Places To Visit
Things To Do
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Muscat, the Muttrah Corniche is one of the oldest landmarks in the city and is lined with alluring fountains, gardens and picturesque cafes on one side and the beautiful Hajar mountains on the other. Savour delectable traditional cuisine at one of the oldest restaurants in Muscat.
Sprawling across the harbour, you are greeted with scenic views overlooking the Oman Port.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque:
The largest mosque in Muscat, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, is quite possibly the most extravagant architectural marvel in the capital city. This massive mosque houses an enormous chandelier, which is among one of the world's largest chandeliers.
The five minarets constitute the five pillars of Islam, and the mosque can hold over 20,000 worshippers at once.
Wadi Bani Khalid:
A stunning desert oasis set in the midst of rocky Hajar Mountains, the Wadi Bani Khalid is one of most famous wadis of Muscat. Featuring large pools brimming with turquoise waters, this is among the favourite tourist spots for residents as well as tourists.
Palm trees, rocky cliffs, and a small waterfall, Wadi Bani Khalid is a paradise in true sense, and should definitely be on your travel itinerary.
Trust us, you won’t fall short when it comes to exploring and sightseeing in Muscat. Take a dive into the stunning waters at some of the most spectacular wadis, or bring out the adventurer in you and embark on the Muttrah Geotrek that offers a panoramic view of the seaport and the Riyam Park from the top.
Indulge your senses in some of the best seafood delicacies that Muscat is quite popular for. Choose from local eateries or dine at the finest restaurants that lay the table with scrumptious dishes flavoured with some of the choicest Middle Eastern spices. A true treat for your taste buds!
Take a stroll through Muscat's vibrant souks that are known for their traditional handicrafts, antique silverware, and Frankincense, which resembles small stones and emits a distinct scent when burned, and is said to have purifying and healing properties.