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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat

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Built out of light beige sandstone, with sprawling halls and grounds, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque features a 95.5 m (300 ft) minaret and adornments in the form of massive, intricate Persian-style prayer rugs and a giant chandelier imported from Italy. To visit during open hours, dress modestly, remove your shoes, and if you are a woman, cover your hair. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and many more Muscat attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Muscat tour planner.
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As the capital city, Muscat has a a good range of accommodations to suit the needs and wants of those who arrive in the sultanate. The city center stands out as the best place to look, whether you want something luxurious or budget-conscious, with most of the options located between the scenic waterfront and 23rd July Street. In particularly prominent spots sit a number of luxury options, with extra facilities galore and great access to the city's malls and attractions. Side streets house a decent number of guesthouses, with those positioned further from the center representing the real budget-friendly options in Muscat.
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  • Visiting during Ramadan proved restrictive (as one would expect) so I was unable to enter this magnificent structure. Built in true Omani fashion and set in front of the rock desert that can, at times...  more »
  • Not be missed if you visit Abu Dhabi. A really beautiful place. Despite my taking care with what I wore to be respectful i was offered a robe to wear. Therefore do not worry too much, like I did, over...  more »
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is really a must seen in Muscat. One of the most beautiful mosques ever been in my life. The decor inside the mosque is unique and is such a wonderful place to relax especia...  more »
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  • Lovely place although there is no place to cross the main road if you are coming from Ruwi then try to reach the main entrance and not from the side. It is a good place for photography do check my clicks.
  • Masha Allah very lovely place, well maintained however need to have some arrangement for visitors in terms of transportation.
  • The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is very well built and very nice inside and out. We regard this mosque as the best we have seen and we have been in many. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The gardens and surroundings are very well kept and pleasant to walk around.
  • I came here for the opening prayer and its beautiful as it was opened well maintained and peaceful place to be
  • One of the best mosque ever seen great architect, well decorated garden, and they have world largest handmade carpet in side main praying hall.