We’ll visit the famous Nizwa Market (Souq), a wide variety of vendors offer their goods in the streets of the Souq, where you can find, vegetables, pottery, jewelry, handicrafts, Omani sweet (Halwa), dates spice, and souvenirs which are sold in authentic old market halls that few places can boast, especially interesting is the Friday cattle market when the locals from the nearby villages come to sell their, goats, cattle, sheep, and chickens in a circus style open marketplace.
Next to the Souq is Nizwa Fortress, the Fort is a museum today and offers splendid views of this ancient town and the surrounding mountains, you can walk around in this impressive Fortress and visit its many rooms, passages, and towers, the Fort is an architectural testimony to the economic and military achievements of the early Yaruba dynasty from the mid-17th century, it was a military stronghold designed to withstand even the strongest of attacks at the time, even along the corridors, many traps were laid to deter any intruders that might have penetrated the defenses.
From Nizwa we drive up to Misfah Al Abreyeen, this picturesque village lies on a steep slope at the foot of Jebel Shams and consists of old homes and narrow streets, it has a falaj system for many orchards, date palms, and vegetables, it’s worth spending some time walking around the village, then continue your trip to visit the ancient town of Al Hamra.
From there drive back to Muscat
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