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The Royal Opera House Muscat is Oman's premier venue for musical arts and culture. The opera house is located in Shati Al-Qurm district of Muscat on Sultan Qaboos Street. Built on the royal orders of Sultan Qaboos of Oman, the Royal Opera House reflects unique contemporary Omani architecture, and has a capacity to accommodate maximum of 1,100 people. The opera house complex consists of a concert theatre, auditorium, formal landscaped gardens, cultural market with retail, luxury restaurants and an art centre for musical, theatrical and operatic productions. Wikipedia
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Half-Day Private Muscat City Tour
We will take you through the gorgeous city of Muscat where we will first visit the grand mosque is one of the biggest 1-piece handmade Iranian carpet in the world and can comfortably accommodate up to 20,000 worshippers. Then drive you around the ministries and the Royal Opera House area which is leading arts, and culture organization in the Oman. The vision of the Opera House is to serve as a center of excellence in global cultural engagement. Then visit Qurum Beach Photo Stop and we will take you to have a taste the Omani bread with honey and karak tea. Muttrah Souk is next, where you can find various souvenirs and Muttrah Souq one of the oldest marketplaces in Oman, after we will show you the Al Alam palace, the official palace of his majesty. Next visit the 2 Portuguese forts of Al Jalali and Al Mirani photo stop are next on the itinerary.
Muscat City Tours Full Day
We start tour visit of the Royal Opera House, Oman’s premiere venue for musical arts and culture! next our guide will take you to the Grand Mosque, standing her in stately grandeur. Admire one of the most beautiful and extravagant modern mosques in the world, with a blend of Islamic, Middle Eastern and Omani architectural styles. Smell the odor of the perfumes at the Amouage Factory! Name as the home of the world’s most valuable perfume! From there we continue the tour to the famous fish and vegetable market in Muttrah and MuttrahSouq! Explore the traditional souq with its mix of old and new handcrafts. . Enjoy a relaxing walk along the Corniche and at the Sultan’s Palace, surrounded by the 16th Century Portuguese forts of Jalali and Mirani. One of our last stops today is the Bait Al Zubair Museum, learn about the Omani culture and the Sultanate´s history. Qantab, a lonely situated fisherman´s village is our first stop after the lunch break. Continuing to Bandar Khayran,
Muscat City Tour frensh or Italien Guide
Start your Half-Day Muscat City Tour from the Sultan Qaboos Mosque-Grand Mosque, the 5th biggest Mosque in the world (please consider the dress code). The Mosque is open from 0800 HRS till 1100 HRS (except Friday).Pass the embassy quarter and enjoy a guided tour through the beautiful Royal Opera House. After this you drive to Muttrah Souk, the oldest souk in Oman. Then you drive to Visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum. Continue to Al Alam Palace (photo stop), which is flanked by two Portuguese Forts, called Al Mirani and Al Jalali.
Muscat city tour (price per vehicle)
Muscat is the capital and the largest city of Sultanate of Oman, with us (Muscat Advanced Tourism ) you will enjoy by visiting this beautiful places after meeting our Omani Guides ( Depart Muscat continue drive to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and gain insight into Islamic architecture and tradition. Leaving the mosque, then continue drive to the Opera House after that , continue drive to Muttrah souk. Then Our next stop is the magnificent Al Alam Palace in old Muscat which is the official Palace of his Majesty Royal Highness Sultan Qaboos. Then we will continue drive to forts Mirani & Jalali. Then we will visit the Bait Al Zubair Museum, after finishing will continue drive to the hotel )
Half Day Tour in Muscat (except on Friday)
This half-day tour in the city starts in the morning taking you to the enlightening Sultan Qaboos Grande Mosque, experience Oman through time at the Bait AL Zubair, a trip to the Traditional Markets (Souks) at the Muttrah known for its Gold, Silver and Wooden Adornments and finally a walk around the Old Town of Muscat including a visit to the Al Alam Palace and16th Century Forts, Jalali and Mirani. Photo stop at the Royal Opera House if time allows.