Al Alam Palace
Bait al Zubair
Al Mirani and Al Jalali Fort
Tour of Muscat half day and relax at beach
Tour Details: Exit from the port and drive to the Grand Mosque
Grand Mosque:- Also named Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, it is Oman’s most prominent mosque, with 20,000 worshippers at a time. The mosque is a wonderment of contemporary architecture, and this worship center is beautifully crafted with Islamic, Omani, and Middle-eastern architectural designs
Note: – Timings: For non-Muslims, the mosque is open from Saturday to Thursday between 8 am to 11 am. Muslims can visit any time. Women should cover their head with the lady scarf, Must wear long sleeve Shirt/Top/T-Shirt and should cover their leg till the ankle. Men should wear full pants and half sleeve shirt or t-shirt also permitted. Both should not wear transparent clothing and no pictures of living beings.
Fish Market :- Located in the heart of Muttrah in Oman’s largest port, the new fish market is a tribute to Oman’s past and future. The town of Muttrah is known for its long trading history, unique port and long-standing fishing tradition. Located near the city’s original fish market, which was built in 1960, the new market represents the continuation of the region’s trading and fishing traditions, while also meeting Oman’s need to cater to its growing tourism industry.
Al Alam Palace :- This royal palace carries 200 yrs history and allows visitors to take photographs from outside. Also called The Sultan Qaboos Palace, the residence is one of the best representations of vibrant Islamic architecture. Now, the property is used to accommodate distinguished officials. Constructed by Imam Sultan Bin Ahmed, the palace is surrounded by The Mutrah harbor and lush greenery.
Al Mirani Al Jalali Fort :- This 16th-century fort, along with the AI Jalali Fort, was erected by the Portuguese to guard the Muscat port. Visitors are not allowed to enter the palace, but they can enjoy the mesmerizing view from outside. The form played a significant role in the defeat of the Portuguese. The architectural wonder has various tools on display used in an ancient war.
Mutrah Souk :- Located in the heart of Muttra in Oman’s largest port, the new fish market is a tribute to Oman’s past and future. The town of Muttra is known for its long trading history, unique port and long-standing fishing tradition. Located near the city’s original fish market, which was built in 1960, the new market represents the continuation of the region’s trading and fishing traditions, while also meeting Oman’s need to cater to its growing tourism industry.
Bait Al Zubair :- Situated in Muscat City, this private museum houses historical items belonging to Oman’s cultural, military, and social past. Opened in 1998, this architectural complex has an extensive collection of artifacts like jewelry, weapon, household goods, Khanjars, and costumes Of Omani culture.
Opera House (Photo Stop) :- People who have a particular interest in art, music, and culture should keep it on their wishlist while traveling to Muscat. Set up in the year 2001, the magnificent complex has an auditorium, theatre, art center, and landscape garden. With a capacity of 1100 people, the art center is a true example of carrying the heritage with the arrangements of diversified cultural events.
Muttra Corniche (Photo stop) :- Mutrah stretches along an attractive corniche of latticed buildings and mosques; it looks spectacular at sunset when the light casts shadows across the serrated crescent of mountains, while pavements, lights and fountains invite an evening stroll or a bike ride.