Top 6 Tourist Places in Oman You Must Visit

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The incredible attractions, cities, and hotels make Oman is an exotic destination. Muscat, Oman's capital, is the most famous destination filled with some popular deserts, historic forts, malls, and warm beaches. Still, apart from that, there are various other reasons which make Oman great.

Here we are going to deliver you an overview of some best tourist places in oman.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat: The grand mosque is one of your visits to Oman. The Arabian architect and a fabulous design make this sight an attraction for the tourists. The mosque contains the world's second-largest carpet and chandelier, which makes the mosque pretty impressive.

The decorative has over 60,000 shining bright crystals and 24-carat gold plating that gives the mosque a Royal and grand stature. The mosque welcomes non-Muslim visitors too. The handcrafted detailing and the colorful mosaic patterns make the interior so adorable.

Mutrah Corniche, Muscat: Mutrah Corniche is a boulevard that is about 3 kilometers long with the seafront and sided with cafes, malls, restaurants, and markets. 

It has a beautiful view of Oman Fort and harbor on one side and a marvelous view of the Hajar Mountains on the other. 

It is one of Muscat's most vibrant areas to visit; walking along the Mutrah Corniche, you feel the sea moisture in the ocean's air, salty smells. If you are looking for Oman's beauty, this could be the most fantastic adventure for you.

Nizwa Fort:  Nizwa Fort is one of Oman's most famous tourist attractions with distinctive architecture and design, which provides a picture of old Omani peoples. 

The key feature that differentiates it from other forts is its central tower's cylindrical shape and the most massive Fort in Oman. The Fort was built in the 17th century under the governance of Sultan bin Saif Al Yaribi. 

It has a significant mechanism of defense with honey trap and differently shaped windows for shooting. You can explore the museum and the sided market of this Fort. You can adore the visuals of this sight.

Wahiba Sands: Wahiba Sands is the major tourist attraction for those who wants to look up the old and traditional Oman. 

The Wahiba Sands is a big desert around 10,000km2 of sand, where the bedu people live. The camping at night under the stars and the ride on the back of the camel make this sight an attraction of large visitors.

You can face the actual sand waves and the shifting nature of the climate.

Salalah: Salalah is the ancestral home of the Sultan of Oman. Salalah is a beautiful place with beaches, Qaboos palace, and rich culture.

On your visit to Salalah, you will witness the older architecture in various old Towns. This city is also famous for its beaches and wonderful seafood across the warm beaches. 

This city is full of green Oasis with seasonal waterfalls that come alive throughout the monsoon season. You can amaze with the mosques, forts, and the ancestral evidence in the museum.

Bahla: Another wonderful destination to visit in Oman is Bahla.

It is a World Heritage site declared by UNESCO. Bahla is a type of Oasis situated In the middle of the desert with some traditional homes, a market, various mosques, and the most famous Bahla Fort.

It is well known for its beautiful ceramics (pottery). You can experience the medieval oasis settlement of Islamic Periods and defensive architecture also. You can amaze with the ancestral culture and some marvelous insights of Bahla. 

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