Muscat

Muscat Attractions

Muscat Old Town

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Located at the eastern tip of the modern capital city, Muscat’s Old Town is best known for its pair of 16th-century forts and the striking Al Alam Palace (Sultan's Palace), clustered around the ...  Read more

Wadi Bani Khalid

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the wettest wadis in Oman, Wadi Bani Khalid is truly an oasis where villages and plantations spread out across the fertile floor. Famous for its natural beauty, there are two particularly ...  Read more

Al Alam Palace (Sultan's Palace)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

With its funnel-like gold and blue pillars and lone flagpole extending like an antenna from its flat roof, Al Alam Palace (Sultan's Palace) is one of Oman’s most striking examples of contemporary ...  Read more

Bait Al Zubair Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Oman’s rich cultural heritage is under the spotlight at Muscat’s popular Bait Al Zubair Museum, located in the Old Town just east of the modern city. Opened in 1998 to showcase the private ...  Read more

Muttrah Corniche

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Sweeping down from the lively Port Sultan Qaboos to the 16th-century forts of Mirani and Jalali, the Muttrah Corniche marks the seafront boundary of Muscat’s Old Town. Walking or driving the coastal ...  Read more

Muttrah Souk

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

One of the oldest traditional souks (marketplaces) in the Arab world, the Muttrah souk has a history stretching back over 200 years and has earned acclaim throughout Oman for its varied array of ...  Read more

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

Muscat’s most magnificent religious building and the only mosque in Oman to open its doors to tourists, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is one of the city’s most popular attractions. Built in the ...  Read more

Muscat Cruise Port

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In a region where passengers are typically greeted by towering skyscrapers and cold, modern architecture, Muscat’s scenic coast, with its historic buildings and far-off mountain ranges, offers ...  Read more

Al Jalali Fort

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One of a pair of 16th-century ports perched on the coastal cliffs surrounding the Old Town of Muscat, the dramatic stronghold of Al Jalali Fort is one of the city’s most prominent landmarks. Built ...  Read more

Al Mirani Fort

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Looking down over Muscat’s Old Town from its cliff top perch, the mighty Al Mirani Fort is one of Oman’s most striking landmarks, guarding the entrance to Muscat Bay. Built in the 16th century, ...  Read more

Royal Opera House

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Muscat’s dazzling Royal Opera House has won over a wealth of fans since opening its doors back in 2011, claiming the title of the Gulf’s first opera house and cementing Oman’s reputation as a ...  Read more

Sultan's Armed Forces Museum

Housed in the Bait Al Falaj Fort, the Sultan's Armed Forces Museum is one of Muscat’s most fascinating museums, devoted to preserving Oman’s long military history and chronicling the development of ...  Read more

Wahiba Sands

Wahiba Sands is named after the Wahiba bedouin tribe that lives nomadically among the golden desert sands. Also known as Sharqiya Sands, the dunes here are huge – standing up to 330 feet (100 ...  Read more

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