About Muscat

Muscat is the capital and largest metropolitan city of Oman. Often referred to as the walled city. Muscat is located in northeast Oman, surrounded by mountains and desert. The climate is tropical, with very hot and generally humid weather year-round. Muscat's economy, like that of Oman, is dominated by trade. The more traditional exports of the city included dates, mother of pearl, and fish. The Muscat Securities Market is the principal stock exchange of Oman. Mina'a Sultan Qaboos, Muscat's main trading port.

Things to know when you travel to Muscat


Where to stay?

• Al Maha International • Golden Tulip Seeb Muscat • Best Western Premier Muscat • Somerset Panorama Muscat • Ramada Muscat • Millennium Resort Mussanah Oman • Al Madinah Holiday • Park Inn by Radisson Muscat • Coral Muscat Hotel & Apartments • City Seasons Hotel Muscat • Radisson Blu Muscat • Majan Continental • Al Falaj Hotel • Shangri-La'S Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa


Where to shop?

• Muscat City Centre • Oman Avenues Mall • Muscat Grand Mall • Qurm City Centre • Panorama Mall • OASIS Mall • China Mall Muscat • Amouage • Sabco Centre • Jawahir Oman Jewellers • Gallery Sarah • Al Besat Al Hariri • MuscArt


Where to visit?

• Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque • Mutrah Souq • Sultan’s Palace • Mutrah Corniche • Marina Bandar al Rowdha • Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum • Parliament Building • Children’s Museum • Marah Land • Clock Tower • Muscat Gate Museum • Royal Opera House • Bait Al Zubair • Qurum Natural Park • Oman Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre • Ghalya's Museum of Modern Art • Ghubra Lake Park