Oman Points of Interest and Places to Visit


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Muscat City

4.5 star rating: Recommended 249 Reviews

Oman’s capital might have the same scrubbed-clean streets as the major Gulf cities but it replaces their dehumanizing skyscrapers with fascinating historical ...  Read more


4.5 star rating: Recommended 90 Reviews

Nizwa is one of the most impressive of Oman’s numerous fort cities. It sits on a plain in the Hajar Mountains which was once a strategic point on the ...  Read more

Al Alam Palace (Sultan's Palace)

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Muscat Old Town

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Muttrah Corniche

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Muscat Cruise Port

4.5 star rating: Recommended 16 Reviews

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

Wahiba Sands

4.5 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

Stretching over 125 miles (200 kilometers) from the Eastern Hajar Mountains to the Arabian Sea, the Wahiba Sands desert (Sharqiya Sands) is Oman’s adventure ...  Read more

Wadi Bani Khalid

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Bait Al Zubair Museum

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

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 ...  Read more

Land of Frankincense

4 star rating: Recommended 31 Reviews

From the height of ancient Greece and Egypt, into the Iron and Islamic Ages and through much of the 17th century, the frankincense trade thrived throughout the ...  Read more

Hajar Mountains

4 star rating: Recommended 16 Reviews

The Hajar Mountains abound in natural wonders as well as some of Oman’s most important and fascinating historical sites. Its arid expanses are periodically ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

Bahla is known for its superstitions, myths and legends that date back centuries, and many locals still refer to the magic and mystery of the town. Its second ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 1 Review

What was once a major sea port and trade center of the gulf is now a sleepy town called Barka on the Omani coast. There is a large fish market and an old souk ...  Read more


4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Muttrah is a district and former fishing village in the Muscat province of Oman with a long history as a center of commerce in the region. Souq Muttrah, a ...  Read more

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