Ruwi Tourism, Oman

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Ruwi is commercial hub and the main business district of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.It is located about 5 km from the main residential localities of Al-Khuwair, Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos, Shati Al-Qurm and Al-Qurm. One of the oldest parts of Muscat Ruwi was known for its narrow streets and old buildings some of which were demolished in the 1970s to build commercial structures. 85601 people live there. Ruwi high street in Ruwi is the main commercial street in Oman and has a numbers jewelry shops, electrical shops, gift shops etc. A number of churches and Hindu temples are located in the multi-denominational compound in Ruwi.


Ruwi in Oman offers a unique experience to travellers. A gripping city on its own right, Muscat also deserves a visit. Take a short trip from Ruwi and set some time aside to explore the Muscat. Dotted with places like Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Royal Opera House Muscat, Kargeen Caffe; it will definitely be a good idea. Popular vacation packages of Ruwi are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Ruwi*

  • Ruwi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ruwi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ruwi.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Ruwi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 89.06 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ruwi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ruwi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 56.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.08 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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