Muscat's Muttrah Souq and fish market re-open to the public

Retail centres have reopened in the capital

Muscat's Muttrah Souq and fish market re-open to the public

It’s good news for the retail sector in Muscat as the Muttrah Souq and markets across Oman have reopened to the public.

Many shopping centres have been closed since the Omani government took measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect public health.

Now marketplaces across the country have been given permission to reopen as part of the fifth package of the reopening strategy in Oman.

Masks are mandatory for shopkeepers and customers at all retail centres in Oman and Muscat.

Stores, stalls and retail shops have been sanitised and will continue to uphold all safety regulations to ensure the safety of visitors.

In Muscat, the reopening of the iconic Muttrah Souq on the Corniche will be welcome news to locals who can now shop for a variety of handmade goods, food, handicrafts and more at the popular tourist destination.

Muttrah Souq is one of the oldest marketplaces in Oman, attracting locals and tourists, with it’s picturesue location next to the ocean.

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