaMasa
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a great fish market, not huge but located in a modern building. It's very clean with fish (loads of varieties) displayed on metal counters. Not at all smelly, everything was so fresh. You can watch people haggling for the best prices then fish...More

Thank Amaliag381
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I was there by 0700 on a Friday. Lots of dealing going on and busy with excellent array of beautiful fresh fish (tuna, snapper, flounder, etc etc. If you like this type of souk it's worth crawling out of bed for. Also a beautiful time...More

Thank Antandpickle
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the fish market. The fish are laid out in front of the sellers. There is a huge range of fish all freshly caught, including tuna, swordfish, and many more. The market has a great atmosphere. Great place to take...More

Thank RDS61
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