How to Spend an Awesome Day in Marvellous Muscat, Oman

How to Spend an Awesome Day in Marvellous Muscat, Oman, Muscat, Oman (B)

My latest trip to Oman has seen me sharing my passion for travel more directly with you. I hope this ‘almost live’ way of sharing my travels is inspiring you to get out and about more, both close at home and far afield.

Luckily I’m in Oman at a time of year that sees wildlife thriving, turtles nesting, sand crabs dancing on the beach, birds still cool enough to drop in at breakfast and steel crumbs, and tropical fish shimmering and swimming around me in the shallows.

However yesterday I managed to drag myself away from the beach and see some manmade history and culture in Muscat.

There’s so much more to Muscat, souqs, more museums, shops etc, but this makes for a nice day of culture and history.

Now, I’ve seen a few churches and temples in my time, this similarly respected place of worship is most definitely up there with the best of them.

The towers dominate the area, four at approx 40 ft high, one at 70ft, significant representing the 5 pillars of islam.

I’m so glad Oman allow tourists the chance to walk around in such peaceful, contemplative spaces and see the spectacular surroundings. Truly WOW! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend an Awesome Day in Marvellous Muscat, Oman
Guide Location: Oman » Muscat
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Christie Adams
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Grand Mosque
  • The Opera House
  • The National Museum
  • Al Alam Palace
  • Al Jalali Fort
  • The Mosque Gardens