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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is considered the best touristic place in Muscat, and it is a modern Islamic architectural masterpiece, it contains the second largest Persian carpet in the world, as it took four years to weave, and it is characterized by containing one of the most beautiful and largest chandeliers in the world, and a number of distinctive artworks, as it accommodates The mosque has 20,000 worshipers.

the National Museum

The National Museum shows aspects of Omani culture, as it displays the history of the Sultanate of Oman from prehistoric times to modern times, and the museum contains many surprising and exciting discoveries of visitor interest.

Muscat Gate Museum

The museum is located along the road between the Corniche and the walled old city, and is famous for its original gates that were used until the seventies, in order to protect the land from thieves. The museum also contains a limited number of museums on display, which is the property of the Corniche and the Royal Court.

Zubair House

Al Zubair House is one of the beautiful places that have been restored in Muscat, and it is a museum full of aspects of the Omani heritage, and it contains exhibits and traditional handicrafts, furniture, seals, and coins. It is reported that the museum has turned into a cultural center in the city of Muscat, where it hosts many exhibitions International contemporary art, the museum also houses a café, and a souvenir shop, which usually attracts tourists to stay there for a longer period of time.

Other tourist places in Muscat

The city of Muscat is distinguished for its tourist attractions that attract world tourists to it, including the following:

  • Bahla Fort: It is one of the most important historical castles in the city.
  • Wahiba Sands: It is a huge mass of undulating sand dunes, which reaches a height of 200 meters.
  • Jabal Shams: It is one of the highest mountain peaks in the Sultanate of Oman.
  • Flag Palace: This palace represents the design of modern Arab architecture.
  • Al-Batinah Coast.
  • Al Jalali Fort.
  • Al Mirani Castle.
  • Nakhal Fort: Its construction dates back to the seventeenth century.

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