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Muscat Destination Guide

Explore Muscat in Oman.

Muscat in the region of Masqaţ with it's 797,000 inhabitants is a town in Oman and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Muscat in Oman

Current time in Muscat is now 02:47 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Muscat" with an UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Bandar Abbas, Yiti, Tawiyan Yiti, Sur, Al Sohar or Dikkah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Al Wutayyah, Sidab, Sayh al Malih, Ruwi, Riyam and Al Jissah. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

33°C / 92 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 996.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 26th of April 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 34°C (93 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)
Thursday, 27th of April 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 30°C (86 °F)
Night: 29°C (83 °F)
Friday, 28th of April 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 28°C (82 °F)

Videos

Car Drifting in Muscat Oman - Omani Car ...

03:03 min ( May 08, 2012 by MrZuQha)
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02:12 min ( November 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 4,778 - Rating: 5/5

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01:47 min ( March 29, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW2)
Views: 894 - Rating: 0/5

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Best Photos near Muscat Oman - Incl Mu...

02:05 min ( November 20, 2010 by tripadvisorTRIPWOWf)
Views: 1,756 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com The best pictures of Muscat taken by travel bloggers at TravelPod.com the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at TripWow.com by TripAdvisor. Top Pics of M...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Muscat during the next days.

26
Apr
2017

Property Investment Workshop Muscat

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
More on eventful.com.

11
May
2017

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification In Muscat, Oman

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

23
May
2017

COBIT 5 Assessor Certification Training In Muscat, Oman

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
More on eventful.com.

10
Sep
2017

EduTraC Oman – Higher Education, Training & Career Expo 2017

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

Electro Oman 2017

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

09
Oct
2017

Oman Health Exhibition & Conference 2017

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

Infra Oman 2017

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
More on eventful.com.

23
Oct
2017

Oman Franchise Expo & Conference 2017

Beginning: 12:30 pm (12:30).
More on eventful.com.

20
Nov
2017

ICT 1st International Conference On Cement & Concrete Technology

Beginning: 08:00 am (08:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Muttrah

Muttrah, population 150,000 (2003), is a city located in the Muscat province of Oman. Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman. It is still a center of commerce as one of largest sea ports of the region is located there. Other landmarks include Souq Muttrah, a traditional bazaar and Sour Al-Lawatiah, a small community of houses surrounded by an old wall. Muttrah is also a map in a popular Battlefield 2 mod, Project Reality.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.61, 58.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Gulf of Oman, Populated places in the Muscat Governorate

Ruwi

Ruwi is commercial hub and the main business district of Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. It's located around 5 km from the main residential localities of Al-Khuwair, Madinat Al Sultan Qaboos, Shati Al-Qurm and Al-Qurm. One of the oldest parts of Muscat Ruwi was known for its narrow streets and old buildings some of which were demolished in the 1970s to build commercial structures.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.61, 58.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in the Muscat Governorate

Central Bank of Oman

The Central Bank of Oman was established in December 1974 and began operations on 1 April 1975. It replaced the Oman Currency Board as the principal currency authority in Oman. The Central Bank of Oman is responsible for maintaining the stability of the national currency the Omani Rial and ensuring monetary and financial stability in a deregulated and open financial system.

More reading: Central Bank of Oman homepage
Located at 23.61, 58.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1974 establishments in Oman, Banks established in 1974, Banks of Oman, Central banks, Economy of Oman, Government of Oman

Bandar Jissah

Bandar Jissah is a coastal town in northeastern Oman. It is located at around {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:23|33|5|N|58|38|34|E| | |name= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.61, 58.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated coastal places in Oman, Populated places in the Muscat Governorate

Royal Oman Police Stadium

Royal Oman Police Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Muscat, Oman. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Oman Club. The stadium has a capacity of 15,000 people. The stadium is maintained by the Royal Oman Police and plays host to various national cultural events and parades.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 23.61, 58.59 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Oman, Multi-purpose stadiums in Oman, Sports venues in Oman

Quote of the moment

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

Freya Stark