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Muscat Half-Day City Tour with Audio Guiding

1. Muscat Half-Day City Tour with Audio Guiding

Discover the rich blend of ancient and modern architecture of Muscat on a half-day city tour. Learn how the city has undergone dramatic development in the past 3 decades, yet managed to preserve its age-old culture and heritage. Your driver will show you how to use the audio guide system to benefit the GPS enabled commentary that follows the tour. Start with a visit to the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, and then continue through the Ministries' area to see a number of modern buildings with a touch of ancient, Islamic architecture. Go to the fish market and explore the narrow alleyways of the Muttrah souk to soak up the scent of exotic spices, coffee beans and ancient remedies. Learn more about the history of Oman at the Bait Al Zubair Museum. Take a souvenir photo at the magnificent Al Alam Palace, flanked by the twin Portuguese forts of Mirani and Jalali. Itinerary: • 45 mins in Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque • 15 mins in the fish market • 30 mins in the Bait Al Zubair Museum  • 10 mins for a photo stop in Al Alam Palace • 10 mins for a photo stop in Mirani & Jalali • 30 mins in Muttrah Souq

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From Muscat: Private Customized Tour with Car and Driver

2. From Muscat: Private Customized Tour with Car and Driver

The day begins with pickup from your hotel or selected location in a comfortable 6-seater SUV. Let your friendly driver know which sights and attractions you wish to visit, then sit back and relax as you soak up the city views towards your first destination. There’s plenty to see, do, and explore in the beautiful city of Muscat. Recommended highlights include the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Bait Al Zubair Cultural Center, Al Alam Palace, the Royal Opera House, and more. There’s also an array of museums, parks, souks, forts, lagoons, and beaches waiting to be discovered. You can visit as many destinations as possible within the time allotted. At the end of an unforgettable day, enjoy drop-off back to your accommodation.

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Muscat: City Tour of Grand Mosque, Old Souqs, Museum, & Fort

3. Muscat: City Tour of Grand Mosque, Old Souqs, Museum, & Fort

After pickup from your hotel, start your half-day tour of Oman’s charming capital. Drive through the embassy quarter to the stunning Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Admire the architectural beauty of its sandstone domes, minarets, and courtyards, and visit the main prayer hall.   Continue the journey with a visit to Souq Muttrah, a traditional and old-fashioned Arab market place promoting Oman’s cultural heritage. Visit the waterside fish market and stroll along the corniche to see the elegant merchant houses. Then, head to the Main Souq, filled with perfume shops and clothes stalls — the perfect place to find souvenirs. Enjoy a photo-stop in front of the Twin Portuguese Forts, Al Jalali and Al-Mirani. Then visit the beautifully designed Al Alam Palace for a photo stop. This is the official palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos. Your final stop is at Bait Al Zubair Museum, to learn about Omani culture before you return to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Bait Al Zubair Museum

Overall rating

3.7 / 5

based on 108 reviews

Great tour that’s covers all the main sites of Muscat. Our guide Abdullah was always very helpful, polite, and friendly. Also super informative about Muscat and the Muslim religion, I feel we learned a lot. He bought lunch and souvenirs for us, which was such a lovely touch. Overall, great experience!

The tour was nicely organized. Abdul is an excellent guide, sharing interesting facts about the Islamic culture while visiting the Mosque and the other places. Recommended!

Great driver. Muscat is a very beautiful city. With children the individual tour was great. Driver responds to all requests. I can only recommend it.

The tour was very interesting. Everything was perfect. The guide was very friendly. Also the driver.

Great review of the city, interesting information and new things to see.