After deposing his father in 1970, Sultan Qaboos opened up the country, embarked on economic reforms, and followed a policy of modernisation marked by increased spending on health, education and welfare. In 1981 Oman became a founding member of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council. Political reforms were eventually introduced. Historically, voters had been chosen from among tribal leaders, intellectuals, and businessmen. In 1997 Sultan Qaboos decreed that women could vote for, and stand for election too, the Majlis al-Shura, the Consultative Assembly of Oman. Two women were duly elected ...

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Royal Opera House

"Pretty building"
Oct 10, 2016 by Deniz H
This is one of the pretty places to see and visit in Muscat, Oman. The building is very pretty and its nice to have the chance to see the cultural side of muscat Read More
"1 week of nice job"
Oct 9, 2016 by Nicole C
I was lucky to work there during 1 week with my orchestra ( Monte Carlo Philharmonic). Really beautiful concert hall, both parts, public and artists. Nice program all over the year. Read More
"Amazing spectacle!"
Oct 5, 2016 by Claire J
We are regular visitors to the Opera House and always are amazed at the stunning shows. This is a must-do for visitors to Muscat. The various programs are stunning - opera, ballet, but for me the... Read More
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Qurum Beach

"So Serene Clean and Calling"
Sep 19, 2016 by Gajesh D
Its a treat to be at Qurum beach of Muscat. Each morning Sun rises with a uniquely different freshness and sets with a amazing adieu. Read More
"Beautiful Long beach"
Sep 19, 2016 by Nick B
Superb clean sandy long beach, ideal for long walks to take into the lovely clean waters and see spectacular sunsets Read More
"Not good for western women"
Sep 23, 2016 by Cromerty2
This is a beautiful beach but the stares, leers and unwanted attention plus requests to photograph me in my swimsuit by migrant male workers was not welcome. I was even asked by a man in front of his... Read More
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Bait Al Zubair

"Good"
Oct 20, 2016 by Alaa A
The most I like in this museum is the maps section and the outside model of (aflaj) The other sections is nice In general it's recommended Read More
"Rich Culture"
Oct 22, 2016 by Samer K
Visiting Bait Al Zubair, you get to know all about the Omani culture and get to see how the people lived in the past. In addition, it hosts some contemporary paintings that mix modernity with the... Read More
"Great "
Oct 19, 2016 by Adil A
I believe the people who are looking to explore Oman culture should visit these museum because they reflect the Omani live Read More
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Muscat City Centre

"Wrong pic.... misleading...."
Sep 28, 2016 by N G
Your picture of Muscat City Centre is Nizwa Souk, 150 km from Muscat. Muscat City Centre is a modern shopping mall, not a traditional Souk. Read More
"Great mall to shop from !"
Sep 30, 2016 by abhi_newalkar
The city center in Muscat is nothing But a mall unlike the city centres that exist in European countries.The place has a variety of Options to shop from and eat out.A huge mall with a great parking... Read More
"Average and quite boring"
Sep 21, 2016 by KenzBenz15
If you're familiar with other city centre's in the region, then this is a bit different and quite boring. If you're new to the region however, its probably quite nice to see. Personally, I liked how... Read More
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Qantab Beach

"Dolphin watching"
Sep 21, 2016 by thedesertwanderer
Qantab beach is less than an hour away from Muscat. A quick day trip just to see the beach or a small hike or a boat ride in the early morning would give you an opportunity to see dolphins swimming... Read More
"Very quiet and nice place"
Oct 8, 2016 by Rajneesh A
Beautiful and quite beach with Crystal clear water. Not very far from Muscat. A must go place in Muscat. Read More
"Silent"
Sep 28, 2016 by zekai y
Silent beach. Not discovered by tourists yet. So you are still not late to visit this beach. Go and enjoy the sun, sand and water. Read More
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Qurum Natural Park

"Beautiful Park"
Sep 25, 2016 by Gåry H
The park is a beautiful space with lots of paths to walk. It has a lake situated in the middle which is great to stroll around. You can grab refreshments for cheap including shawarma and water. I... Read More
"Natural and Quiet Place"
Oct 17, 2016 by sadiq864
This is one of the natural parks in Muscat in which it has wide landscape area that is very good for families and friends to spend weekend time. It is also attached with theme park Preferable... Read More
"Very Nice"
Oct 1, 2016 by Hafez T
We went there on our last day of our trip. Very nice and large park. There is a very large waterfall fountain there which you can go up top and see a nice view. Nice place to take a walk and relax. Read More
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Amouage Perfumery

"Not much to see"
Jan 31, 2016 by Elise H
This place is very small, the tour is 5 minutes long as there is little to show and tell and the perfumes are very expensive to buy. Not worth the trip out unless you are stopping en route to the air... Read More
"Worth it for a short stop -combine it with seeing the Grand Mosque"
Jan 22, 2016 by Desorbay
Great if you are in the area for a short stop. Takes 10-15 minutes to tour the small factory-complete with excellent Omani coffee and dates. Sales people friendly and knowledgable. Read More
"Gorgeous smells!"
Jan 3, 2016 by madcatwoman
We skipped the tour and went straight to the shop. Lovely products and a great range. Lots of advice from staff and lots of money was spent. The products were still slightly cheaper at Oman airport. Read More
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Mazara Dam

"impressed by water"
Jan 30, 2016 by irenecaroline2015
surrounded by Omani families and holding my two chihuahuas in my arms I was showed this place by an Omani friend. do not miss these on your way from Muscat to Sur Read More
"Mazara dam"
Jan 30, 2016 by Diana G
A stunning piece of engineering and man power. A vast reservoir surrounded by the beautiful setting of the mountains. Beautifully clean . It could do with some sort of guide to give the public more i... Read More
"Good view of a reservoir"
Jan 23, 2016 by adwalker2016
Nice to see this kind of place in Oman. I think this is the only place in Oman. Nice and high structure. there is place near the top for the public access. Read More
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Yiti

"Good road view"
Jan 10, 2016 by grajesh
While vising Quriyat we went thought Yiti and the road view is awesome and plan to visit in future. Simply enjoy the mountain view and sea shore while driving. Read More
"Stunning...Classic hill ride ..beautiful beach"
Jan 7, 2016 by oshylu
It is a very different and excellent spot .. go for a drive first .. never have seen earlier .. such a geography .. rocks .. With different look,size & color made us stunning .. yiti mixed with r... Read More
"Lovely beach"
Jan 31, 2016 by princessonion
A short drive from Muscat, this beach is not so busy as those in the city. The sea is shallow for a good distance, ideal for children. The biggest disadvantage is the fact that locals drive on the sa... Read More
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Wadi Al Arbeieen

"Great 4WD fun with a rewarding swim at the end"
Apr 2, 2016 by Joe W
The drive into the wadi from the highway makes the trip worth it, but the pools at the end where you can swim and do some rock jumping (at your own risk, unsure of the depth) are even better. 4WD is... Read More
"very nice "
Mar 31, 2016 by Ganesh T
Wadi Al Arbeieen is very nice.I truly recommend a 4x4 if you go their because you are driving on sand and rocks. You should leave the Wadi before sunset because the road through the mountains is... Read More
"Great Experience"
Apr 5, 2016 by Nicolae D
We go wirh a 4x4 car drived by a guy we find in at the port exit, the experience was very good, the location is beautiful, i recomand the visit Read More
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Muscat Grand Mall

"It's a shopping precinct! "
Jan 14, 2016 by TheRealCeekay
Decided to look at what Oman's retail scene was like, a great food court, we actually ate at a Paul restaurant in the food court, I have reviewed this too as it was darn good. Nothing really to write... Read More
"An average mall"
Jan 25, 2016 by mujamai
An average mallWith lots of shops and a food court The mall has a cinema and a children's play areaHas a 5 story parking lot. . But its usually full.. so good luck finding a parking U can find them e... Read More
"Great mall"
Jan 31, 2016 by princessonion
This is one of the nicest malls in Muscat. Not only does it have a good selection of shops, it has a small Carrefour, a cinema and a great selection of dining options. Children will enjoy a trip to H... Read More
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Ghalya's Museum of Modern Art

"Amusing Museum"
Apr 6, 2016 by jafer H
The museum has several small rooms and a small court yard in the corner of the court yard large dish filled with clothes as if ready for washing. in the different rooms you will find different... Read More
"Lovely Little Museum"
Apr 6, 2016 by Krishsl1
Lovely little Museum. Perfect. Very interesting indeed to see all the items which were in use in the daily tight of people at their time In Oman Muscat. Read More
"fantastic museum"
Apr 6, 2016 by Clori K
this museum became one of my favourite Museum in Oman. the small rooms which in the Museum amazing. the rooms they organised very well with lots of valuable small small objects. my favourite room... Read More
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Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque

"Beautiful view at night ..."
Jan 9, 2016 by oshylu
It looks very nice at night .. don't miss this to see at night .. day time you can love the architect excellence. . Big dooms looks stunning .. style . Spacious and classic ambience .. have a chance ... Read More
"Iconic yet not as grand as Sultan Kaboos"
Jan 11, 2016 by grem20
Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque is an Iconic structure, We used it as a landmark to navigate towards our hotel the Mosque is grand, yet you cant compare it to Sultan Kaboos mosque Read More
"Stunning day and night"
Jan 19, 2016 by Jessica M
A beautiful mosque that must be seen both day-and-night. Sunrise/sunset colors reflect beautifully off the white marble exterior; at night, the mosque is so beautifully lit you may drive off the road... Read More
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Oman Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre

"Educational top attraction"
Jan 23, 2016 by RDWilde
The place to be if you wish to understand the business of oil and gas. Plus an additional ecological part, ideal for adults that like to play and children Read More
"Excellent...we set out and interesting"
Jan 24, 2016 by chrsfln
What a nice surprise, really easy to understand, fantastic displays learned so much and thoroughly enjoyed it...Lovely lunch too thank you.but please could we have some seats as someone with back pro... Read More
"All at one place"
Jan 20, 2016 by grajesh
Nice to see all oil field companies in one place and useful to gather knowledge about their products and benefited for our current usage. Read More
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Fish Market

"Nothing for tourists"
Jan 5, 2016 by Mohsin A
There is nothing for tourists at the fish market unless they are fish freaks. Very good for locals ad they can get fresh catch early in the morning. Very reasonably priced. Read More
"Visit this lively fish market first thing in the morning, spectacular!!"
Jan 11, 2016 by heleneandfamily
Do make the effort to wake up early and visit this busy fish market in the morning, a show!! All kind of different species and all kind of personalities! Read More
"Interesting range of Fish offered"
Jan 26, 2016 by amn25
1) you have to go early for the fresh product2) you have to inspect the fish yourself ( to confirm it is fresh)3) you have to BARGAIN!!4) go for the TUNA fish ( Yellow fin) Read More
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Children's Museum

"Dated and broken displays."
Nov 30, 2015 by Daniel P
We were throughly disappointed as several of the displays were broken, it is tiny and while our son enjoyed the space inside (he was the only child there so was able to run around) we left within 20 ... Read More
"Has so much potential!"
Dec 4, 2015 by GeorgiaWright
This is suitable for small children and under 10s. The Museum has a lot of potential to be awesome as it explores The Human Body, Light and Sounds and other scientific discoveries. The displays just ... Read More
"Good spot with the kids for an hour or two"
Jan 12, 2016 by Anne1G
The museum is fancy and glitzy but it is mostly well maintained. The exhibits are generally good and interesting. Older children will learn a thing or two and the younger can fiddle with the interact... Read More
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Murtada A.K. Trading

"Cultural Shopping"
Nov 11, 2015 by Sanusc
One of my favorite shop in the Mutrah Sooq. Very impressive calligraphic art works and paintings. Do visit Read More
"Friendly, interesting gallery."
Apr 26, 2015 by Claire J
Living in Muscat, this hidden gem has provided a great place for family and friends visiting us to purchase a unique and individual piece of Arabic calligraphy. Murtada is a very charming and... Read More
"Interesting one for painting lovers "
Jan 9, 2016 by oshylu
Calligraphy painting is the base .. those who loves painting may visit this .. you may admire the talent .. It is the only attraction in this spot .. I do not find any tourism value .. anyhow... Read More
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Barka Bull Fight Arena

"Bloodless Fights"
Apr 28, 2015 by Gopikrishnan S
The location was found after several attempts due o no sign boards or many shopkeepers nearby dont know the exact location. Take the Barka street right from Muscat -Sohar highway towards Barka townsh... Read More
"The Bull Fight Arena in Barka"
Apr 8, 2014 by Aiman A
one of the most exciting unknown activities in Oman, is the bull fight. The bull fight arena located in Barka is one of the most famous arenas for this traditional sports that people are still doing.... Read More
"Clash of the Bulls-A photo treat"
Aug 16, 2014 by VASANTHAN J
After a month long search ,we finaaly found aout that this week its happening to be in Barka.In order reach there you have to reach Barka roundabout.You have to take the right just before LULU Hyperm... Read More
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Oman Photography Club

"Attending lunching of Oman international photography competition "
Jan 28, 2016 by mahdi a
Welcoming people and great artistic place, active and inspiring Knew beautiful sites in Oman according to the photos and artworks presented in their exhibition and by the photographer guidence visite... Read More
"Photography"
Nov 11, 2015 by Sanusc
You get a better insight to the local talent will be amazed by the quality of the pictures you find. Read More
"Very talented photographers"
Dec 17, 2015 by alanjoro
Had seen the directions to the place a couple of times but never went there till recently Nikon held a workshop there. The hall was packed for the session by Danny Eid.The club has a lot of pictures ... Read More
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MuscArt

"MUSCAT CITY, OMAN"
Feb 27, 2013 by MelbourneDawn
Muscat is Oman's capital, overlooking the Gulf of Oman and settled beneath the foothills of the Hajar Mountains. There are white and sand-coloured low-rise buildings and ancient walls & city gate... Read More
"Great time during photography course"
Dec 12, 2015 by NicoletaSimionescu
MuscArt is a place were talented people are teaching others about their passion: photography, calligraphy or painting.They are young Omani people with big heart and is great we "the students" can mee... Read More
"A hub of Cultural Activity - Small but packs a great creative punch!"
Nov 3, 2015 by Gailani_art
MuscArt gallery is located a bit off the main hospital spots - located in an office block and not facing the main streets, it can easily be missed by an out of town visitor. However, it's quite popul... Read More
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Bait Na'am

"Barka Castle"
Jan 1, 2014 by Arun-Tina
Barka castle is a major landmark on the Batinah Coast, It is located only a few hundred meters from the shore of the Gulf of Oman.The castle is free to enter and there is no charge for taking photogr... Read More
"Closed!!"
Nov 30, 2013 by alanjoro
This place is closed and you can click a few pictures from outside. After looking a lot on the internet for information about this place, I found some, but couldnt find my way to the place on my last... Read More
"An interesting fort"
May 25, 2014 by jrandsk
A fully restored and refurbished country house that provided a fully secure area for the Imam and his family at the time. The tour provides good information on how the family lived and how the buildi... Read More
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Bait Adam Museum

"An ok museum"
Feb 11, 2016 by Paul B
would not say this is the best museum I have been to but it is ok as part of a full day sightseeing. Read More
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