Stretching over a beautiful corniche of latticed buildings and mosques, the Mutrah Corniche makes for a picture perfect sunrise and sunset.
If you love long walks by the water, bike rides on paved paths and looking at fountains scattered about town, then Muscat is a place you must see. The industrial and boring elements of the port are being replaced with tourist oriented places and the fish market is a highly sought place in the early mornings.
If you are looking for accommodation, Muscat Oman hotels are a good idea as most of the hotels are a short drive away from the corniche, like the Al Falaj Hotel for example. The port is to become the permanent residence of Shabab Oman, the mighty, fully rigged training ship that has a younger replacement and will, therefore, retire soon enough. For now, this harbour has His Majesty’s dhow, a few visiting cruise ships, the speed boats and ferries that go to Musandam and other naval vessels.
The Mutrah Corniche itself is filled with 19th-century homes, brightly coloured minarets and a seafront that is the icing on top of the cake. The fish market provides a look into the local life and business as you can see fishmongers selling everything from tuna to lobster, everything freshly hauled in just minutes before.
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