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Top Muscat Attractions

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Muscat, which is the capital city of Oman, is a popular tourist attraction that you can find in the Middle East. If you are looking for a unique adventure, you can think about visiting all the way to Muscat.

Travel tip! Make sure that you have your Oman e-Visa ready and approved before leaving for your trip. You can easily apply for one online by simply filling an application form with some basic personal and travel details.Use any working device with an internet connection, it could be even your phone, and spare just a few minutes to submit the form. Oman e-Visa comes in three different types and is approved in a maximum of 72 hours!

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Before you visit Muscat, you should understand what you can get during the time you spend there. That’s why we thought of sharing a list of the top tourist attractions that you can see in Muscat.

  1. Mutrah Corniche

Mutrah Corniche is one of the most popular attractions that you can find in Muscat. This is a promenade, which stretches for a length of three kilometers. You can find numerous markets, cafes, and restaurants lined along with it.

On the other hand, Mutrah Corniche can deliver breathtaking views of the Oman Port and harbor. This is a great place to spend your evenings in Muscat. Even though the fort is closed for the visitors, you will be able to climb up to the top of the flank, where you can get fascinating views of the harbor.

  1. Grand Mosque in Musca

Grand Mosque in Musca is the largest mosque that you can find within the country. This mosque can accommodate up to 20,000 worshippers at a given time. Not all mosques in the Middle Eastern region are open for non-Muslim travelers to visit.

You will not find any problems as you are trying to get into Grand Mosque in Musca. It is open for all the tourists to visit and explore. You will also fall in love with the rich architecture that you can see in the mosque.

  1. The Royal Opera House

If you are craving some good music while spending your time in Oman, you should be visiting The Royal Opera House. This is a perfect destination for arts, music, and culture. The Royal Opera House is a massive complex.

Inside this complex, you can find an auditorium, theatre, art center, and landscaped gardens. This is a massive venue, and it can accommodate up to 1,100 people at a given time. This complex was constructed back in the year 2001 and has maintained a strong reputation since then.

  1. Wadi Bani Khalid

You can discover numerous Wadis in Oman. Out of them, Wadi Bani Khalid is the most popular. You will be able to discover massive pools, which are filled with green water. Palm trees surround these pools.

One of the best things about Wadi Bani Khalid is that it doesn’t drain even during the summer months. Therefore, you can think about visiting here to explore throughout the entire year. Wadi Bani Khalid is considered a desert paradise among travelers. Since it is located just 2.5km away from Muscat, you don’t have to worry about anything before you go here and enjoy a day. 

  1. Yiti Beach

There are numerous beaches around Muscat as well. Out of those beaches, Yiti Beach is holding a prominent place. This beach is located around 28km away from the center of the city.

Therefore, you will not be able to find a lot of crowds here. This beach is ideal for people who love to spend their time camping. You will fall in love with the deserted environment and the unique experiences that it can offer you.

Final thoughts

Now you are aware of 5 of the most prominent attractions available in Muscat of now. Plan your journey and visit these attractions to get the most out of the time you are spending in the country. 

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Hi, my name is Samantha, Finance Managing Guru by day, Travel Blogging Enthusiast by... well... day too! Haha! Travelling King is the destination hotspot for the wannabe traveller! Showcasing affordable, luxurious getaways for the budget conscious! With the combination of my financial knowledge and travelling experiences I aim to show you, with a little planning, the right budget and a realistic goal you can fulfil your travel fantasies and explore the world whatever your budget or desires may be!