Mintaqat Masqat Travel Guide

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  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

    Muscat Things to Do

    The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is Oman's main mosque. Construction on the mosque began in 1995 and ended in 2001. The massive structure, constructed of Indian sandstone, holds 20,000 worshipers total, but only 6,500 in the main prayer hall. The mosque features a 90 meter tall main minaret flanked by four 45.5 meter minarets. The prayer carpet in...

  • InterContinental Al Bustan Palace Muscat

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    If you have a chance to visit this prestigious hôtel , you will not regret it. Outstanding...

  • See the sea

    Muscat Things to Do

    Qurum Beach is a long stretch of golden sand. One end is near where the hotels and cafeterias can be found. It is only about a minute walk to reach the beach from there.Unfortunately I could not take advantage of the beach, but do if you have the opportunity.


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    by Geoff_Wright Updated Jan 15, 2003

    Favorite thing: finally found an old photo of M-A-M. this is/was the British Sgts' Mess, and my room was on the first floor of the building on the left. The camp was undergoing massive rebuilding when I left, as the Headquarters of the Sultan's Armed Forces, who were moving here from Bait Al-Falaj fort, near Muscat.

    Fondest memory: Take note of the road surface here!

    The Sgts' Mess

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  • Corniche in Mutrah

    Matrah Things to Do

    From the fish market and the harbour in Mutrah to old Muscat this very nice walk is a must for all visitors.Mosk on the cornicheSultan Qaboos floating palaceSouk entrance

  • The Corniche

    Matrah Things to Do

    The Corniche is Oman's "Dolphin Promenade" leading from Muttrah to Muscat. It is decoratedwith dolphin sculptures and plaques of Oman's rich culture and history. A picturesque roadleading along the sea past beautiful parks and fountains!

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