Museum

Museum

A museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of scientific, artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.[1] Most large museums are located in major cities throughout the world and more local ones exist in smaller cities, towns and even the countryside. Museums have varying aims, ranging from serving researchers and specialists to serving the general public

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Fort

Fort

The oasis of Bahla owes its prosperity to the Banu Nebhan, the dominant tribe in the area from the 12th to the end of the 15th century. The ruins of the immense fort, with its walls and towers of unbaked brick and its stone foundations, is a remarkable example of this type of fortification and attests to the power of the Banu Nebhan.

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Castle

Castle

A castle is a type of fortified structure built in Europe and the Middle East during the Middle Ages by nobility. Scholars debate the scope of the word castle, but usually consider it to be the private fortified residence of a lord or noble. This is distinct from a palace, which is not fortified; from a fortress, which was not always a residence for nobility; and from a fortified settlement, which was a public defence – though there are many similarities among these types of construction.

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Dolphin Village

Dolphin Village

Oman is home to many dolphin and whale speces. Almost all year rould dolphin can be found within close proximity to the cost. The most accessible part of the coast of Oman lies directly off the capital, Muscat. Here there are various tour operators offering dolphin-watching trips.

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

The mosque was completed in 2001 to mark the 30th year of the reign of Sultan Qaboos. It’s one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen, showcasing artistry in every detail, and surrounded by extensive gardens with colourful flowers and the greenest and finest lawns.

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Al Alam Palace

Al Alam Palace

The Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman located in Muscat.The palace has a history of over 200 years, built by Imam Sultan bin Ahmed the 7th direct grandfather of the current Sultan.

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Marina Bandar

Marina Bandar

Marina Bandar Al-Rowdha, the largest, oldest and most prominent superyacht marina in Oman, has become a new member of “Destinations”. This represents the international network of exclusive superyacht marinas, created by ART Marine Marinas, the leading marina management company in the Middle East.

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Oman sail

Oman sail

In 2008 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said gave his blessing for Oman Sail to be formed. Our initial objective was to create a sailing race around the world from Muscat to Muscat, to build a sailing school to teach young Omanis the sport and reinstate the maritime eminence the country once had. Having fulfilled those early objectives, the scale and ambition of Oman Sail continues to grow by the year.

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