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Open Souq

Jewelry found in a souq in Sana'a, Yemen, by Retlaw Snellac, via Flickr. A souq or souk is an open-air marketplace or commercial quarter in Middle Eastern and North African cities. The equivalent Farsi term is "bazaar."

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Full-Day Grand Canyon and Nizwa Tour by 4x4 Visit Nizwa and Jebel Shams on this full-day tour. Explore the Grand Canyon of Oman and enjoy lunch in a restaurant at the top of the mountain.Travel through the Hajar Mountains to the township of Nizwa, the ancient capital of Oman. At Nizwa you will visit Nizwa Fort and the traditional Souq, an open-air marketplace. From there, you will travel through the deep Wadi Ghul and arrive at Jebel Shams, the “Mountain of the Sun&...

The souk near the Citadel, Aleppo, Syria. 11km maze, exquisitely vaulted alleyways knitted into the most authentic, unspoiled market in the Middle East. Open every day except Fridays, 6000 shops: Lebanese honey, Kashmiri spices, jammed with donkeys.

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