While vacationing in Oman there are plenty of things to do, see and experience as well as a range of luxury hotels in Oman Muscat, the likes of the Ruwi Hotel Muscat. One of the biggest attractions in Oman is the magnificent Muscat Gate.
Linking the road along the corniche and the old walled city, the Muscat Gate museum is one of the easily missed attractions by visitors. The Muscat Gate was the official gate to the old city of Muscat during ancient times. During that time the gate was kept closed after sunset to stop anyone entering or leaving the city during nightfall.
In 1995, the Gate was renovated and was open to the public in its current form. Along with this renovation, a photographic museum also opened doors to the public. The museum located on the top of the gate talk of various aspects of Muscat. The Muscat Gate museum talks of Oman’s long history. The main focus is on the history of the capital city, Muscat. The museum explains the Falaj irrigation system what Oman is well known for. The distinct architecture of Oman including the construction of mosques, doors, halls and wooden arches are all talked about in the museum.
The Oman museum takes visitors on a journey to reflect the various stages of the city. The development of the city in terms of architecture and construction can be seen here. Various relics, history and the significant culture of the Muscat are highlighted for visitors to see. One thing you must not miss at the Muscat Gate is the amazing view of the old Muscat and Muttrah from the top.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+