Located near the harbour, Al-Mirani Fort is a historic fortification in Muscat. This ancient and striking fort is steeped in history and was used to protect the city from foreign invaders. Situated near the Al Alam Palace, the fort towers above the landscape and provides stunning views of the surrounding harbour and old city. Also worth visiting in the area is the similar Al Jalali fort. Those in search of a luxurious Muscat hotel along the coast can stay at Millennium Resort Mussanah. This Oman Muscat hotel offers contemporary accommodation options including well appointed rooms, suites and apartments which help you have a truly relaxing stay.