What you can expect

Old forts, museums, colorful souks, regal architecture, and breathtaking terrain are just some of the highlights that make Muscat a scenic city worth visiting.


Tourist attractions in Muscat

Mutrah Souq

Feast your eyes on a kaleidoscope of colors when you walk around this traditional Arab market on the Mutrah Corniche.

Grand Mosque

With an area of 416,000 m2, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the biggest mosque in Oman with the capacity to accommodate over 20,000 worshippers.

Sultan’s Palace

The palace was built on the grounds of the former British embassy where a flagpole used to stand.

National Museum

After your photo opp at the Sultan’s Palace, hop over to the nearby National Museum. This contemporary museum showcases 14 permanent galleries devoted to the heritage of Oman.

Bait Al Zubair

Bait Al Zubair is a private museum and cultural complex located in the Old Muscat, just several minutes away from the National Museum.

Muscat Gate Museum

When you’re going into the old Muscat, you will pass through the iconic Muscat Modern Gate and above that is the Muscat Gate Museum.

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera House officially opened its doors in 2011 and it has hosted some of the biggest artistic, musical, and cultural events in Oman.

Wadi Bani Khalid

One of the great things about Wadi Bani Khalid is that its water doesn’t dry up during the summer months unlike other wadis in Oman.