Visit the Amouage Factory, Oman Avenues Mall, Muscat Grand Mall and Muttrah Souq.
Everybody loves shopping in Muscat, not just the locals. People hop on planes and come to Muscat from all over the world to enjoy their shopping experience. What is it about Muscat that makes so many people come here to do one thing – shop? The multitude of malls in Muscat is definitely one big attraction, but there is another side to shopping in Muscat that is very popular- the local souks! Especially if you are travelling here from another big city, you have seen your fair share of malls, so if you want to see something different, you should take a tour of Muscat’s shopping and souks. The tour begins by visit the most expensive perfume factory in the world, Amouage, where everything is done by hand! The guide explains how the perfumes are made and shows you where they are produced and you see the bottles being filled and packaged by the small workforce. These perfumes are the most expensive in the world and you can purchase the boxed ones there at the factory. Visits are also made to one of the 2 modern shopping centers; Oman Avenues Mall and The Muscat Grand Mall where you can find everything from textiles, perfumes, gifts, electronic goods, souvenirs etc. The tour finishes by visit the most popular largest bazar in Oman, the old traditional Muttrah Souq, which is located along the coast line at Muttrah Corniche. This souq is famous for its tiny shops that sell exclusive embellishments and miniature relics of Omani art, tradition and culture. Exquisite silver ornaments, intricately hand-made Khanjars, Oman's signifying icon and other unique handicrafts.