Al-Alam Royal Palace (Sultan's Palace), Muscat

Al-Alam Royal Palace (Sultan's Palace), Muscat

The Al-Alam Royal Palace, otherwise known as Sultan's Palace, is the most gorgeous building in Oman’s capital and the finest example of national architecture. The palace was built in 1972, two years after the enthronement of Sultan Qaboos. The palace's distinct features are the tall columns. The building is noted for its majestic simplicity, grace and chasteness.

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Al-Alam Royal Palace (Sultan's Palace) on Map

Sight Name: Al-Alam Royal Palace (Sultan's Palace)
Sight Location: Muscat, Oman (See walking tours in Muscat)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:

Walking Tours in Muscat, Oman

Create Your Own Walk in Muscat

Create Your Own Walk in Muscat

Creating your own self-guided walk in Muscat is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Muscat Landmarks Tour

Muscat Landmarks Tour

Muscat is the wonderful capital city of a magnificent country which is known for picturesque beaches, beautiful mosques, historic forts, old gates, a splendid royal palace, scenic gardens, natural parks and other interesting sights. The majesty and splendor of Muscat's landmarks remind about the city's glorious past and rich culture. Check out the most popular landmarks in Muscat in the...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Ruwi District Walking Tour

Ruwi District Walking Tour

Ruwi is a commercial hub and the main business area of Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman. Among the key attractions here is a variety of multi-confessional religious buildings, an interesting and informative National Museum, and a beautiful Clock Tower and Park. Take the following tour to discover this wonderful part of Muscat.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 Km or 2.7 Miles
Muscat's Top Religious Sites

Muscat's Top Religious Sites

Today's Muscat is a multi-confessional city with many different religious buildings, including beautiful Islamic mosques and a wonderful Protestant Church. Among the mosques, the most notable is the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Follow this tour to explore Muscat's religious sites.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.5 Km or 4.7 Miles
Muscat Marina Walking Tour

Muscat Marina Walking Tour

Muttrah, an administrative district within the Muscat province, is a formerly major commercial hub of Oman, boasting one of the largest harbors and sea ports in the region. The city's fish market is one of the city's main attractions. Other landmarks include the Bait al-Baranda museum, the scenic Muttrah corniche, Jama Mosque, and Souq Muttrah, a traditional bazaar. To explore the most...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles