Oman’s capital might have the same scrubbed-clean streets as the major Gulf cities but it replaces their dehumanizing skyscrapers with fascinating historical sites. Prime examples include the 16th century Portuguese-built forts of Al-Jalali and ... 

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Big Bus Tour Muscat

April 2013

The buses have great commentary which is informative and educational. They are also air conditioned and very comfortable.

Mosque in Muscat

May 2011

Tour of the mosque -the guide took this photo of us. I had to cover up completely to conform with the traditions. Beautiful place.

4WD Adventure

December 2010

David W
United Kingdom

so much fun!

Falaj Daris in Nizwa

January 2015

The Falaj Daris is the biggest falaj in Oman, and one of the five UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2006. About 200 meter falaj is visible before the channel disappears underground. There are a lot of fishes and dragon fries.

Beaytiful room in the Nizwa fort.

November 2014

Imagine the old time.....

Nizwa fort

November 2014

Relax in the patio of the fort.

Al Alam Palace

April 2014

Ceremonial palace of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said Palace - built as the royal residence in 1972

Royal Opera House

April 2014

Completed in 2011 - premier venue for arts and culture

On the Road

April 2014

Just one of the sights!

Jawarahat al shatti

April 2014

A very nice way to start the day!

Jawharat al shatti

April 2014

Early morning life goes by on the beach!

Muttrah Souk

April 2014

A good way to visit the souk in Muttrah - very colourful place and some fun things to buy

Muttrah Fish Market

April 2014

One of the many fish vendors at the fruit and fish market - great place to stop

Inside the Grand Mosque

April 2014

A peaceful place in spite of all the visitors

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

April 2014

The highlight stop of the tour

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