The Muttrah Souq – Muscat, Oman - Atlas Obscura

Muscat, Oman

The Muttrah Souq

This bazaar is one of the oldest in the Arabian world. 

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The Muttrah Souq is believed to be one of the oldest marketplaces in the world.

Like so many Arabian bazaars, the Muttrah Souq is a vibrant and bustling collection of colorful stalls filled with textile and spice dealers. Established as a major point of commerce in a vital shipping port, its geographic importance has clearly sustained the marketplace through the centuries to this day.

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