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Quick visit to souk, mainly frankincense perfumes for sale, some other items available, my wife bought a small bottle of Frankincense perfume for a few dollars, but not a place I would recommend going to for a leisurely look, although a very nice beach nearby.
After many years of visiting Muscat, I was looking forward to going to Salalah and getting some frankincense from where it is produced. Sadly the souq is very run down and does resemble a demolition site.
Having said that, I was still happy to walk...More
We visited the souk just before the Luban cyclone in October. It was interesting to see but it comprises a relatively small collection of shops selling mainly frankincense and the same type of products. Part of the souq resembles a building site as a result...More
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