Sightseeings in Salalah

El Hafa Souq

If you like hanging out in traditional markets Al hafa Souq is your perfect destination, The largest and oldest souk in Salalah. Al hafa Souq is an experience to find out more about Oman in a sensational way. it is a good place to buy unique items related to Oman like Frankincense ,Omani hand-crafted cap , Henna , perfumes and more

El Hafa Souq

If you like hanging out in traditional markets Al hafa Souq is your perfect destination, The largest and oldest souk in Salalah. Al hafa Souq is an experience to find out more about Oman in a sensational way. it is a good place to buy unique items related to Oman like Frankincense ,Omani hand-crafted cap , Henna , perfumes and more

El Hafa Souq

If you like hanging out in traditional markets Al hafa Souq is your perfect destination, The largest and oldest souk in Salalah. Al hafa Souq is an experience to find out more about Oman in a sensational way. it is a good place to buy unique items related to Oman like Frankincense ,Omani hand-crafted cap , Henna , perfumes and more

Al-Husn Palace

The door is closed for visitors but you can see The palace beautiful building, surrounded by a green garden With an impressive gates and a Very intricate artwork. you can take photos there

Al-Husn Palace

The door is closed for visitors but you can see The palace beautiful building, surrounded by a green garden With an impressive gates and a Very intricate artwork. you can take photos there

Al-Husn Palace

The door is closed for visitors but you can see The palace beautiful building, surrounded by a green garden With an impressive gates and a Very intricate artwork. you can take photos there

The Sultan Qaboos Mosque

The location is in the heart of town Another wonderful building in salalah, a crystal chandelier hangs from an intricately carved 36-meter (118-foot) dome, and a 20-ton hand woven carpet with 115 million individual knots covers the floor. Outside, the landscaped grounds provide a peaceful spot for rest. its opened for visitors from Saturdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00.

The Sultan Qaboos Mosque

The location is in the heart of town Another wonderful building in salalah, a crystal chandelier hangs from an intricately carved 36-meter (118-foot) dome, and a 20-ton hand woven carpet with 115 million individual knots covers the floor. Outside, the landscaped grounds provide a peaceful spot for rest. its opened for visitors from Saturdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00.

The Sultan Qaboos Mosque

The location is in the heart of town Another wonderful building in salalah, a crystal chandelier hangs from an intricately carved 36-meter (118-foot) dome, and a 20-ton hand woven carpet with 115 million individual knots covers the floor. Outside, the landscaped grounds provide a peaceful spot for rest. its opened for visitors from Saturdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00.

Al Baleed Museum Palace

Opportunity to learn about oman historic and maritime heritage. The Maritime Hall also highlights the major maritime events in the Omani history, Oman’s relationship with the sea, the contribution of the sea to the development of trade relations with other countries and the Omani skills in the shipbuilding industry. Since its opening on July 23rd 2007, the museum has been an important educational and cultural platform for the Sultanate.

Al Baleed Museum Palace

Opportunity to learn about oman historic and maritime heritage. The Maritime Hall also highlights the major maritime events in the Omani history, Oman’s relationship with the sea, the contribution of the sea to the development of trade relations with other countries and the Omani skills in the shipbuilding industry. Since its opening on July 23rd 2007, the museum has been an important educational and cultural platform for the Sultanate.

Al Baleed Museum Palace

Opportunity to learn about oman historic and maritime heritage. The Maritime Hall also highlights the major maritime events in the Omani history, Oman’s relationship with the sea, the contribution of the sea to the development of trade relations with other countries and the Omani skills in the shipbuilding industry. Since its opening on July 23rd 2007, the museum has been an important educational and cultural platform for the Sultanate.

TAQA Castle

in the centre of the town, you will visit the most popular castle in Dhofar , it was built in the 19th century it used to be a private residence for a tribal leader, Sheikh Ali bin Taman Al Ma’shani , the grandfather of the mother of Sultan Qaboos The castle was more recently renovated during the times of Sultan Qaboos and reopened as a museum in 1994. The castle is a great explication on how people lived in the area since the 19th century , there you can hear about Oman›s history of forts and castles near the sea

TAQA Castle

in the centre of the town, you will visit the most popular castle in Dhofar , it was built in the 19th century it used to be a private residence for a tribal leader, Sheikh Ali bin Taman Al Ma’shani , the grandfather of the mother of Sultan Qaboos The castle was more recently renovated during the times of Sultan Qaboos and reopened as a museum in 1994. The castle is a great explication on how people lived in the area since the 19th century , there you can hear about Oman›s history of forts and castles near the sea

TAQA Castle

in the centre of the town, you will visit the most popular castle in Dhofar , it was built in the 19th century it used to be a private residence for a tribal leader, Sheikh Ali bin Taman Al Ma’shani , the grandfather of the mother of Sultan Qaboos The castle was more recently renovated during the times of Sultan Qaboos and reopened as a museum in 1994. The castle is a great explication on how people lived in the area since the 19th century , there you can hear about Oman›s history of forts and castles near the sea

The old town of TAQA

Tour will begins with a visit to the old fishing village of TAQA is around 35 km east of Salalah by a long beach, with a paved cornice , famous for dried Sardines & its traditional and old Dhofari houses. And you can see a lot of Oman’s old houses elegant in their looks , It contains deserts, mountains, desert, valleys, caves, and water springs and it’s a perfect place for fishing.

The old town of TAQA

Tour will begins with a visit to the old fishing village of TAQA is around 35 km east of Salalah by a long beach, with a paved cornice , famous for dried Sardines & its traditional and old Dhofari houses. And you can see a lot of Oman’s old houses elegant in their looks , It contains deserts, mountains, desert, valleys, caves, and water springs and it’s a perfect place for fishing.

The old town of TAQA

Tour will begins with a visit to the old fishing village of TAQA is around 35 km east of Salalah by a long beach, with a paved cornice , famous for dried Sardines & its traditional and old Dhofari houses. And you can see a lot of Oman’s old houses elegant in their looks , It contains deserts, mountains, desert, valleys, caves, and water springs and it’s a perfect place for fishing.

Khor Rori

is an Early archaeological site near Salalah , The small fortified town was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of hadramawt around the 1st century. (The old city of SUMHURAM) Sumhuram was first discovered in the region in the late 19th century by James Theodore Bent. Some Mormon scholars believe that this is the «land Bountiful.

Khor Rori

is an Early archaeological site near Salalah , The small fortified town was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of hadramawt around the 1st century. (The old city of SUMHURAM) Sumhuram was first discovered in the region in the late 19th century by James Theodore Bent. Some Mormon scholars believe that this is the «land Bountiful.

Khor Rori

is an Early archaeological site near Salalah , The small fortified town was founded as an outpost for the kingdom of hadramawt around the 1st century. (The old city of SUMHURAM) Sumhuram was first discovered in the region in the late 19th century by James Theodore Bent. Some Mormon scholars believe that this is the «land Bountiful.

Tomb of Mohammed Bin Ali

Mohamed Bin Ali who is said to be a descendant of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad And titled as the owner of Mirbat.

Tomb of Mohammed Bin Ali

Mohamed Bin Ali who is said to be a descendant of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad And titled as the owner of Mirbat.

Tomb of Mohammed Bin Ali

Mohamed Bin Ali who is said to be a descendant of the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad And titled as the owner of Mirbat.

Anti Gravity Point

on the hills after approximately 27 kilometers from Taqa city there is A Magical Place where Car Drives in gravitomagnetism. A natural phenomenon, where your car drives itself when you are in neutral.

Anti Gravity Point

on the hills after approximately 27 kilometers from Taqa city there is A Magical Place where Car Drives in gravitomagnetism. A natural phenomenon, where your car drives itself when you are in neutral.

Anti Gravity Point

on the hills after approximately 27 kilometers from Taqa city there is A Magical Place where Car Drives in gravitomagnetism. A natural phenomenon, where your car drives itself when you are in neutral.

The lost city of Ubar

«the Atlantis of the Sands» According to myth, the desert swallowed up Ubar. Quite literally, it sank without trace -becoming the fabled «Atlantis of the Sands. In 1992, guided by ancient maps and satellite surveys, archaeologists and explorers have discovered remains of the city deep in the sands. led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

The lost city of Ubar

«the Atlantis of the Sands» According to myth, the desert swallowed up Ubar. Quite literally, it sank without trace -becoming the fabled «Atlantis of the Sands. In 1992, guided by ancient maps and satellite surveys, archaeologists and explorers have discovered remains of the city deep in the sands. led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

The lost city of Ubar

«the Atlantis of the Sands» According to myth, the desert swallowed up Ubar. Quite literally, it sank without trace -becoming the fabled «Atlantis of the Sands. In 1992, guided by ancient maps and satellite surveys, archaeologists and explorers have discovered remains of the city deep in the sands. led by Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

City of Thumrait

Thumrait is a small town in southern Oman on the main road between Dhofar and the rest of Oman. In ancient times Thumrait was an important link between the south and north in the Arabian Peninsula. The main professions of the people of Thumrait are camels and livestock breeding, weaving, paddock grazing and tanning.

City of Thumrait

Thumrait is a small town in southern Oman on the main road between Dhofar and the rest of Oman. In ancient times Thumrait was an important link between the south and north in the Arabian Peninsula. The main professions of the people of Thumrait are camels and livestock breeding, weaving, paddock grazing and tanning.

City of Thumrait

Thumrait is a small town in southern Oman on the main road between Dhofar and the rest of Oman. In ancient times Thumrait was an important link between the south and north in the Arabian Peninsula. The main professions of the people of Thumrait are camels and livestock breeding, weaving, paddock grazing and tanning.

The Empty Quarter

(Al Rub’ Al Khali) is the largest sand desert in the world, it is a larg area of sand dunes and the simple Bedouin life and black camels farms with millions of stars It has been featured in several international films, such as: Star Wars, The Force Awakens, The Matrix, The Panther and many others. It is believed that the lake beds were originally shallow lakes formed by monsoon rains thousands of years ago, and only lasted for a few years. You will enjoy listening to old stories about, its culture and the desert.

The Empty Quarter

(Al Rub’ Al Khali) is the largest sand desert in the world, it is a larg area of sand dunes and the simple Bedouin life and black camels farms with millions of stars It has been featured in several international films, such as: Star Wars, The Force Awakens, The Matrix, The Panther and many others. It is believed that the lake beds were originally shallow lakes formed by monsoon rains thousands of years ago, and only lasted for a few years. You will enjoy listening to old stories about, its culture and the desert.

The Empty Quarter

(Al Rub’ Al Khali) is the largest sand desert in the world, it is a larg area of sand dunes and the simple Bedouin life and black camels farms with millions of stars It has been featured in several international films, such as: Star Wars, The Force Awakens, The Matrix, The Panther and many others. It is believed that the lake beds were originally shallow lakes formed by monsoon rains thousands of years ago, and only lasted for a few years. You will enjoy listening to old stories about, its culture and the desert.

Duka Valley

(The old Frankincense town) the most beautiful scent of the ancient world THESE trees are thousands of years old Before oil was discovered, frankincense was the main source of wealth for Oman. Two thousand years ago, frankincense was of equal value to gold, The trees, up to 7ft tall In Oman, the smell of frankincense is something more spiritual.

Duka Valley

(The old Frankincense town) the most beautiful scent of the ancient world THESE trees are thousands of years old Before oil was discovered, frankincense was the main source of wealth for Oman. Two thousand years ago, frankincense was of equal value to gold, The trees, up to 7ft tall In Oman, the smell of frankincense is something more spiritual.

Duka Valley

(The old Frankincense town) the most beautiful scent of the ancient world THESE trees are thousands of years old Before oil was discovered, frankincense was the main source of wealth for Oman. Two thousand years ago, frankincense was of equal value to gold, The trees, up to 7ft tall In Oman, the smell of frankincense is something more spiritual.

Ain Sahalnoot

Ain sahalnoot is one of the most beautiful springs in salalah And one of the most beautiful places in Dhofar where trees are surrounded by green hills and mountains covered with green grass with a clear blue water. The ain stretches across a beautiful wheel for a 4 kilometers used for irrigating plants by the people of the region

Ain Sahalnoot

Ain sahalnoot is one of the most beautiful springs in salalah And one of the most beautiful places in Dhofar where trees are surrounded by green hills and mountains covered with green grass with a clear blue water. The ain stretches across a beautiful wheel for a 4 kilometers used for irrigating plants by the people of the region

Ain Sahalnoot

Ain sahalnoot is one of the most beautiful springs in salalah And one of the most beautiful places in Dhofar where trees are surrounded by green hills and mountains covered with green grass with a clear blue water. The ain stretches across a beautiful wheel for a 4 kilometers used for irrigating plants by the people of the region

Tawi Attair

60 kms off to the East of Salalah there is Tawi-Attair. one of the deepest natural sinkholes in the world, the size of the hole is about 975 thousand cubic meters and has a diameter of 130 to 150 meters and its depth reaches 211 meters .tawi-Attair is formed naturally through the process of erosion or collapse of the surface of the caves or by reducing the level of groundwater, The hole Has gained global fame since its discovery in 1997 tawi attair is home to many bird species You can see it or hear it inside and outside the hole

Tawi Attair

60 kms off to the East of Salalah there is Tawi-Attair. one of the deepest natural sinkholes in the world, the size of the hole is about 975 thousand cubic meters and has a diameter of 130 to 150 meters and its depth reaches 211 meters .tawi-Attair is formed naturally through the process of erosion or collapse of the surface of the caves or by reducing the level of groundwater, The hole Has gained global fame since its discovery in 1997 tawi attair is home to many bird species You can see it or hear it inside and outside the hole

Tawi Attair

60 kms off to the East of Salalah there is Tawi-Attair. one of the deepest natural sinkholes in the world, the size of the hole is about 975 thousand cubic meters and has a diameter of 130 to 150 meters and its depth reaches 211 meters .tawi-Attair is formed naturally through the process of erosion or collapse of the surface of the caves or by reducing the level of groundwater, The hole Has gained global fame since its discovery in 1997 tawi attair is home to many bird species You can see it or hear it inside and outside the hole

Wadi Darbat

Within a beautiful environment you will observe hundreds of camels, cows and goats roaming freely all along the valley’s water and mountains And You will clearly hear every leaf moving There is a Lot of nearby rocks and natural caves for hiking around. The water in darbat is crystal blue you can watch fishes through it. Perfect place for picnics, The lush greenery will attract you so much that you will find it hard to leave the place and go back.. It’s regarded as one of the wonders of the nature in the Middle-East.

Wadi Darbat

Within a beautiful environment you will observe hundreds of camels, cows and goats roaming freely all along the valley’s water and mountains And You will clearly hear every leaf moving There is a Lot of nearby rocks and natural caves for hiking around. The water in darbat is crystal blue you can watch fishes through it. Perfect place for picnics, The lush greenery will attract you so much that you will find it hard to leave the place and go back.. It’s regarded as one of the wonders of the nature in the Middle-East.

Wadi Darbat

Within a beautiful environment you will observe hundreds of camels, cows and goats roaming freely all along the valley’s water and mountains And You will clearly hear every leaf moving There is a Lot of nearby rocks and natural caves for hiking around. The water in darbat is crystal blue you can watch fishes through it. Perfect place for picnics, The lush greenery will attract you so much that you will find it hard to leave the place and go back.. It’s regarded as one of the wonders of the nature in the Middle-East.

Ain Razat

A nice picnic spot with a running freshwater spring at the base of a mountain and small caves . about 30 km from the city center. Prepare your camera and enjoy, seeing the natural water coming from the mountains. With a lot of fishes along the riverbed, and the water sound coming out of the mountain. You can even sit under trees enjoying the fresh air.

Ain Razat

A nice picnic spot with a running freshwater spring at the base of a mountain and small caves . about 30 km from the city center. Prepare your camera and enjoy, seeing the natural water coming from the mountains. With a lot of fishes along the riverbed, and the water sound coming out of the mountain. You can even sit under trees enjoying the fresh air.

Ain Razat

A nice picnic spot with a running freshwater spring at the base of a mountain and small caves . about 30 km from the city center. Prepare your camera and enjoy, seeing the natural water coming from the mountains. With a lot of fishes along the riverbed, and the water sound coming out of the mountain. You can even sit under trees enjoying the fresh air.

Jebel Samhan

Jebel Samhan is one of the main mountain in Dhofar, Maximum height of samhan around 2,100 m (7,000 feet) above sea level Samhan Mountain includes many plateaus punctuated by narrow and deep gorges, some of them are about 1,000 metres deep. In the plain of Jebel Samhan different plant species such as Acacia and frankincense trees grow

Jebel Samhan

Jebel Samhan is one of the main mountain in Dhofar, Maximum height of samhan around 2,100 m (7,000 feet) above sea level Samhan Mountain includes many plateaus punctuated by narrow and deep gorges, some of them are about 1,000 metres deep. In the plain of Jebel Samhan different plant species such as Acacia and frankincense trees grow

Jebel Samhan

Jebel Samhan is one of the main mountain in Dhofar, Maximum height of samhan around 2,100 m (7,000 feet) above sea level Samhan Mountain includes many plateaus punctuated by narrow and deep gorges, some of them are about 1,000 metres deep. In the plain of Jebel Samhan different plant species such as Acacia and frankincense trees grow

Al Fazayah Beach

A hidden, wonderful, and private place to have a swim. about an hour West of Salalah.no one will disturb you there And you can check the caves, watching the sun sets behind the mountains with its reflection on the sea. Al fazaya. the softest white sand in the world. and stunning landscape with clear blue water, dolphins all over the sea and you will enjoy watching camels by the sea

Al Fazayah Beach

A hidden, wonderful, and private place to have a swim. about an hour West of Salalah.no one will disturb you there And you can check the caves, watching the sun sets behind the mountains with its reflection on the sea. Al fazaya. the softest white sand in the world. and stunning landscape with clear blue water, dolphins all over the sea and you will enjoy watching camels by the sea

Al Fazayah Beach

A hidden, wonderful, and private place to have a swim. about an hour West of Salalah.no one will disturb you there And you can check the caves, watching the sun sets behind the mountains with its reflection on the sea. Al fazaya. the softest white sand in the world. and stunning landscape with clear blue water, dolphins all over the sea and you will enjoy watching camels by the sea

Ittin Mountain

Enjoy the mountain covered with misty air, green grass, small trees and a lot of animals crossing the road , you can take photos there. The weather on the mountain is breathtaking And you can watch all the city from the top of the mountain

Ittin Mountain

Enjoy the mountain covered with misty air, green grass, small trees and a lot of animals crossing the road , you can take photos there. The weather on the mountain is breathtaking And you can watch all the city from the top of the mountain

Ittin Mountain

Enjoy the mountain covered with misty air, green grass, small trees and a lot of animals crossing the road , you can take photos there. The weather on the mountain is breathtaking And you can watch all the city from the top of the mountain

Ain Garziz

A well-known fresh-water spring. and It is a beautiful picnic spot, surrounded by green nature and large trees, making the area a natural painting and its one of the oldest springs in the world surrounded by a lot of stories.

Ain Garziz

A well-known fresh-water spring. and It is a beautiful picnic spot, surrounded by green nature and large trees, making the area a natural painting and its one of the oldest springs in the world surrounded by a lot of stories.

Ain Garziz

A well-known fresh-water spring. and It is a beautiful picnic spot, surrounded by green nature and large trees, making the area a natural painting and its one of the oldest springs in the world surrounded by a lot of stories.

Nabi Ayoub Tomb

The tomb of the Prophet Ayoub (job) is located in the hills overlooking the city of Salalah, and it’s the believed burial sites of the Prophet. In the tomb, there is a footprint on the ground believed to be the mark of his leg when God ordered the prophet Ayoub to press his foot down ,and there is a hole on the ground where the water gushed forth

Nabi Ayoub Tomb

The tomb of the Prophet Ayoub (job) is located in the hills overlooking the city of Salalah, and it’s the believed burial sites of the Prophet. In the tomb, there is a footprint on the ground believed to be the mark of his leg when God ordered the prophet Ayoub to press his foot down ,and there is a hole on the ground where the water gushed forth

Nabi Ayoub Tomb

The tomb of the Prophet Ayoub (job) is located in the hills overlooking the city of Salalah, and it’s the believed burial sites of the Prophet. In the tomb, there is a footprint on the ground believed to be the mark of his leg when God ordered the prophet Ayoub to press his foot down ,and there is a hole on the ground where the water gushed forth

Marneef Cave

Marneef cave is a hollow place in the ground, especially a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter ,and there are many benches enclosed the cave for siting and taking photos after that you can see the 3 blow holes a natural fountains, the sea pushes water through the holes and force the water up high (up to 30m) into the air, you can hear the roar of the water

Marneef Cave

Marneef cave is a hollow place in the ground, especially a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter ,and there are many benches enclosed the cave for siting and taking photos after that you can see the 3 blow holes a natural fountains, the sea pushes water through the holes and force the water up high (up to 30m) into the air, you can hear the roar of the water

Marneef Cave

Marneef cave is a hollow place in the ground, especially a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter ,and there are many benches enclosed the cave for siting and taking photos after that you can see the 3 blow holes a natural fountains, the sea pushes water through the holes and force the water up high (up to 30m) into the air, you can hear the roar of the water

Al Mughsail Beach

If you want to experience the mightiness of the ocean, this is the place for you. Mughsayl is a long stretch of blue water sea and white sand and full of birds and the beach has mountains on both sides, makes the view picturesque paradise and you can see dolphins playing in the sea.

Al Mughsail Beach

If you want to experience the mightiness of the ocean, this is the place for you. Mughsayl is a long stretch of blue water sea and white sand and full of birds and the beach has mountains on both sides, makes the view picturesque paradise and you can see dolphins playing in the sea.

Al Mughsail Beach

If you want to experience the mightiness of the ocean, this is the place for you. Mughsayl is a long stretch of blue water sea and white sand and full of birds and the beach has mountains on both sides, makes the view picturesque paradise and you can see dolphins playing in the sea.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The mosque is built on a site occupying 416,000 square meters. The chandelier above the praying hall is 14 meters it is the world's second largest chandelier. It weighs 8 tons, includes 600,000 crystals.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The mosque is built on a site occupying 416,000 square meters. The chandelier above the praying hall is 14 meters it is the world's second largest chandelier. It weighs 8 tons, includes 600,000 crystals.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The mosque is built on a site occupying 416,000 square meters. The chandelier above the praying hall is 14 meters it is the world's second largest chandelier. It weighs 8 tons, includes 600,000 crystals.

National Museum of Oman

Opened July 30, 2016, Is the Sultanate of Oman’s flagship cultural institution, showcasing the nation’s heritage from the earliest human settlement in the Oman Peninsula some two million years ago through to the present day.
The 14 display halls houses the Land and the People Gallery, Maritime History Gallery, Arms and Armor Gallery, Civilization in the Making Gallery, Aflaj Gallery, Currency Gallery, Splendors of Islam Gallery, Oman and the World Gallery, Renaissance Gallery, and the Intangible Heritage Gallery among others.

National Museum of Oman

Opened July 30, 2016, Is the Sultanate of Oman’s flagship cultural institution, showcasing the nation’s heritage from the earliest human settlement in the Oman Peninsula some two million years ago through to the present day.
The 14 display halls houses the Land and the People Gallery, Maritime History Gallery, Arms and Armor Gallery, Civilization in the Making Gallery, Aflaj Gallery, Currency Gallery, Splendors of Islam Gallery, Oman and the World Gallery, Renaissance Gallery, and the Intangible Heritage Gallery among others.

National Museum of Oman

Opened July 30, 2016, Is the Sultanate of Oman’s flagship cultural institution, showcasing the nation’s heritage from the earliest human settlement in the Oman Peninsula some two million years ago through to the present day.
The 14 display halls houses the Land and the People Gallery, Maritime History Gallery, Arms and Armor Gallery, Civilization in the Making Gallery, Aflaj Gallery, Currency Gallery, Splendors of Islam Gallery, Oman and the World Gallery, Renaissance Gallery, and the Intangible Heritage Gallery among others.

Bait Al Zubair

Bait Al Zubair (House of Al Zubair) is a private museum that opened its carved wooden doors to the public in 1998. It is totally funded by its founders, the Zubair family.is dedicated to showcasing important ethnographic artefacts reflecting the highly specialized inherited skills that define Oman’s society, both past and present. Traditional craft industries

Bait Al Zubair

Bait Al Zubair (House of Al Zubair) is a private museum that opened its carved wooden doors to the public in 1998. It is totally funded by its founders, the Zubair family.is dedicated to showcasing important ethnographic artefacts reflecting the highly specialized inherited skills that define Oman’s society, both past and present. Traditional craft industries

Bait Al Zubair

Bait Al Zubair (House of Al Zubair) is a private museum that opened its carved wooden doors to the public in 1998. It is totally funded by its founders, the Zubair family.is dedicated to showcasing important ethnographic artefacts reflecting the highly specialized inherited skills that define Oman’s society, both past and present. Traditional craft industries

Royal opera House of Muscat

The ruler of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said has been always a fan of classical music and arts. In 2001, the sultan ordered the building of an opera house. The Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people. The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, and cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art center for musical, theatrical and operatic productions.

Royal opera House of Muscat

The ruler of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said has been always a fan of classical music and arts. In 2001, the sultan ordered the building of an opera house. The Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people. The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, and cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art center for musical, theatrical and operatic productions.

Royal opera House of Muscat

The ruler of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said has been always a fan of classical music and arts. In 2001, the sultan ordered the building of an opera house. The Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people. The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, and cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art center for musical, theatrical and operatic productions.

Souq Mutt ‘rah

Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman (Muscat). It is still a center of commerce as one of the largest sea ports of the region is located there.
The Muttrah Souq is perhaps one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world. It is located adjacent to the harbor of Muscat and has seen immense trade in the age of sail.
The Souq retains the chaotic interest of a traditional Arab market albeit housed under modern timber roofing. Shops selling Omani and Indian artefacts together with a few antiques jostle among more traditional textile, hardware and jewelry stores. Bargaining is expected although discounts tend to be small.

Souq Mutt ‘rah

Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman (Muscat). It is still a center of commerce as one of the largest sea ports of the region is located there.
The Muttrah Souq is perhaps one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world. It is located adjacent to the harbor of Muscat and has seen immense trade in the age of sail.
The Souq retains the chaotic interest of a traditional Arab market albeit housed under modern timber roofing. Shops selling Omani and Indian artefacts together with a few antiques jostle among more traditional textile, hardware and jewelry stores. Bargaining is expected although discounts tend to be small.

Souq Mutt ‘rah

Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman (Muscat). It is still a center of commerce as one of the largest sea ports of the region is located there.
The Muttrah Souq is perhaps one of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world. It is located adjacent to the harbor of Muscat and has seen immense trade in the age of sail.
The Souq retains the chaotic interest of a traditional Arab market albeit housed under modern timber roofing. Shops selling Omani and Indian artefacts together with a few antiques jostle among more traditional textile, hardware and jewelry stores. Bargaining is expected although discounts tend to be small.

Al Alam Palace

"Al Alam" means "The Flag" in Arabic. The palace, one of six royal residences of the ruling monarch Sultan Qaboos. It has a history of over 200 years, built by Imam Sultan bin Ahmed the 7th direct grandfather of the current Sultan. The existing palace, which has a facade of gold and blue, was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972. The inner grounds of the palace remain off-limits but visitors are permitted to stop near the gates and take photographs. Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the Portuguese.

Al Alam Palace

"Al Alam" means "The Flag" in Arabic. The palace, one of six royal residences of the ruling monarch Sultan Qaboos. It has a history of over 200 years, built by Imam Sultan bin Ahmed the 7th direct grandfather of the current Sultan. The existing palace, which has a facade of gold and blue, was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972. The inner grounds of the palace remain off-limits but visitors are permitted to stop near the gates and take photographs. Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the Portuguese.

Al Alam Palace

"Al Alam" means "The Flag" in Arabic. The palace, one of six royal residences of the ruling monarch Sultan Qaboos. It has a history of over 200 years, built by Imam Sultan bin Ahmed the 7th direct grandfather of the current Sultan. The existing palace, which has a facade of gold and blue, was rebuilt as a royal residence in 1972. The inner grounds of the palace remain off-limits but visitors are permitted to stop near the gates and take photographs. Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the Portuguese.

Mount Shams

Mount Shams: (the sun mountain), the highest mountain in Oman, sits northeast of the town of Al Hamra. It is considered to be the highest peak in all over Oman 3000 Meters above the sea level. And affectionately called (The Grand canyon of Oman). The view from the very top or the rim of mount Shams is absolutely spectacular and breathtaking.

Mount Shams

Mount Shams: (the sun mountain), the highest mountain in Oman, sits northeast of the town of Al Hamra. It is considered to be the highest peak in all over Oman 3000 Meters above the sea level. And affectionately called (The Grand canyon of Oman). The view from the very top or the rim of mount Shams is absolutely spectacular and breathtaking.

Mount Shams

Mount Shams: (the sun mountain), the highest mountain in Oman, sits northeast of the town of Al Hamra. It is considered to be the highest peak in all over Oman 3000 Meters above the sea level. And affectionately called (The Grand canyon of Oman). The view from the very top or the rim of mount Shams is absolutely spectacular and breathtaking.

Al Hoota Cave

Al Hoota Cave: is located at the foot of Mount Shams. Where Jebel Shams soars into the clouds it plunges deep into the earth, it is one of the largest cave systems in the world.

Al Hoota Cave

Al Hoota Cave: is located at the foot of Mount Shams. Where Jebel Shams soars into the clouds it plunges deep into the earth, it is one of the largest cave systems in the world.

Al Hoota Cave

Al Hoota Cave: is located at the foot of Mount Shams. Where Jebel Shams soars into the clouds it plunges deep into the earth, it is one of the largest cave systems in the world.

Misfat Al-Abryeen

Misfat Al-Abryeen: is a unique mountainous village located 1,000 m above sea level on the mountain foothills. The village derives its name from the Al Abri tribe. Misfat Al Abryeen has many features that make it a wonderful experience for any visitor. The village old houses built been built from traditional mud with palm frond roofs on top of solid rocks. The combination of these elements gives a visitor to Misfat Al Abryeen a dramatic image from the viewing platform, Points of interests and tips for visiting tourists.

Misfat Al-Abryeen

Misfat Al-Abryeen: is a unique mountainous village located 1,000 m above sea level on the mountain foothills. The village derives its name from the Al Abri tribe. Misfat Al Abryeen has many features that make it a wonderful experience for any visitor. The village old houses built been built from traditional mud with palm frond roofs on top of solid rocks. The combination of these elements gives a visitor to Misfat Al Abryeen a dramatic image from the viewing platform, Points of interests and tips for visiting tourists.

Misfat Al-Abryeen

Misfat Al-Abryeen: is a unique mountainous village located 1,000 m above sea level on the mountain foothills. The village derives its name from the Al Abri tribe. Misfat Al Abryeen has many features that make it a wonderful experience for any visitor. The village old houses built been built from traditional mud with palm frond roofs on top of solid rocks. The combination of these elements gives a visitor to Misfat Al Abryeen a dramatic image from the viewing platform, Points of interests and tips for visiting tourists.

Al Aflaj

Al Aflaj: Many villagers of Misfat Al Abryeen rely on the agricultural terraces for their livelihood, where bananas, pomegranates, papayas, mangoes, citrus trees and of course palm trees are grown. Those terraces along the mountain slopes are watered through an intricate Falaj system that has been carved through the hard rocks of the mountain, and is supplied from a spring source that can be reached by following a short track along the falaj. There is also another track on the opposite side of the village which passes through more agricultural terraces and leads to a steep stairwell downhill through more gardens and plantations, and then back up again.

Al Aflaj

Al Aflaj: Many villagers of Misfat Al Abryeen rely on the agricultural terraces for their livelihood, where bananas, pomegranates, papayas, mangoes, citrus trees and of course palm trees are grown. Those terraces along the mountain slopes are watered through an intricate Falaj system that has been carved through the hard rocks of the mountain, and is supplied from a spring source that can be reached by following a short track along the falaj. There is also another track on the opposite side of the village which passes through more agricultural terraces and leads to a steep stairwell downhill through more gardens and plantations, and then back up again.

Al Aflaj

Al Aflaj: Many villagers of Misfat Al Abryeen rely on the agricultural terraces for their livelihood, where bananas, pomegranates, papayas, mangoes, citrus trees and of course palm trees are grown. Those terraces along the mountain slopes are watered through an intricate Falaj system that has been carved through the hard rocks of the mountain, and is supplied from a spring source that can be reached by following a short track along the falaj. There is also another track on the opposite side of the village which passes through more agricultural terraces and leads to a steep stairwell downhill through more gardens and plantations, and then back up again.

Wadi Ghul

Wadi Ghul: The visit to Ghul Valley is a visit to the geology in the first place, where there are rock formations of gray limestone dating back to 270 million years and rocks with a glass texture caused by water penetration.

Wadi Ghul

Wadi Ghul: The visit to Ghul Valley is a visit to the geology in the first place, where there are rock formations of gray limestone dating back to 270 million years and rocks with a glass texture caused by water penetration.

Wadi Ghul

Wadi Ghul: The visit to Ghul Valley is a visit to the geology in the first place, where there are rock formations of gray limestone dating back to 270 million years and rocks with a glass texture caused by water penetration.

Nizwa Fort

Nizwa Fort: The striking architecture of Nizwa fort and its magnificent 30 meter- high cylindrical tower. It’s the masterpiece of military design and engineering; It was built by Imam Sultan bin Saif Al Ya’rubi in 1649. The fort was the administrative seat of authority for the presiding Imams and Wallis in times of peace and conflict.

Nizwa Fort

Nizwa Fort: The striking architecture of Nizwa fort and its magnificent 30 meter- high cylindrical tower. It’s the masterpiece of military design and engineering; It was built by Imam Sultan bin Saif Al Ya’rubi in 1649. The fort was the administrative seat of authority for the presiding Imams and Wallis in times of peace and conflict.

Nizwa Fort

Nizwa Fort: The striking architecture of Nizwa fort and its magnificent 30 meter- high cylindrical tower. It’s the masterpiece of military design and engineering; It was built by Imam Sultan bin Saif Al Ya’rubi in 1649. The fort was the administrative seat of authority for the presiding Imams and Wallis in times of peace and conflict.

Nizwa Souq

Nizwa Souq: (Nizwa Market) The site of one of the oldest Souq in the country, this extensive marketplace is dedicated mostly to fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, all of which are housed in new buildings behind the great, crenulated piece of city wall that overlooks the Wadi. The eastern sections are the most atmospheric as they have not yet been renovated.

Nizwa Souq

Nizwa Souq: (Nizwa Market) The site of one of the oldest Souq in the country, this extensive marketplace is dedicated mostly to fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, all of which are housed in new buildings behind the great, crenulated piece of city wall that overlooks the Wadi. The eastern sections are the most atmospheric as they have not yet been renovated.

Nizwa Souq

Nizwa Souq: (Nizwa Market) The site of one of the oldest Souq in the country, this extensive marketplace is dedicated mostly to fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, all of which are housed in new buildings behind the great, crenulated piece of city wall that overlooks the Wadi. The eastern sections are the most atmospheric as they have not yet been renovated.

Falaj Dari’s

Falaj Dari’s: (gravity-fed irrigation systems) Falaj Dari’s is (a World Heritage Site) is the largest Falaj in Oman and is the life maintainer of Nizwa. It provides the surrounding countryside with much needed water for the plantations. This Falaj has been in operation since at least 500 CE.

Falaj Dari’s

Falaj Dari’s: (gravity-fed irrigation systems) Falaj Dari’s is (a World Heritage Site) is the largest Falaj in Oman and is the life maintainer of Nizwa. It provides the surrounding countryside with much needed water for the plantations. This Falaj has been in operation since at least 500 CE.

Falaj Dari’s

Falaj Dari’s: (gravity-fed irrigation systems) Falaj Dari’s is (a World Heritage Site) is the largest Falaj in Oman and is the life maintainer of Nizwa. It provides the surrounding countryside with much needed water for the plantations. This Falaj has been in operation since at least 500 CE.

The lighthouse

The lighthouse: Located in the historical area of Ayjah, it is a great place to start with its full view of the city of Sur. The recent tower is an 18 m 3-story tower with a domed roof (59 ft.). The tower is closed to visitor but you can circle around and just enjoy the view.

The lighthouse

The lighthouse: Located in the historical area of Ayjah, it is a great place to start with its full view of the city of Sur. The recent tower is an 18 m 3-story tower with a domed roof (59 ft.). The tower is closed to visitor but you can circle around and just enjoy the view.

The lighthouse

The lighthouse: Located in the historical area of Ayjah, it is a great place to start with its full view of the city of Sur. The recent tower is an 18 m 3-story tower with a domed roof (59 ft.). The tower is closed to visitor but you can circle around and just enjoy the view.

The Old Town of Sur

The Old Town of Sur: Around the lighthouse in the area of Al Ayjah you can discover old merchant houses.  Recommend you discover it by foot to have time to admire the details in the carved wooden doors.

The Old Town of Sur

The Old Town of Sur: Around the lighthouse in the area of Al Ayjah you can discover old merchant houses.  Recommend you discover it by foot to have time to admire the details in the carved wooden doors.

The Old Town of Sur

The Old Town of Sur: Around the lighthouse in the area of Al Ayjah you can discover old merchant houses.  Recommend you discover it by foot to have time to admire the details in the carved wooden doors.

Ayjah Watchtowers of Sur

Ayjah Watchtowers of Sur: The 3 watchtowers located at the entrance of the lagoon once protected the dhows to enter the harbor.

Ayjah Watchtowers of Sur

Ayjah Watchtowers of Sur: The 3 watchtowers located at the entrance of the lagoon once protected the dhows to enter the harbor.

Ayjah Watchtowers of Sur

Ayjah Watchtowers of Sur: The 3 watchtowers located at the entrance of the lagoon once protected the dhows to enter the harbor.

The fort of Sur

The forts of Sur: The town of Sur has 3 main castles: Sunaysilah Fort, Bilad Sur Castle, Al Ayjah For. Not much to see inside them but apparently climbing the ramparts and all is nice.

The fort of Sur

The forts of Sur: The town of Sur has 3 main castles: Sunaysilah Fort, Bilad Sur Castle, Al Ayjah For. Not much to see inside them but apparently climbing the ramparts and all is nice.

The fort of Sur

The forts of Sur: The town of Sur has 3 main castles: Sunaysilah Fort, Bilad Sur Castle, Al Ayjah For. Not much to see inside them but apparently climbing the ramparts and all is nice.

Dhow Yard

Dhow Yard: One of the most interesting places to visit whilst you are in Sur is the Dhow Yard to the west side of the city. You can enter if the doors are open and it is allowed to walk around and it is the place of The Fatah Al Khair Dhow Boat which is a traditional, historical boat that is now out of the water and open to the public to visit the inside.

Dhow Yard

Dhow Yard: One of the most interesting places to visit whilst you are in Sur is the Dhow Yard to the west side of the city. You can enter if the doors are open and it is allowed to walk around and it is the place of The Fatah Al Khair Dhow Boat which is a traditional, historical boat that is now out of the water and open to the public to visit the inside.

Dhow Yard

Dhow Yard: One of the most interesting places to visit whilst you are in Sur is the Dhow Yard to the west side of the city. You can enter if the doors are open and it is allowed to walk around and it is the place of The Fatah Al Khair Dhow Boat which is a traditional, historical boat that is now out of the water and open to the public to visit the inside.

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve: You can go for an evening tour to the protectorate turtle’s area of Ras Al Jinz (no photography allowed) or a morning tour (photography allowed) to spot big holes and turtles inside. High season is between July and October but you can see them all year round.

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve: You can go for an evening tour to the protectorate turtle’s area of Ras Al Jinz (no photography allowed) or a morning tour (photography allowed) to spot big holes and turtles inside. High season is between July and October but you can see them all year round.

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve

Ras Al Jinz turtle reserve: You can go for an evening tour to the protectorate turtle’s area of Ras Al Jinz (no photography allowed) or a morning tour (photography allowed) to spot big holes and turtles inside. High season is between July and October but you can see them all year round.

Wadi Bani Khalid

Wadi Bani Khalid: If you want a more accessible Wadi, and looking for a bit of adventure! Then you should head to Wadi Bani Khalid which is only 30 minutes away from Sur. Here you can swim, enjoy the buffet restaurant or hike and admire the big white boulders.

Wadi Bani Khalid

Wadi Bani Khalid: If you want a more accessible Wadi, and looking for a bit of adventure! Then you should head to Wadi Bani Khalid which is only 30 minutes away from Sur. Here you can swim, enjoy the buffet restaurant or hike and admire the big white boulders.

Wadi Bani Khalid

Wadi Bani Khalid: If you want a more accessible Wadi, and looking for a bit of adventure! Then you should head to Wadi Bani Khalid which is only 30 minutes away from Sur. Here you can swim, enjoy the buffet restaurant or hike and admire the big white boulders.

Bimah

Bimah: where the snake gorge of Bimah, and the sink hole which is a water-filled depression. The sinkhole was formed by a collapse of the surface layer due to dissolution of the underlying limestone. However, locals believe that it was created by a meteorite, ‘Hawaiyat Najm’, which translates to ‘The Falling Star’ in Arabic, and hence the name.

Bimah

Bimah: where the snake gorge of Bimah, and the sink hole which is a water-filled depression. The sinkhole was formed by a collapse of the surface layer due to dissolution of the underlying limestone. However, locals believe that it was created by a meteorite, ‘Hawaiyat Najm’, which translates to ‘The Falling Star’ in Arabic, and hence the name.

Bimah

Bimah: where the snake gorge of Bimah, and the sink hole which is a water-filled depression. The sinkhole was formed by a collapse of the surface layer due to dissolution of the underlying limestone. However, locals believe that it was created by a meteorite, ‘Hawaiyat Najm’, which translates to ‘The Falling Star’ in Arabic, and hence the name.