"Barka" Barka' by TomorrowsAngel

Barka' Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 6 photos

Barka's claim to fame is its famous omani halwa factory.

What is halwa you ask?
Halwa is a traditional Omani sweet made from sugar, clarified butter, cornstarch and a variety of flavorings including saffron, rose water and sometimes walnuts and almonds.

A lot of Arab countries make something similar - but the Omani version is the original and famous one.

  • Last visit to Barka': Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated Jul 3, 2003
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