Family trip to Masirah with children. Ideas on where to go with your child
Masirah Island is just about to become highly popular among tourists from all over the world. Today your children and can have wonderful holidays in three- or four-star hotels. There you can easily leave your child in a playroom for a couple of hours, ask animators to take care of them or just spend time together on a playground. Besides, you can find football fields and little playgrounds in the capital as well. However, there are not that many places for kids. On the other hand, there is a great variety of opportunities for active pastime.
Diverse cooking techniques and kinds of spices have been compensating a lack of food variety in the local cuisine for many centuries. But presently, Oman is not as secluded as it used to be, … Open
If you decide to come to Masirah Island, remember that it’s a Muslim state. It’s worth noting that Oman is one of the most socially progressive countries in the bay. Women here … Open
Older children who’d like to learn water skiing, surfing, or kite surfing should go to the east part of the island. Concerning curious kids who know how to behave, they can go and try fishing with local residents. But, before to agree to make such a journey, think carefully whether your child would be really interested and capable of it. For instance, some kids find such sea trips extremely fun and they would remember this adventure forever; the others would call it a weird time spending with strangers. So, you can simply rent a speedboat and go to the open see to try fishing together. However, little kids might get tired of it pretty soon.
The history of Masirah Island is extremely rich and eventful, even though just a few material evidence of those events survived up to our days. The first colonists came here in the 4-3 … Open
A walk around the centre of the capital is definitely worth it. You can find beautiful mosques and the ancient central square there as well as the Wildlife Museum. Your kids could see the illustration of evolution of life on Earth, take a close look at stuffers of animals which inhabit the island and, what is more, see real turtles which live in the museum. If you want to learn something about the locals’ mode of life, we recommend you to visit the Museum of Fish-Processing. There are various exhibitions of factory devices of different time periods as well as a separate hall dedicated to local life, culture, and traditions. Also, if you come to any local small village, you can see with your own eyes how Omani fishermen live.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Masirah and surroundings
Things to visit with your kids in OmanThe Sultan's Armed Forces Museum in Muscat is a great place to visit for both adults and children who are keen on the military theme. Inside the museum and at the adjacent territory, it is possible to learn the history of Oman’s armed forces through such exhibits as military cars, tanks, bombs, airplanes, helicopters, a ship, ancient mail armor and helmets, weapons from pre-Islamic times until modern days, old photographs, and models of military equipment. The museum’s building was constructed in the middle of the 19th century and was used as headquarters of the military forces. The Omani Heritage Gallery in Muscat, which opened in 1974, is one more interesting place worth exploring. This is not only an art gallery that supports local artists and craftsmen but also a shop that sells many of the artworks exhibited. The gallery is a fantastic destination for everyone interested in unique and quality souvenirs. Moreover, this way travelers support local artisans. … Open
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Masirah - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Masirah, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Masirah for families with children.