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"Muscat is the perfect city to combine a few days on the beach with culture!"off-the-path.com
"Muscat is a hive of contemporary and traditional culture and design that make for some amazing places to experience."handluggageonly.co.uk
"Muscat is very westernized and the rest of the country is focus on culture and toleracne."cameloasis.com
"Muscat is an even more appealing travel destination, considering the city excels when it comes to this type of cuisine."wanderlusters.com
"Muscat is a hugely important Arabic city that's quickly becoming one of the region's hot spots to visit."handluggageonly.co.uk
"Muscat is grand and a must-visit, but make a point to head to Khasab for a cruise around Musandam Peninsula."twomonkeystravelgroup.com

East Oman

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Muscat at a glance

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797,000

Population

3-4 nights

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Around Muscat

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Muscat International Airport (MCT)

About Muscat

(Oman) Muscat has a population of over 797,000. Muscat is in center Oman. Muscat fits perfect for a cultural trip. Muscat is the capital of Oman. Muscat is a very green city. Muscat is located by the sea and so you can enjoy the wonderful views over the sea at Muscat (plan Muscat itineraries).

Things to do

There are lots of things to see and do in Oman (see itineraries). We just scratched the surface on our cruise visits. If you are looking for things to do in Muscat, we have a long list to start you with. If you only have a short visit, don’t miss the Grand Mosque in Muscat (Muscat in detail) . We did not book a tour. While everyone else was off on day ...

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7 Things To Do in Muscat

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I knew very little about Muscat before I went there. I had seen photos and it looked awesome and that was enough for it to join my bucket list However, once I actually booked flights and started researching what I was going to do and how, I became more nervous. There wasn’t much about Oman online… hopefully this ...

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Top 20+ things to do in Muscat Oman

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Muscat (more about Muscat) is the largest and the capital city of the Sultanate of Oman (Oman itineraries) and is blessed by beautiful rugged brown mountain scape surrounds one side and deep blue Gulf of Oman on the other side. You will find 16th-century Portuguese hilltop forts, cliffs, fjords, whitewashed houses clustered in between the rugged mountains, ...

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Wadis, deserts, fjords, secluded beaches, canyons and many more. Oman is located in the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in western Asia and is surrounded by mountains, deserts, and water. Muscat (plan Muscat itineraries) to Bimmah Sinkhole is the most recommended day trip in ...

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Eat & drink

I spent my last day wandering around the Muttrah area, eating horrible fast food and trying to meet locals other than taxi drivers. ...

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For the seafood lovers out there, Muscat (plan Muscat itineraries) is an even more appealing travel destination, considering the city excels when it comes to this type of cuisine. Kingfish curry is the meal that has become more popular there, but you have a virtually endless variety of dishes to choose from, and ..

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In Muscat (plan Muscat itineraries) you’ll find restaurants serving a variety of different food including local Omani restaurants, Yemeni, Indian, Turkish, and Western food. ...

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Coffee and Tea

Camel Restaurant

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It consists of bubblyrukhalbread served with zaatar, cheese, and honey, Oman (Oman itineraries)i-style eggs cooked up with tomatoes, more eggs, this time sweetened with date syrup, chickpea masala,semya, and lots of Omani coffee or tea on the side. Dishes are served in delightful little pots and enjoyed sharing-style.

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General

? You’ll be surprised by just how much of the country you can see on a Muscat (see itineraries) day tour. It can also end up saving you some serious cash - 12 of the best Oman tours for nature, history & culture - Best Muscat (see itineraries) tours I used when planning my trip to Oman and regularly draw on for trip planning.

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12 of the best Oman tours for nature, history & culture

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While there are plenty of powerful reasons to determine you to choose Muscat Oman as your next travel destination, the ones mentioned above remain the most relevant. ...

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. from the airport. The first couple of differences we noticed that the taxi driver was an Oman (visit Oman itineraries)i nationaland then how different the landscape was. Hills are a novelty for us as is anything green and the lack of high rise towers was refreshing.

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Muscat (plan Muscat itineraries) has two main Marinas: the Waves in the North and al Rowdha in the South (see the map in my article Things to do in Muscat (more about Muscat itineraries) ...

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Itinerary

If you are lucky enough to have a little more time, I recommend alternating days in the city and day trips ...

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Costs

Muscat has both flats and villa accommodation. Villas are big houses with two or more than two bedrooms, along with a small garden and most probably a car parking area too. I live in flat accommodation that costs around $850 a month all inclusive of electricity, internet, and water.

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Food Prices in Muscat, Oman

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Oman is a relatively expensive destination to visit, although there are choices that can be made to travel on a budget as well. Accommodation and transportation from my experience are the big expenses when visiting Oman. ...

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Accommodation

The capital of Oman has long been an important trading port. Surrounded by deserts, mountains and glorious coastline, this Middle Eastern gem provides the backdrop for an exotic break. These are our recommendations for the most opulent stays in Muscat (see itineraries). Located in Al Mouj, this stunning resort, part of the wider ...

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Best Luxury Hotels In Muscat

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So you have decided to make the trip to Oman and are looking for places to Stay. Good news is whether you are in the south, west or north of Oman (more about Oman), there is a good array for luxury hotels to satisfy all your luxury needs. The Chedi Muscat is a very special hotel for me to review. As a Muscat (visit Muscat itineraries) native, I grew up sharing ...

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Muscat is a very modern city, and when you visit, you have a choice of some of the modern international hotel chains as well as more local Middle Eastern hotel chains. ...

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, which we chose because of its proximity to the city’s biggest marketplace, Muttrah Souk. It’s basic but comfortable, with free parking on-site. Best of all, it’s walking distance to the market and corniche. ...

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