Al Alam Royal Palace, Muscat Governorate

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Al Alam Royal Palace by using our Muttrah day trip tool .
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  • You can't visit the exterior of the Palace of the Sultan, is not impressive but especially for the location. has two identical inputs towards the sea and the mountain.
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  • Located in the old city of Muthra the palace is magnificient and is perfect for photo op. It is a must visit place and the places around it and the waterfront are really good. They are very well maint...  more »
  • the building that you can only visit from the outside is very nice well taken care of, you can take pictures and beautiful gardens. It is virtually on the sea on the end of the frame of Muttrah. even the landscaping beautiful and impressive, there's a strong an old control tower where you can climb up to the top where there is a lovely view of the sea and the mountains.
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  • 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.
  • Great place to visit in Muscat near the Oman National Museum
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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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