Nizwa Fort and Souq

A tour of the famous Nizwa Fort is a must when visiting the area. This seventeenth century fort, is one of the best representatives of the architecture of its time and is famous for its circular main tower, one of the largest of its kind. After the tower, one should also head to the Nizwa souq or marketplace.Here you will discover many interesting finds from traditional khanjars(daggers), and local handicrafts to silver jewellery and tourist souvenirs; If it’s a Friday you can even witness the famous cattle auction that takes place here once a week.

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