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,...

Al Bustan Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Tucked behind the small village of Al Bustan, this beach shares the same stretch of sand as the opulent Ritz-Carlton Al Bustan Palace...

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...

Bait Al Baranda

  • Museum/Gallery

This small history museum in the historic Mutrah neighborhood displays a few peices of contemporary art on the first floor, while upstairs...

Bait Al Zubair

  • Museum/Gallery

One of the best museums in Oman, Bait al Zubair was formerly the home of the Zubair family, as the name would suggest. It houses a fascinating...

Bait al Safah

  • Town/Village

Nestled in the mountain village of Al Hamra, about 30 minutes from Nizwa, you will find a fantastic living museum built in a 400-year-old...

Bidiyah Museum

  • House/Mansion/Villa

The small Bidiyah museum is designed like a traditional Omani house and features a collection of old rifles, silver-handled khanjar...

Bilad Fort

  • Building/Architectural Site

One of Oman's many restored forts, this 200-year-old fortress is not as impressive some of the others, including the mammoth Nizwa fort.

Bimmah Sinkhole

  • Geological Site

An hour north of Sur, the aptly named Hawiyat Najm Park (Falling Star Park) is home to a 40 meter-wide sinkhole that, as legend has it,...

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