Oman Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Oman - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Al Alam Royal Palace

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

The ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos was built in 1972, just after his ascension to the throne in 1971. The iconic structure,...

Bahla City Walls

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Just over a half hour from Nizwa, the ancient city of Bahla has several interesting historic sites to see and folklore to explore, beginning...

Bahla Fort

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

The town of Bahla, 35 minutes from Nizwa, is brimming with historic and cultural sights, but it is most famous for its fort, one of the...

Fort Al-Jalali

  • Historic District/Site

Sitting on the eastern side of Muscat's old harbour, this fort dates from 1587. It was subsequently captured by Omani forces and gradually...

Fort Al-Mirani

  • Historic District/Site

On the western side of Muscat's old harbor, this fort was built by the Portuguese in 1588 on the ruins of an older fort that stood at...

Jibreen (Jabrin) Castle

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Built on a flat plain 30 minutes from Nizwa, the 300-year-old castle has 55 rooms spread over five floors. It's considered the most beautiful...

Misfat Al Abriyeen

  • Farm/Ranch

Just under an hour from Nizwa, the ancient—but still inhabited—mountain village of Misfat al Abriyeen is an amazing place for a short...

Muscat Gate Museum

  • Bridge/Tunnel

On the coastal road between the old Mutrah neighborhood and the old city of Muscat, there is a large archway that houses the Muscat Gate.

Mutrah Corniche

  • Historic District/Site

One of the few places to walk in Muscat, the beautiful corniche runs along the sea from the top of the hill overlooking old Muscat, across...

Mutrah Fish Market

  • Market/Bazaar

From dawn until around 9 am, the fish market echos with the sound of haggling and piles of fresh fish and shellfish being hauled in,...

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