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Address: Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
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Can't imagine you would visit Muscat and not go here; such splendour. Go early, preferably, if possible when a cruise ship is not in port.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Can't imagine you would visit Muscat and not go here; such splendour. Go early, preferably, if possible when a cruise ship is not in port.

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Darmstadt, Deutschland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Obviously it's one of the must see locations when in Muscat. The architecture is nice and the big chandelier is impressively big. If you are interested in details you can get a lot of information in the visitors center including a typical Omani coffee and a date or water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Managed to visit first time at the wrong time so couldn't get in, just had a walk around outside which was impressive enough. Returned the next day and went inside, well worth the visit.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautiful mosque with nice gardens and a tasteful interior design. The entry and service is not great.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are two car parks. One that is posted as the visitors car park. If you enter the mosque through there, they provide you with a free audio tour that describes how it was built, the heritage and design elements etc etc. Strongly advise it if you are there as a visitor. The second car park is for people entering... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

An early visit proved successful as the tour buses were few !!! Spread over a huge area this grand mosque is a must see if in Oman. It's a photographers paradise. Guides are available but we walked around viewing all the praying areas and gardens at our leisure. The visitors centre, staffed by enthusiastic staff, explained the workings of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't know what to expect. Like everybody else we read our guide book and decided just to give it a go. 1st room we thought ... "well really that's it !?!" but it was us being completely wrong. The place is just amazing, extremely peaceful. Everywhere you look, your eyes catch fine details. Elegance is the best word to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A definite must see. Our first time inside a mosque and it was absolutely incredible. It was also nice to speak with the staff and to better understand the religion of Islam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very beautiful, but new mosque. It is a massive compound and well-worth seeing if you are in Muscat, but as compared to other historic sites in the Middle East, it leaves a little bit lacking. However, the carpet in the men's mosque is truly amazing.

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Bury. Lancs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

All I can say is that what everyone else had said is perfectly true - a monumental experience. The staff are very pleasant and helpful, and the gardens are beautiful.

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