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Muttrah Souq-Muscat


This is a traditional Arabian souq- a warren of alleys with stalls where you are persuaded to buy traditional perfume, incense and incense burners for a couple of rials; trinkets, pashmina shawls, exotic looking dresses, and carved boxes.
The ceilings that protect shoppers from the overpowering heat are made of wooden beams or traditional straw woven mats.