Private guide in Muscat, guided tours in Muscat, Oman
Top Attractions in MuscatAl Jalali Fort and Al Mirani fort, Corniche Area, Grand Mosque, Mutrah Souk, Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace, Bait az-Zubair Museum, Qurum national park, Riyam park, Naseem gardens, Kalbuh park, Bait Al Zubair, Bait Muzna Gallery, National Museum
Currency: Omani Rial (RO)
Information about Muscat
The capital of Oman and the largest city in the Governorate of Muscat is the city of Muscat. The landscape is dominated by the Western Al Hajar Mountains. Settled on the Arabian Sea, along the Gulf of Oman, the city is a trading center that specializes in petroleum.
Retail therapy can be achieved at Sabco Centre. It’s a collection of shopping centers that sell various handicrafts, jewelry, nuts, spices, incense, earthen ware and shawls. Godiva Chocolates can be purchased here. If you haven’t tried Godiva Chocolate, it’s a must-do item to add to your list. The Al Fair is a chain of supermarkets selling a wide variety of foods.
For the energetic travelers, there is much to see and do in Muscat; night safari’s, rock climbing, trekking, turtle watching, camel racing, horseback riding, dolphin watching or scuba diving. Visit the Museum of Omani Heritage, the National Museum of Oman or the Oman Children’ Museum al Zubari or the Omani Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Centre. The city is rapidly expanding which has led to an improvement in the economy in this multi-ethnic society.