Old Souq

Hajar Mountains

Neighbouring Ibri Castle, the shops in Ibri's old souq include a small gold market, a covered alleyway or two, and a livestock souq that come to life on Saturday mornings. The area makes an interesting place to wander around to catch a sense of the rural routes of Ibri.

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