Perfumery in Muscat


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…
Dates in Muscat


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

House of Prose

Stocks secondhand paperbacks with a great buy-back scheme.
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.
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…
Books in Muscat


Includes a wide range of topical publications.
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.
Mall in Muscat

Oman Avenues Mall

Muscat's newest mall comes with 150 shops, a large food court open until 1am at weekends, Funtazmo World with a rollercoaster planned for 2016 and a kids zone for the under sixes. Oman's first international gym and …
Sports & Outdoors in Muscat

Ahmed Dawood Trading

For specialised camping equipment, try Ahmed Dawood Trading.