On a visit to Muscat you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Muscat. These places are what Muscat is all about. These must see places in Muscat will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bawshar Wilayat
08:30 am - 11:30 am
If you had a window seat on your flight into the city you would have noticed this architectural wonder even from the sky. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the third largest mosque in the world and a shining beacon that lights up the Muscat city skyline. Its golden-lit dome is 50 meters off the floor and is a spectacular sight in the clear de...
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Royal Opera House, Al Kharjiyah St, Muscat 103, Oman
08:30 am - 10:30 am
Set in the heart of the Shatih-Al-Qurum area, the Royal Opera House Muscat is a beautiful example of contemporary Omani architecture. The white marble facade is beautifully lit up a golden-yellow in the evening and makes for a stunning sight. Built by a royal decree of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, it was designed and constructed by Carillion...
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P.O. Box 257, P.C. 100 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
The Bayt Al Zubair Museum is a privately owned and finded museum run by the Zubair family. To showcase Oman’s vast cultural and socioeconomic heritage, this museum was opened in 1998 in the former residence of Sheikh Al Zubair. They have a collection of ancient Omani artifacts that is widely acclaimed as the best in a private collection.
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Shatih Al Qurum
This stretch of sand is well within the city limits. Located just off the Shatih-Al-Qurum region, this beach sees hundreds of people visit every day, both locals and tourists. One can always see people exercising on the pathway that runs parallel to the beach. The open expanse of water and rip-tides don’t make it an ideal place to swim. The b...
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Mutrah Corniche, Muscat, Oman
08:00 am - 09:00 pm
Only an avid shopper knows the true beauty of a traditional Souq. The vibrant shops flooding with goods which attract any passer-by’s eye is what Mutrah Souq is all about. Dash into the street shops which offer everything from clothes, gifts, souvenirs, bags to spices and fast food spots!
A perfect spot to splurge on gifts for friends and family.
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Waterfront, Muscat, Oman
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A good place to see the royalty mansion at its best, the Al Alam palace is a marvel even though you can admire it from a distance. Still a functional palace, the place is now used for special ceremonies and occasions- a rare peek in to the world gone by.
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Muscat PO Box 307 CPO 111, Oman
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
The Amouage Perfumery produces some of the finest and expensive perfumes in the world! How do these perfumers make the most divine fragrances in beyond anyone who has had a whiff of those notes! To answer, the perfumery arranges tours for visitors to show them all the work behind the magic- a rare experience in itself. Do visit the place if you app...
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Al Mawaleh South, Oman
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
The Muscat City Centre is your one-stop for all shopping needs. Shop for clothes, perfumes, accessories, footwear or simply relax in the cafes that flood the place. Unleash the shopaholic in your or simple window-shop through the centre, the place is sure to keep you updated on the fashion trends in Muscat.
A must if you want to explore the urban side of the city!
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Qantab Beach is known for being low profile even though snorkelling and diving are arranged at some spots. If you miss sea breeze dearly, pack up on those beach towels and that picnic basket and head straight to the Qantab beach to laze down on its sandy goodness.
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Seih Al Maleh Street, Al-Qurum, Muscat Oman
07:00 am - 04:00 pm
The PDO oil and Gas Exhibition is the perfect place to know about oil and gas exploration, production and its melange with science and technology.
If you are geology buff (maybe a closet one), the place is sure to answer all your curious answers. A must if you are travelling with children and feel guilty about not planning educational trips.
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18th November St., Ghubra Plaza, 3rd Floor, Al-Ghubrah Al-Shamaliya
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
If you are even slightly inclined art, then a visit to the MuscArt is a must while you are in the city. This a place that brings together local artists to create a global platform. On your exploration, here, you are also likely to meet several artists whose work the attraction houses. Along with artists you may also encounter art lovers, with whom ...
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Medinat Qaboos complex, Muscat, Oman
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A cafe with a difference, the Kargeen Caffe is a delight for tourists. The decor, music and cuisine offer an authentic Arabic experience- welcomed by anyone who wants to visit the raw appeal of the city.
Do try their signature lamb dishes and the popular hibiscus drinks. The cafe is also popular for its avocado milkshake- a must to add to your food diary experiences.