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Private Muscat City Tour

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A sightseeing tour around Muscat, the capital of Oman, is a great chance to soak up the Arabic atmosphere and explore the city where the ancient architecture and monuments are combined with the modern life. *Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Sultan Quboos mosque dress code and behaviour No smoking, eating, or drinking inside the mosque area. Dress code for men is long-sleeve shirts, long trousers, no shorts. ... Dress code for women is long trousers or skirts, long-sleeve shirts or tops, nothing tight, headscarf (important). *Royal Opera House *Muttrah Souq *Mutrah Fort. *Al Alam Palace

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The first sight on the tour is Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque which is truly a masterpiece of the world architecture. It took 6 years to erect it and in 2001 it was successfully opened. This mosque is a traditional light Islamic building made from sandstone and marble. It has got 5 minarets – one main and 4 side minarets which create a special distinctive look. The internal design is rich in mosaics, huge handmade Persian carpets and chandeliers decorated with crystals.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Royal Opera House

The pearl of the Oman musical and stage art.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mutrah Souq

That’s an ideal place if you want to have a look at the ordinary life of Oman. Just go along the rows, look for the items, bargain and have fun as here you can find everything starting from spices finishing traditional rugs, vases or just souvenirs.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mutrah Fort

The fort leads its history at 1580s when the Portuguese had built it. It served as a military defense from the rivals in the past, but today it’s open for tourists.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Al Alam Palace

Residence of Sultan Qaboos. From both sides the forts surround the palace, so you’ll likely enjoy the magnificent scenery. Located in the center of the city, it always attracts a lot of visitors and, although, people are not allowed to go in, they can easily go around and take cool photos.

Duration: 30 minutes