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The most beautiful places in Oman

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in Oman
____Aktualizováno____: 26.08.2019
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Oman is full of many beautiful places not only because of the high mountains here – the most photogenic are mountain canyons (wadis) with bathing ponds. Interesting is also coastline, desert or a number of beautifully restored castles. Come and see the most beautiful places in Oman

30.
Ras Al Khabbah

Cliffs and beach

Rating:
| Altitude: 27 m / 89 ft

If you travel along the seaside road at the very eastern tip of Oman, make sure you stop at the small Ras Al… continue reading

29.
Royal Opera House Muscat

Main Oman opera

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| 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

28.
Wadi Bani Awf

Valley leading to Snake Canyon

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| Altitude: 550 m / 1 804 ft

Wadi Bani Awf is an interesting valley located southeast of Rustaq. Nice asphalt road leads the first… continue reading

27.
Wadi Bani Kharus

Wadi under the Sayq Plateau

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| Altitude: 578 m / 1 896 ft

Wadi Bani Kharus is a beautiful valley now accessible by a perfect asphalt road. The trip begins… continue reading

26.
Bimmah Sinkhole

Unique sunken cave

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| Altitude: 20 m / 66 ft

Between Thibab and Bimmah you will find one of the great Omani attractions – Bimmah Sinkhole. It is a&nbsp… continue reading

25.
As Sunaysilah Castle

Huge castle over Sur town

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| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

In the vicinity of Suru are three castles, the most interesting, the largest and highest is called As… continue reading

24.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Main Mosque in Oman

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| Altitude: 13 m / 43 ft

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

23.
Birkat Al-Mawz Castle

Guard of Wadi al-Muaydin valley

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| Altitude: 575 m / 1 886 ft

The tactically-lying village of Birkat Al-Mawz below the massive Jebel Akhdar at the mouth of Wadi al-Muaydin… continue reading

22.
The Necropolis of Al Ayn

Mysterious Necropolis

Rating:
| Altitude: 654 m / 2 146 ft

Near the interesting Jabel Misht Mountain there are three necropolis from the time before our date. The best… continue reading

21.
Old Ghul

Interesting ghost town

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| Altitude: 763 m / 2 503 ft

Old Ghul is now a completely abandoned town with ruins of stone houses. It is built at the mouth of the… continue reading

20.
Suwadi Beach

Beach surrounded by islands

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| Altitude: 2 m / 7 ft

Suwadi Beach is one of the most beautiful places in the Omani coast. Right across from the main beach there… continue reading

19.
Misfat al Abriyeen

A well-known mountain village

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| Altitude: 936 m / 3 071 ft

Misfat al Abriyeen (940m above sea level) /Misfat al Abriyyin/ is a popular tourist destination in the… continue reading

18.
Jalan Bani Bu Ali Castle

A mighty castle above the oasis

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| Altitude: 96 m / 315 ft

At the northern end of the Wahiba Sands desert there is a large oasis of Jalan Bani Bu Ali. To protect… continue reading

17.
Muttrah

The old shopping center of Muscat

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| Altitude: 7 m / 23 ft

Muttrah is a historic town and former shopping center of Muscat. Up to now, there is a large harbor… continue reading

16.
Wadi Tiwi

The magnificent mountain valley

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| Altitude: 19 m / 62 ft

Through Wadi Tiwi leads a gravel road, so for many travelers it is less interesting than the parallel… continue reading

15.
Wadi Sahtan

Beautiful valley north of Jabal Ash Sham

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| Altitude: 661 m / 2 169 ft

Wadi Sahtan is a vast valley right under the stunning north wall of the highest mountain of Oman – Jabel… continue reading

14.
Nizwa Castle

One of the most important castles in Oman

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| Altitude: 522 m / 1 713 ft

The fortress of Nizwa is one of the largest and most significant castles of Oman. For this fortress is… continue reading

13.
Old Muscat

Quiet center of Muscat

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| Altitude: 11 m / 36 ft

Old Muscat is a peaceful center of a large agglomeration. You will find here two Portuguese… continue reading

12.
Wadi Nakhr

Grand Canyon of Oman

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| Altitude: 1 085 m / 3 560 ft

Under the highest mountain of Oman you will find the most amazing canyon of this country – Wadi Nakhr. The… continue reading

11.
Wadi Dayqah Dam

The most famous Oman Dam

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| Altitude: 125 m / 410 ft

One of the great attractions of Oman is a huge dam in the Wadi Dayqah Valley. Two dams can be seen here,… continue reading

10.
Bandar Khayran

Protected sea area

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| Altitude: 17 m / 56 ft

Bandar Khayran is a protected area of small peninsulas located approximately 40 kilometers east of… continue reading

9.
Al Ayjah

A city full of attractions

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| Altitude: 0 m / 0 ft

Al Ayjah now links directly to the larger and more famous Sur. But it's a lot more interesting than its… continue reading

8.
Sharaf al Alamayn pass

Amazing view into the depths

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| Altitude: 2 000 m / 6 562 ft

The Sharaf al Alamayn Pass (2,000m above sea level) is the highest point of the road leading across the main… continue reading

7.
Bahla Castle

Castle in UNESCO

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| Altitude: 566 m / 1 857 ft

Bahla Castle is a huge, vast castle and also the only Omani, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like… continue reading

6.
Jabrin Castle

Imam´s Castle

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| Altitude: 519 m / 1 703 ft

Jabrin Castle is one of the most important and beautiful castles of Oman. It is also probably the highest one… continue reading

5.
Rustaq Castle

A magnificent castle surrounded by an oasis

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| Altitude: 339 m / 1 112 ft

Rustaq Castle is one of the largest castles in Oman. The Bastion is equipped with many cannons and any… continue reading

4.
Wahiba Sands Desert

The most visited desert in Oman

Rating:
| Altitude: 332 m / 1 089 ft

The Wahiba Sands Desert is a very well-available desert with about 100 meters high dunes. The area is… continue reading

3.
Wadi Ash Shab

Beautiful Oman Valley

Rating:
| Altitude: 160 m / 525 ft

Wadi Ash Shab is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Oman. Right next to the sea begins a fairy… continue reading

2.
Nakhal Castle

The most beautiful Oman castle

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| Altitude: 296 m / 971 ft

Nakhal Castle is undoubtedly the most beautiful castle in Oman surrounded by beautiful landscapes. You will… continue reading

1.
Wadi Bani Khalid

The most beautiful valley of Oman

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| Altitude: 651 m / 2 136 ft

At the end of a 30-kilometer blind road you will find the beautiful valley of Wadi Bani Khalid. It is… continue reading

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