Places To Visit In Muscat

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Here are the top 18 tourist attractions to see in Muscat:

1. Mutrah Corniche

Mutrah Corniche

4.3

18 kms
from city center

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1 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Mutrah Corniche is a promenade stretching for 3 kilometres along the waterfront and is lined with restaurants, cafes, and markets. Relax at the corniche and watch the sun go down the sea and watch the mountains meet the water or take in all the natural sights and sounds by walking along the promenad...

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2. Bayt Al Zubair

Bayt Al Zubair

3.8

19 kms
from city center

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2 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Bayt Al-Zubayr is a private museum located in the old Muscat city and contains relics from Oman’s military, social, and cultural past. It opened its doors to the public in 1998 and is founded and funded by the Zubair family. The family’s extensive collection of Omani artefacts such as weapons, khanj...

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3. Grand Mosque, Muscat

Grand Mosque, Muscat

4.2

2 kms
from city center

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3 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is Oman's biggest mosque with an area of 416,000 m2 and a capacity of over 20,000 worshippers; 8,000 can fit inside and the courtyard can easily hold up to 12,000. This mosque is one of the few mosques in Arabia which allows entry for non-Muslim visitors. The mosque is...

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4. Mutrah Souk

Mutrah Souk

4.5

17 kms
from city center

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4 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

The Muttrah Souq is one of the oldest markets in the Arab world. This antiquity has perhaps increased its beauty, magic and allure. Mutrah Souk or Al Alam Souk has been named after darkness because the crowded stalls and lanes do not allow the sun rays to infiltrate through during the day and the sh...

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5. Al Mirani Fort

Al Mirani Fort

3.7

19 kms
from city center

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5 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Al Mirani Fort is a fort in Muscat which was built by the Portugese in the sixteenth century. It, along with neighbouring Al Jalali Fort, looks out to the Gulf of Oman and would guard the port of Muscat in the past.

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6. Sultan's Palace

Sultan's Palace

3.8

20 kms
from city center

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6 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Located in the heart of Old Muscat, Al Alam (Flag) Palace is the futuristic and funky ceremonial residence and the most important of the six royal residences of the reigning Sultan of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Though the palace itself is not open to visitors, you can walk around the yards and ga...

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7. Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House

3.7

7 kms
from city center

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7 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

The Royal Opera House is the first opera house in the Arabian Peninsula and is Oman's premier destination for music, arts, and culture. The complex consists of a theatre, auditorium, landscaped gardens, an art center, and cultural markets, and can accommodate 1100 people. The Royal Opera House has b...

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8. Bimmah Sinkhole

Bimmah Sinkhole

91 kms
from city center

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8 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

A deep sinkhole called Bimmah Sinkhole, named imaginatively as Hawiyat Najm and filled with clear water is visible to the tourists visiting the ‘Muscat governorate’ of Oman. Situated between the towns of Bimmah & Ḑibāb, it is an amazing place for swimming and enjoying the beautiful landscape of ...

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9. Amouage Perfumery

Amouage Perfumery

12 kms
from city center

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9 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

At Amouage Perfumery and Visitor Centre in Muscat, you’ll get a chance to witness how this company creates their amazing fragrances from scratch. Starting from obtaining ingredients from their in-house facilities to distilling, filtering and packaging, this tour will give you a close-up look at ever...

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10. Wadi Bani Khalid

Wadi Bani Khalid

130 kms
from city center

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10 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Being one of the most famous Wadis of the Al Sharqiyah region of Oman, Wadi Bani Khalid is popular for its large pools of emerald green water surrounded by tall palm trees. Unlike other wadis in Oman that are dry in the summer months, Wadi Bani Khalid is known to have a constant flow of water throug...

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11. Al Jalali Fort

Al Jalali Fort

20 kms
from city center

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11 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

The Al Jalali Fort, also known as Ash Sharqiya Fort, built by the Portuguese in the 16th century is a massive structure in Muscat, Oman. Interestingly it once used to be a prison which has been converted to a heritage private museum. Being located on the harbor, the Al Jalali Fort offers a beautiful...

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12. Muscat City Centre

Muscat City Centre

16 kms
from city center

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12 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Muscat City Centre, also known as City Centre Muscat, is a shopping mall ocated on Sultan Qaboos Road, Seeb, Muscat. It houses 142 international and local brands offering a wide variety of products and services, leaving you in a dilemma, where to shop from. It is one of the leading destinations for ...

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13. Yiti Beach

Yiti Beach

29 kms
from city center

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13 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Located around 28 kms from the city centre Muscat, Yiti Beach is one of the secluded and lesser known beaches in Oman. It is well-known as a camping site outside the city of Muscat with small cliffs, coves, rocky edges, and a fairly isolated environment that’s ideal for parties or couples who’d enjo...

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14. Qurum Beach

Qurum Beach

9 kms
from city center

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14 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Qurum Beach, at the edge of the Qurum Nature Reserve, stretches for four kilometres along the Muscat coastline, in the heart of Muscat city. Its shallow waters and comparatively longer duration of high tides make it a family friendly location. The clean waters of the Gulf of Oman are perfect for rej...

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15. Al Alam Palace

Al Alam Palace

20 kms
from city center

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15 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Al Alam Palace, also known as the ‘Flag Palace,’ is one among the six royal residences of Sultan Qaboos located in Muscat looking out to the Gulf of Oman. The ruling monarch’s residence was built in 1972 which holds a history of 200 years. The residence is known for it's flamboyant Islamic architect...

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16. Al Araimi Boulevard

Al Araimi Boulevard

5,395 kms
from city center

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16 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

Al Araimi Boulevard is a destination for leisure shopping that has been designed in the lines of Westfield, London. The mall occupies a large area measuring 187,000 square meters spread over two floors in the prime location of Al Khoud within Muscat. More than 200 retail stores are open for business...

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17. City Centre Qurum

City Centre Qurum

4,960 kms
from city center

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17 out of 18
Places To Visit in Muscat

City Centre, located just off Al Illam Streetin Muscat, is one of the top shopping destinations for residents of Qurum. Termed as a ‘lifestyle destination,’ City Center first opened its doors in Qurum in 2008 and has been witnessing a steady stream of visitors ever since.

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18. Muscat Grand Mall

Muscat Grand Mall

1 kms
from city center

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Places To Visit in Muscat

Situated in the heart of Muscat city, the Muscat Grand Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the city. It has been designed to witness a convergence of modern brands and departmental stores and other outlets along with traditional Arabic souk at the place. The panoramic oasis present at the c...

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