The most important tourist attractions in Muscat
The most important tourist attractions in Muscat The most important tourist attractions in Muscat
Most of the tourism patrols chose the Sultanate of Oman as a candidate tourist destination to visit in the new year 2019, and the capital, Muscat, to be at the top of these visits.
In the Omani capital, Muscat, there are many and many tourist attractions. We have chosen for you these four most famous destinations in Travel Stories.
Royal Opera House
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The Royal Opera House is the place for lovers of arts and music culture in the capital. The majestic building is a fine example of contemporary Omani architecture, it was built in 2001 on the orders of Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said.
You’ll find everything there from classical opera to blues to Omani folk music. In fact, it is more than just an opera house. The building is a luxurious complex, consisting of landscaped gardens, a retail market and restaurants.
Bait Al Zubair Museum
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For anyone interested in learning more about Omani culture and heritage, the Bait Al Zubair Museum in ancient Muscat houses a large collection of artifacts and tells the story of this fascinating country.
Visitors can view ancient weapons, costumes, jewelry, books as well as many other historical artworks, visit the miniature Omani village and some beautiful landscaped gardens.
The museum has six buildings, and there are also a number of cultural projects and festivals that run throughout the year.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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This imposing building is considered one of the most beautiful mosques in the world, so it is a must see if you are in Muscat.
The mosque serves as a sumptuous display of Islamic, Middle Eastern, and Omani architectural styles, and is so large that it can accommodate tens of thousands of worshipers at any given time.
You will also notice that the mosque is decorated with intricate mosaics, exquisite crystal chandeliers, and beautiful handmade carpets.
Oman National Museum
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This is one of the newest attractions in Muscat, where the National Museum was built in 2016. The museum is located opposite the Sultan Grand Palace, a very impressive and grandiose architectural feat.
Notably, each of the museum’s displays is carefully curated, and the high-tech displays bring local stories to life.