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Best of Muscat City Tour
"You'll start with a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque built from 300000 tonnes of Indian sandstone. The main musalla or ""prayer hall"" is 74.4 x 74.4 meters square with a central dome rising to a height of fifty meters above the floor. The dome and the main minaret with its four flanking minarets
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Best of Muscat by Night Tour
"Start your experience visiting Bait Al Zubair Museum which is a wealth of information of the country's structure tradition and heritage. In the end you will have a far deeper understanding of this incredible capital city before parting ways to continue exploring on your own.The visit continues at Al Alam Palace the ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos whose flamboyant columns simply have to be caught on camera. Listen as your guide tells you more about the palace and the two 16th-century Portuguese Forts of Jalali and Mirani that flank either side of the monument. The twinkling sights of Muscat by nig
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Muscat City Tour and Sea Food Lunch
"You'll start the tour with visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. The Mosque is built from 300000 tonnes of Indian sandstone. The main musalla or ""prayer hall"" is 74.4 x 74.4 meters square (244 x 244 ft) with a central dome rising to a height of 50 meters (164 ft) above the floor. The dome the main minaret and the four flanking minarets are the mosque’s chief visual features. Another major interior feature is the prayer carpet. It contains
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More Things to Do in Sur

Corniche

One of the best things to do in Sur during the winter season is to go for a walk down on the revamped waterfront that the government is finally putting some money into. It is one of the only places I...
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JohnniOmani
Nov 12, 2006

The Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum in Sur is on the left of the main strip into Sur. It is just after the fort, opposite the Shell station and located in the Al Aruba sports complex. You will probably need to go to...
RussellHadd
Oct 16, 2005

Traditional Dhows mooring at Ras Al Hadd bay

The traditional dhows (wooden boats) of the locals are moored at the picturesque Ras Al Hadd bay. These dhows are actually fishing boats which the local fishermen make a living. The best time to view...
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victorwkf
Jan 28, 2005

The beach at Ras Al Hadd bay

The beach of the Turtle Beach Resort at Ras Al Hadd bay is very beautiful, and the water is very calm for swimming and other sea activities because it is protected by the rocks of the bay. To use this...
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victorwkf
Jan 28, 2005

The beach at Ras Al Jinz

The beach at Ras Al Jinz is very nice with very few tourists. You can see some locals having a picnic and enjoying the beach, some seagulls and turtles coming ashore for nesting. It is good to spent...
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victorwkf
Jan 28, 2005

Ras Al Jinz: Most eastern point of Arabia

Ras Al Jinz is the most eastern point of the Arabian peninsula and its main attractions are the wonderful beaches and the many turtles which come here to nest every year. In order to view the turtles,...
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victorwkf
Jan 28, 2005
 
 
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Playing soccer at the Sur bay during low tide

There is a big and shallow bay surrounding Sur and you will notice many soccer goal posts sticking out of the water. During low tide, all the water will be gone and the locals will actually play...
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Jan 28, 2005

The ancient watch towers of Sur

There are many watch towers in Oman surrounding the many forts, but the watch towers of Sur are interesting because of thier close proximity to the sea, and the two towers are quite close to one...
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Jan 28, 2005

Sur: The old part of the coastal town & lighthouse

The old part of Sur is located in the south of this coastal town and consists of traditional mud buildings and a prominent lighthouse guarding the water channel entering Sur. It is worth a visit if...
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victorwkf
Jan 28, 2005

The dhow for Sultan Qaboos, ruler of Oman

When I was there in Jan 2005, one of the traditional dhow yards at Sur was building the new dhow for Sultan Qaboos, ruler of Oman. It was at the half way stage and was expected to complete in early...
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Jan 28, 2005

The dhow building yards at Sur

The coastal town of Sur is famous for its traditional dhow building yards. In this modern age of technology, the dhows are still being made by hand here, which is a slow and labour intensive process....
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Jan 28, 2005

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"Sur, Ras Al Jinz & Ras Al Hadd"
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"Sur"
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"SUR HOME OF THE DHOW"
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"The cradle of the dhows"
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"A raid to Sur!!"
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