Salalah 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.