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The most beautiful places in Muscat

The best of Muscat

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Muscat
Inserted: 23.04.2023
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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For most travelers, Muscat is just the starting destination for exploring beautiful Oman. Even here, however, you will find a number of interesting places that are worth visiting. Let's take a look at the most beautiful sights in and around Muscat.

1.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Main Mosque in Oman

Rating:
| Altitude: 13 m / 43 ft

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is monumental modern building constructed of marble. Renowned is by a huge… continue reading

2.
Royal Opera House Muscat

Main Oman opera

Rating:
| Altitude: 7 m / 23 ft

The Royal Opera House in Muscat is one of the most important but modern buildings in Muscat (opened in 2011).… continue reading

3.
View of Mirani Fort

A fortress guarding the harbor in Old Muscat

Altitude: 14 m / 46 ft

Fort Al-Mirani (built by the Portuguese) is, like the vast majority of Omani castles and forts, beautifully… continue reading

4.
Old Muttrah Souq

One of the oldest Arab bazaars

Altitude: 11 m / 36 ft

The souq in Muttrah is considered to be one of the oldest in the entire Arab world. You will of course find… continue reading

5.
Největší park v Muscatu

The largest park in Muscat

Rating:
| Altitude: 3 m / 10 ft

Qurum Natural Park is the largest park in Muscat. There is a big artificial waterfall, a large lake with… continue reading

6.
Fort at Muttrah

Dominant of Muttrah

Altitude: 14 m / 46 ft

The biggest landmark and monument of the city of Muttrah is the local fort. The fort was built during the… continue reading

7.
Sultan's Palace Al Alam

Official Royal Palace of the Sultans of Oman

Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Among the fortresses is the architecturally interesting palace of the Sultan – Al Alam – which means „The… continue reading

8.
Al Jalali Fort

The second fort in the port of Old Muscat

Altitude: 4 m / 13 ft

Directly below Mirani Fort is Al Jalali Fort guarding the other end of the bay. Unfortunately, this fortress… continue reading

9.
Al Khor Mosque

Mosque under the Mirani fort

Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

Another important local monument is located directly below the Mirani fortress – the Al Khor mosque. Al Khor… continue reading

10.
Gate Museum Muscat

Gateway to Muscat

Altitude: 23 m / 75 ft

In Muscat, you will also find a museum operating in the original massive entrance gate to the city. Here you… continue reading

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