Forts and Souqs of Nizwa
Nizwa Fort was built by Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Y`aribi in the middle of the seventeenth century. It was this imam who expelled the Portuguese from Oman. Near the fort and castle is the traditional Nizwa market famous for its artefacts.
Through its many alleys and divisions, Nizwa Souq has remained for hundreds of years home to a number of local industries, such as daggers, copper, spinning, livestock sale, fish, vegetables and handicrafts.
Bring along some local currency, you might want to get some of the famous spices and souvenirs.
This tour starts at 07:00 hours
Advance booking required, entry ticket is not include USD 13
Castle & Forts Visiting Hours
Saturday-Thursday 08:00 to 18:00 Hours
Friday 08:00 to 11:30 Hours
013:30 to 18:00 Hours