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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  • Expansive space on the front of the palace with well manicured landscape bordered by the National Museum across the courtyard and mountains on two sides. The sea faces the back portion of the Palace a...  more »
  • Royal Palace with gardens and rich decorations: you can admire only externally and checks with discretion
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  • Too bad you can see only from the outside. Despite this, also for the utmost care of the gardens and surrounding areas, it is easy to imagine life beyond the gate. A photo stop is absolutely recommended.
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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.
  • 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.
  • It is very nice form outside but prohibited to the visitors. The area is quiet and very huge with nice and coloured flowers surrounding the buildings.

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