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Explore Muscat in Oman

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

Interactive map of Muscat

Current time in Muscat is now 05:50 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Muscat " with a 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, and Al Sohar. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Bandar Abbas . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Muscat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Reisevideo Oman - Muscat - Tag 1

1:16 min by Nikki und Michi Dunker
Views: 11572 Rating: 4.00 - Reisevideo Oman. Nikki und Michi auf einer Rundreise durch das Sultanat Oman. Erster Tag in der Hauptstadt Muscat (Maskat, Masqat). das Reisevideo kann in HD-Qualität angeschaut ..

Oman, Muscat and Salalah Worldcruise's photos around Muscat, Oman (muscat to salalah by road)

2:12 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
Views: 4778 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Worldcruise's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ..

THE GUIDING LIGHT: AL MANARA ; مشروع المنارة - مسقط

2:56 min by OmanProjects
Views: 4322 Rating: 4.73

The concept of Al Manara is rooted in the nature of Oman and in the interpre-tation of the site where the Cornice meets the sea. Al Manara is a landmark raised on this outermost point of the public pr ..

Best Photos near Muscat, Oman - Incl. Muscat Gate Museum, The View South, A Long Palace Corridor

2:05 min by tripadvisorTRIPWOWf
Views: 1756 Rating: 0.00 The best pictures of Muscat taken by travel bloggers at the web's premier travel blogging platform. Slideshow created at by TripAdvisor™. Top Pics of ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Al Alam Palace

The Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman located in Muscat.

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Located at 23.62 58.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Muscat, Oman, Omani monarchy, Palaces in Oman

Fort Al-Mirani

Fort Al-Mirani is a fort in the harbour of the city of Muscat, Oman.

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Located at 23.62 58.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Forts in Oman

Capture of Muscat (1552)

The Capture of Muscat occurred in 1552, when an Ottoman fleet under Piri Reis attacked Muscat, modern Oman, and seized the town from the Portuguese. These events followed the important Ottoman defeat in the Second Siege of Diu in 1546, which put a stop to their attempts in India, but also the successful Capture of Aden (1548), which allowed the Ottomans to resist to the Portuguese in the northwestern part of the Indian Ocean.

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Located at 23.61 58.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1552 in Asia, 16th century in the Ottoman Empire, Conflicts in 1552, Piri Reis, Sieges involving Portugal, Sieges involving the Ottoman Empire, Sieges of the Ottoman–Portuguese conflicts, Suleiman the Magnificent

Muscat Gate Museum

The Muscat Gate Museum is a museum, located on Al Saidiya Street, Muscat, Oman. Opened in January 2001, the museum contains displays about Oman's history from the Neolithic times to the present. It has a number of special exhibits on Muscat's water springs, the ancient wells, underground channels, the souks, houses, mosques, harbors and forts.

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Located at 23.62 58.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 2001 establishments in Oman, Muscat, Oman, Museums established in 2001, Museums in Oman


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.

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Located at 23.62 58.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Gulf of Oman, Populated places in the Muscat Governorate


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Muscat