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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  • The site is beautiful, perfect construction. Not be visited. But the style is incongruous. We like it or not.
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  • The palace is interesting, but you can only see it from the gates. Before you leave after your photo, do check out the surrounding buildings, some of which have some interesting architecture and are q...  more »
  • If you are in the area the palace is worth stopping by to see as it is a magnificent and beautiful building. However I would not bother if it is not on your route.  more »
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  • The palace has a facade of gold and blue and is off-limits to visitors, one can however get some snaps of the palace from the gate. There are some beautifully maintained gardens in and around the palace. The palace is at the center of a long pedestrian boulevard that lined with prim and proper garden beds and extravagant government buildings on either side.
  • One of the favorite photography location in Oman, nice landscaping and very beautiful garden at outside the palace, you can take snaps from outside the palace, One of the prime location for the tourists. elegant corridors and stunning lights will give you magical frames. Al Alam Palace has a history of over 200 years. for tourist can plan a combined trip to Al Alam palace , Old Muscat city and National Museum. Al Alam Palace is surrounded by the Mirani and Jalali Forts built in the 16th century by the Portuguese.
  • Official residence. You cannot actually enter the palace, only see it from the outside. It's in a very picturesque location. Best seen as part of a larger itenary. From Ruwi, take the No. 4 bus. This is it's last stop. The bus is best value and it's a picturesque route.
  • Lovely building, architecture is astounding. Better to go during day as you will be able to appreciate the surrounding buildings, landscape and scenic routes much better.
  • An old palace.. magnificently maintained. Stunning colors... Long Live His Majesty.

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