Muscat Blog by Muscateer
Muscat is a real world city – with some of the most famous buildings, museums and galleries in the world and 2000 years of history to go with them.
But it’s not just looking backwards, there’s always a new bar, play or concert to see.
Muscat is also one of the most international cities, with people from all around the world making their home here, so it’s just as easy to get Indian street food as it is a roast dinner.
Muscat has a number of museums for example Museum of Omani Heritage, National Museum of Oman. Recent projects include an opera house. One of the most notable new projects is the Oman National Museum. It is expected to be an architectural jewel along with the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque.
The population of the city is over 630 000. The rocky Western Al Hajar Mountains dominate the landscape of Muscat. The city lies on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman. Low-lying white buildings typify most of Muscat´s urban landscape, while the port-district of Muttrah, with its corniche and harbor, form the north-eastern periphery of the city.
Muscat´s economy, like that of Oman, is dominated by trade. The more traditional exports of the city included dates, Nacre, and fish. Many of the souks of Muttrah sell these items and traditional Omani artifacts.
Muscat is one of the most beautiful cities in Oman – it’s no wonder that it’s the capital city of this stunning country. Between must-see attractions, magnificent cities and fancy roads. Use this Muscat blog for discovering more things about our beautify Muscat and Oman.