Salalah is known as the capital city of southern Zufar. It can be defined as the second city of the sultanate of Oman. It’s famous for luxury resorts, shopping malls, Desert Safaris, souqs (markets) and has plenty to offer for adventure seekers. Travellers in search of accommodation can consider staying at a Salalah beach resort the likes of the Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara which gives convenient access to visit some of the sought after attractions in Oman such as Hafa souq- a one stop shop for all types of shoppers.
Furthermore, Haffa souq is known as a marketplace with a wide range of shopping needs. If you are a traveller visiting Salalah, your trip will not be complete without touring the regional bazaars or souqs. It’s a great place to purchase traditional Omani and Arabian gifts and souvenirs to take back home as well for gifts. In Hafa Souq, there are traditional clothing, accessories and much more. All the items are at reasonable rates to purchase and it’s possible to bargain as well.
There are famous products available at Hafa Souq to purchase like Dhofari Thobes (traditional Omani attires), tasseled turbans ( a fabric worn over the head), frankincense (aromatic resins used in perfumes) and myrrh (a fragrant gum resin). It’s a great place for tourists to pick up a wide range of traditional items and electric items as well. The Souq is also famous for jewellery, lanterns, ceramic collectibles, bells and wooden handicrafts. Furthermore, Salalah is known as the “Perfume Capital of MiddleEast” and travellers can lay their hands on finest fragrances in the Middle East. Therefore, it’s ideal to visit and purchase traditional Omani items to take back home during your stay at Salalah, Oman.
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