From a rich heritage to exciting adventures, Muscat holds a diverse mix of attractions; the city does a great job at combining the old and the new and these are some of its highlights.
The Royal Opera House
One of the country’s most valued attractions, the Royal Opera House hosts numerous classical and contemporary shows worth witnessing. Located within easy reach of centrally located properties like Al Falaj Hotel, this landmark venue is a favourite with both international and local artistes.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
Amongst the best things to do in Muscat is to visit the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque; the mosque is a grand architectural feat worthy of admiration. The chandelier, the minarets and the prayer halls are some of its key characteristics; interestingly, the stunning chandelier was once the largest in the world!
The National Museum
The already vibrant culture scene of Muscat is made even better by the National Museum. The museum houses a large collection of items and artefacts ranging from prehistoric periods to modern times while it also offers various digital immersive experiences as well as discovery areas ideal for kids to explore.
Water sports & local cuisine
Muscat is gifted with beaches making all kinds of water sports possible including snorkelling and fishing, while dolphin watching excursions are on offer as well. Don’t forget to enjoy some foodie adventures too; from fine dining at upscale restaurants to tasting traditional Omani dumplings at roadside stalls, Muscat offers an array of dining options.