OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide

Photogallery of Muscat, Oman

Al Sahel Fort, Quriyat, Muscat, Oman
Al Sahel Fort, Quriyat, Muscat, Oman by Yeowatzup @flickr
Muscat - Hyatt hotel
Muscat - Hyatt hotel by Andries3 @flickr
Muscat - Old Muscat
Muscat - Old Muscat by Andries3 @flickr
Muscat - Mutrah
Muscat - Mutrah by Andries3 @flickr
Mazoon Mosque - Sultanate of Oman
Mazoon Mosque - Sultanate of Oman by Jd | Photography @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat by Xiquinhosilva @flickr
Muscat - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Top sigths of Oman

A country of rich heritage and unique national traditions, Oman has managed to keep numerous historic landmarks, so there's no wonder why the country is often called one of the most beautiful places in the world. Several interesting landmarks can be seen in Muscat, the capital of the country. This city is home to the main shrine of the country - the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. This is a relatively new building, the grand opening of which took place in 2001. The mosque is made in the traditional Arabian Style and it can simultaneously provide space to more than 20 thousand visitors. The magnificent cupola and skillfully made main minaret are the main decorations of the shrine. One more interesting decoration is located in the main hall of the mosque. This is a giant Persian handmade carpet, the weight of which is 21 ton. Without a doubt, this is one of the biggest carpets in the world. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Muscat

Cultural excursion through Muscat - things to see

Tourists travelling with families will love the Children’s Museum. It offers the visitors the achievements of modern science and technology. The visitors may explore the collection of original showpieces and take part in exciting experiments. The city of Muscat is famous for its natural attractions, the most popular of which is the Wadi Shab. An oasis of ultimate beauty embraced with the vast desert attracts … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Active leisure enthusiasts will love the local golf center Almouj. Excellent golf course, cozy rest area, large sport market on the premises of the center as well as an upscale restaurant - these are the main facilities necessary for comfortable leisure. The most popular park of the city is considered to be the Al-Riyam park. It will be an excellent place as for serene hiking so for recreation with kids. The park … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Thus the meat for the “al mudbi” dish is prepared on big hot stones. The meat can be served as a solo dish so added with various accompaniments.”Uzi” is the next dish popular among city guests. This is small pieces of roasted goat and lamb which are commonly served with rice. An original dish is “buryani” which is pieces of roasted meat, fish and new bread being mixed and served in deep plates. Fish … Open

Traditions and mentality of Muscat

The local folks are rather decent towards alcohol consumption. Alcohol drinks can be consumed only in specialized places. Appearance in public places in the state of alcohol intoxication is considered to be one of the rude offences which definitely carry a penalty. A few remarks should be made on the city residents outfits. Muscat as other cities of the country does not accept bright and revealing clothes. Surely … Open

Travel guide to Muscat

Fans of excursions in picturesque natural places will have an opportunity to visit the famous thermal springs Al-Taura. They are located in the immediate vicinity of Muscat, surrounded by extensive palm plantations and farming settlements. These picturesque places were equipped with beautiful fonts and pools, close to which were dense exotic thickets. Next to the springs are modern leisure centers, so you can relax … Open

Muscat for children - what to visit

Nearby is a standout amongst the most excellent and well-maintained parks of the city – Qurum Natural Park. This park is covered in an abundance of greenery. On the domain of this park, colorful play areas are prepared for children. There are also extensive green yards ideal for active games. In the recreation center, there are beautiful alleys and an artificial pond in which birds swim. Visitors will have the … Open

Search touristic sights on the map of Muscat

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Touristic areas
Attraction parks
Aqua parks
Train stations
Bus stations
Fuel stations
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

Photogalleries of neighbours of Muscat - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
Weegschaalstraat 3, Eindhoven
5632 CW, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44

Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018