Al Alam Royal Palace, Muscat Governorate

4.2
#4 of 28 in Historic Sites in Oman
Stop by and take some photos at Al Alam Royal Palace, one of six residences of Oman’s ruler, Sultan Qaboos. Situated in Old Muscat, the palace was built in 1972, and is usually used by the sultan to receive guests and host official functions. Although visitors are not allowed to enter the grounds, you can view the extravagant mansion and its meticulously manicured lawns from the gate. Make Al Alam Royal Palace a part of your Muttrah vacation plans using our Muttrah itinerary planner.
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  • July 21, 2017
    Easy parking here, and larger than expected grounds. Were not allowed into the palace but still a good photo shoot.  more »
  • July 13, 2017
    The building is Ok but not beautiful enough to make an effort to visit unless its part of an organized tour. You can see the first from here too but as you can't go inside any of them you're limited t...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Wonderful experience in Oman. We were on a cruise in Asia in the context of 30 years of wedding day. We went about words in Singapore and ended up in Abu Dhabi.
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  • July 14, 2017
    Nice area to visit and walk around. Nevertheless is not possible to go inside the palace, it is worth to see it from outside and enjoy the nice environment of the surroundings.
  • July 17, 2017
    Great place to visit in Muscat near the Oman National Museum
  • April 24, 2017
    Really nice and special palace. Architecture is great never saw a palace like this. To bad that its closed for public but a must see when in Muscat. The area around is also nice to see and worth a visit.
  • April 23, 2017
    Gorgeous architecture and grounds. The palace itself is closed to the public but the grounds around it are a must visit, especially since you can freely walk and enjoy the scenery!
  • December 13, 2016
    Great place to visit. The palace itself is closed to the public, but you can enjoy beautiful territory, views and architecture. Watch out for the parrots that live in the garden.

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