Many hold that Oman’s capital, Muscat, is the most charming of the Gulf cities, we can see why, home to a plethora of interesting architecture from the historical Portuguese-built forts (dating back to the 16th century) to more recent additions to the cityscape: the Grand Mosque, is a popular attraction, built from sandstone and combining the traditional Arab styles with a modern oversized prayer carpet and a spectacular Swarovski crystal chandelier.
As a coastal city the seafront, or corniche, is the perfect spot to relax in the evening, the sea breeze offers some much needed respite after the heat of the day. Want to learn more before you make Muscat your next holiday destination? Take a look at our top 5 reasons to visit Muscat.
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