MUSCAT – THE CAPITAL OF OMAN

MUSCAT – THE CAPITAL OF OMAN

Muscat, the capital of Oman has a very beautiful historic district. Buildings with Eastern African wooden balconies and several seafront fortresses make Muscat a peaceful and relaxing destination.This city is home to forts, palaces, museums and markets, offering something for everyone.While you can’t visit the interior of the Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace, you can head to the harbor to get a close view of the amazing structure. Standing guard over the palace are the twin forts of Al Jalali and Al Mirani, which have been converted to museums and are open to the public. Non-Muslim travelers can also visit the breathtaking Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque on most mornings, admiring features like an enormous crystal chandelier, marble wall panels and the second largest Persian carpet in the world.