Welcome to Oman

Scroll down and slide with us from Muscat to the Wadis

#1 Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat is the main mosque of Oman. The mosque covers about 416,000 square meters of area and can accommodate up to 20,000 believers. Its architecture combines the diverse artistic traditions of several Islamic eras and regions.

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque @ Google Maps

#2 The Royal Opera House
When visiting Muscat, the Royal Opera House is a must see. With its impressive architecture the Opera House hosts some of the biggest cultural events in the Sultanate of Oman. It showcases creations from Oman and from around the world.

Royal Opera House @ Google Maps

#3 Wadi Shab
Wadi Shab, or also called the ‘George Between Cliffs’ is without question one of the most beautiful and famous Wadis in Oman. After 45-minute hike you can take a swim in one of several crystal-clear pools or enjoy the terraced plantations, the waterfalls and the cave.

Wadi Shab @ Google Maps

#4 Oman’s Grand Canyon
With about 3070 meters Jebel Shams is the tallest mountain of Oman. From here you have a breathtaking view into the 1.000m deep canyon and a beautiful panoramic view of the surrounding mountain landscape.

Jebel Shams @ Google Maps

#5 Wahiba Sands
A sea of sand as far as you can see? Take a trip to one of the desert camps in Wahiba Sands – a 12.500m2 desert in the east of Oman. Don’t forget to look up in the sky at night, you will see millions of stars. Heavenly beautiful!

Wahiba Sands @ Google Maps

#6 Daymaniyat Islands
One of the most beautiful destinations are the Daymaniyat Islands - nine islands with a total area of 100 hectares about 18 km off the coast. The Nature Reserve has several kinds of coral reefs and is home to many turtles – what better place to go snorkeling!

Daymaniyat Islands @ Google Maps

#7 Sur & Dhow Cruise
Sur, a city on the eastern tip of Oman is one of the last cities which still build traditional wooden ships today. A trip with a traditional dhow cruise is a must when visiting Oman.

Sur @ Google Maps

#8 Sinkhole Bimmah
The Sinkhole of Bimmah is a geological curiosity of Oman and means Meteor Fall Park in Arabic. It was formed naturally due to limestone erosion.

Sinkhole Bimmah @ Google Maps

#9 Jebel Akhdar
In need of some cool air? Jebel Akhdar or  ‘The Green Mountain’ is the perfect place for it. At an altitude of 2,000 meters the locals grow everything from roses to exotic fruits and fresh vegetables.

Jebel Akhdar @ Google Maps

#10 Nizwa
One of the most historically interesting cities in Oman is Nizwa. Highlights of the city are the souks - Arabian markets - and the fort.

Fort Nizwa @ Google Maps

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