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Tourism in Muscat

Tourism is developing in the Sultanate of Oman, and this is due to the policies followed by the previous rulers, and according to statistics in 2003, the number of foreign visitors to the Sultanate of Oman reached approximately 630 visitors, 26% of them came from Europe, and the amount of revenue due to tourism in the same year amounted to approximately 372 One million dollars, and during the year 2004 AD, the US State Department estimated that the daily cost of residence in Muscat was approximately 240 dollars.

Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman, is distinguished by its architectural beauty, and it is full of mosques and museums, and among the areas that attract tourists in the coastal city of Tire, the historical monuments in the city of Nizwa, and the peninsula with a distinctive topography in which the tourist can practice hunting, diving, and visit many other places. .

Tourist attractions in Muscat

Muscat contains many beautiful monuments, including:

  • Green City: It contains decorated squares and gardens that attract many tourists.
  • Bahla Fort: Bahla Fort is one of the four important forts in the city.
  • Wahiba Sands: It is a huge mass of sand dunes that ripples up and rises to about 200 meters.
  • Jabal Shams: It represents the highest summit in Oman.
  • Ras El Ginza: a haven where turtles live.
  • Flag Palace: The palace is distinguished by distinguished modern Arab architecture.
  • Jalili Fort, Palm Fort, and Mirani Fort.
  • Al-Batinah Coast.


The city of Muscat is located within the Governorate of Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman, at an altitude of 7 m above sea level, and is the largest city in the Sultanate of Oman, and the population of the city is approximately 797,000. The climate in the Sultanate of Oman varies the location of the region of the country, where the east and north prevail in the sea climate The Mediterranean is white, and in the west and south a tropical climate prevails, and in the middle the desert climate prevails.

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