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Bawshar dunes

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  Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Water sports and diving

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  Suwadi Al Batha, Oman  |  Get direction

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Turtle, dolphin and bird watching

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  Ash Sharqiyah St, Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Desert safari

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  Wahiba Sands, Oman  |  Get direction

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Trekking and rock climbing

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  Jabal Misht، Oman  |  Get direction

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Nakhal Fort

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  Nakhl, Oman  |  Get direction

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Horse and camel racing

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  Al Kamil Wal Wafi, Oman  |  Get direction

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Souqs

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  Southwest Asia، Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

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  Sultan Qaboos St, ولاية بوشر، Oman  |  Get direction

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Twenty3 Extreme

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  Qurum، Muscat 133, Oman  |  Get direction

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Oryx Adventures Motorcycle Tours

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  2470, Al Ansab Heights Road, P.O. Box 238, Al Harthy Complex, مسقط 118, Oman  |  Get direction

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Jabl Shams and Nizwa

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  Jebel Shams, Jabal Shams, Oman  |  Get direction

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Wadi Arbayeen

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  Wadi Al Arbeieen, Oman  |  Get direction

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Night at the Royal Opera House Muscat and Traditional Dinner

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  Royal Opera House، Al Kharjiyah Street، Muscat 103, Oman  |  Get direction

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Nizwa Forts

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  Nizwa, Oman  |  Get direction

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Wadi Shab

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  Wadi Ash Shab, Oman  |  Get direction

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Jabal Akhdar Green Mountains Tour

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  Jabal Akhdar, Oman  |  Get direction

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Al Ain Tour from Dubai

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  Al Buraimi, Oman  |  Get direction

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Jebel Shams

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  Jebel Shams, Jabal Shams, Oman  |  Get direction

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Sharqiya Sands

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  Oman  |  Get direction

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Camel Safari Oman Wahiba Sands 2 Days Trekking

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  Wahiba Sands, Oman  |  Get direction

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Museum of Illusions

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  Muscat Grand Mall، Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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The National Museum

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  Old Muscat, Al Saidiya St, Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Aquarium and Marine Science & Fisheries Centre

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  Al Saidiya St, Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Mohammed Al Ameen Mosque

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  23rd July St, Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Wahiba Sands&Wadi Bani Khalid desert Safari

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  Wahiba Sands, Oman  |  Get direction

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Nakhl Rustaq

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  Nakhl, Oman  |  Get direction

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Parliament Building

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  Al-Bustan, Oman  |  Get direction

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PDO Oil & Gas Exhibition

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  Qurm, Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Old Castle Museum

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  35, Al Kamil Wal Wafi, Oman  |  Get direction

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Sohar

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  Sohar, Oman  |  Get direction

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Kalbuh Bay Park

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  Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Ubar

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  Ubar, Oman  |  Get direction

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Majlis al Jinn

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  Qurayyat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Al Wusta Wildlife Reserve

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  Al Wusta Governorate, Oman  |  Get direction

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Al Hoota Cave

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  Al Hoota Caves Access Road, Rwadah-Hamra Road, Western Hajar, Oman  |  Get direction

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Jebel Humr

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  Oman  |  Get direction

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Bilad Sur Castle

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  Sur, Oman  |  Get direction

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Seeb Corniche

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  Dama St, Sib, Oman  |  Get direction

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Museum of the Frankincense Land

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  Salalah, Oman  |  Get direction

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Taqah Castle

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  Taqah, Oman  |  Get direction

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Marina Bandar Al Rowdha

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  POBox 940، Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Al Riyam Park

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  Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Omani-French Museum

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  Muscat, Oman  |  Get direction

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Bait-Al-Baranda

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Things to do in Muscat, Oman

First visits to Muscat can be as daunting and disorienting as they are enchanting. It's often hard to know where to begin: what should you be prioritizing on your first days of sightseeing and exploring in the capital? It's just so easy to get drawn down charming little cobbled streets and old passageways, or to feel overwhelmed by the endless list of city museums and monuments suggested in your guidebook.

Most of the city is, of course, worth seeing and exploring. But especially if you're a first-time visitor to the Oman capital, there are a few tourist attractions that you'll likely want to focus on when you arrive.

Without further ado, here are our picks for the city's 50+ most unforgettable sights and attractions, singled out for their mass popularity, historical importance, and sheer "wow" factor.