Shopping

Mall in Muscat

Oman Avenues Mall

Arguably Muscat's most popular mall, the Avenues comes with 150 shops, cinema, and large food court open until 1am at weekends. There's a children's entertainment area called Funtazmo, a bowling alley and gym. Free …
Perfume in Muscat

Amouage

Amouage sells the most expensive (and exquisite) perfume in the world, produced from frankincense, musk and other exotic ingredients in premises near Rusayl. You’ll find the ultimate Arabian gift here or better stil…
Shopping Centre in Muscat

Sabco Centre

A surprisingly comprehensive little souq located inside the Sabco Centre sells crafts (mostly from India and Iran), pashmina shawls and Omani headdresses. Bargaining is recommended, although prices are reasonable. T…
Arts & Crafts in Muscat

Omani Heritage Gallery

For guaranteed 'Made in Oman' crafts, try the Omani Heritage Gallery, a nonprofit organisation set up to encourage cottage industries through the sale of handicrafts. Prices are high, but so is the quality.
Books in Muscat

Family Bookshop

One of the few independent bookshops in Muscat, this Omani–run stalwart stocks a good selection of English-language titles on Oman, including Lonely Planet guidebooks, and a few bestsellers.
Jewellery in Muscat

Jawahir Oman

Selling prized Omani silver, this shop's exclusive contemporary jewellery and gift items are handcrafted in a workshop in Muscat.
Food in Muscat

Bateel

For a regional gift with a difference, the chocolate dates from Bateel are world class.
Sports & Outdoors in Muscat

Ahmed Dawood Trading

For specialised camping equipment, try Ahmed Dawood Trading.
Books in Muscat

House of Prose

Stocks secondhand paperbacks with a great buy-back scheme.
Shopping Centre in Muscat

Qurm Shopping Complex

A collection of shops and malls.