Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
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. Put Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque at the forefront of your travel plans using our Muscat day trip planning site.
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  • Don’t miss this beautiful mosque with a huge Persian silk/ wool carpet! It’s amazing place with beautiful garden outside.  more »
  • Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the largest mosque that Qaboos bin Said Sultan of Oman ordered to build. The mosque is located in the governorate of Muscat. It was ordered to be built in 1992. It was....  more »
  • Such an amazing place, i visited with my wife on her visit to Oman. Beautifully landscaped gardens which gives you lots of photo opportunities as well as the scenic view of the surroundings. One of the must visit places in Muscat Oman. inside architecture and and the cultural paint works are breathtaking and the good thing is you are allowed to take photos inside. If you are a tourist and a non-Muslim, make sure you plan your visit between times mentioned below, Non-Muslims can visit the Grand Mosque from 8am to 11am on Saturday to Thursday. Hope this will give you an rough idea before your visit.
  • Absolutely fantastic building! Beautiful architecture thought through to the last detail. Unfortunately can be quite crowded during visiting hours in the morning with groups from the cruise ships. So better check the cruise ship schedule and go there when no ship is in port. Then the experience would have been even better. Nonetheless was great to visit. Super clean and well managed.

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