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“A must vist in Muscat”

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Ranked #1 of 93 things to do in Muscat
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

This beautiful building and surrounding gardens is a must see. The craftsmanship and scale is spectacular.

Thank Carolyn_Ian
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

A great piece of art - a tale of wood and stone. Nice carpet, decorations and lights. A very peaceful place.

Thank Zlatinka
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

Not to be missed.Outstandingly beautiful.Not many mosques allow non muslim women to visit so go if you can.Check the times before you visit because it only allows tourists in at certain times.The hours for visitors are pretty strict -- 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and no exceptions Men as well as women must cover their arms and legs.So no western style shorts. Women must wear a headscarf and cover hair, neck and shoulders.So take a large scarf.
You are allowed to take photos so make sure your batteries are fully charged. May be worth a bit of research before you go.So that you fully appreciate what you are seeing.
I would visit again if I had the chance.

Thank ChrisGodsall
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

An absolute must for anyone young and old to see! Most elegant and beautiful mosque with amazing gardens and architecture!
Note that it is only open from 8am to 11am for non-muslims and respectable dress code is a must! Long pants and long sleeves for women also covering for their heads is required.

Thank Theodore G
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

I can't recommend making the effort to visit this stunning mosque strongly enough -- it was magnificent and hard to believe that such fine craftsmanship still exists today. The hours for visitors are pretty strict -- 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., and no exceptions made, so you must get there during those hours. After visiting the mosque itself I would recommend touring the complex -- it's beautiful and has a marvelous arcade on the perimeter decorated with gorgeous mosaic and ceramic Islamic panels. Be sure to allow time to do this before prayers, because you'll be asked to leave then.

Thank Helen B
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