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Address: Al Kharijiyah Street, Muscat, Oman
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Second trip to Oman

Royal Opera House is beautiful word never will be able to describe the beauty. The keeping the design from Oman history is wonderful. We took a cab from Grand Mosque for 6... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Royal Opera House is beautiful word never will be able to describe the beauty. The keeping the design from Oman history is wonderful. We took a cab from Grand Mosque for 6 dinars to Royal Opera House. The cost of the tour is 2 dinars about 5 US. The guide was good little lacking on English. While there the staff... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This is a massive structure. So much money was used and great architecture was employed to build this magnificent structure. This location is perfect (along Ruwi Road). There are hotels and a beautiful beach nearby. But one needs to buy tickets for the show well in advance. Good news is, you can book and buy online. A great place to... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I am writing this only from the experience of walking around the Galleria and the foyer of the Opera House. Unfortunately we could not make the morning tour and the 14 / 15 opera season has finished so we could not fit in a performance either. We sneaked a peak further into the Opera House which is stunning in its... More 

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Muscat, Masqat, Oman
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The venue is just amazing, just as the selection of performances, and it's part of a compound that includes some shops and restaurants. An absolute must, if you visit of live in Oman.

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Muscat, Oman
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful places to visit in Muscat. Great architecture. Visitors to Muscat should not miss this place.

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

No detail was spared to make this Opera House spectacular and ornate. The shows are fantastic as well.

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Muscat Governorate, Oman
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It's just amazing The opera theater, the restaurants in the opera and the fancy shopping area If someone is going to Muscat he must visit the opera house

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Tours are daily from 8.30 to 10.30am and take you around the Opera House, explaining some of the background, architecture and decor. If you can't get to a performance, this is the next best thing. Cost 2OMR so good value.

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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you are lucky enough to be in Oman while a production is playing this is a must attend. The architecture alone is a must see but also the vibe and energy is to be experienced. Get dressed up and enjoy a night of wonderful entertainment and fun.

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Kilchberg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I bought tickets online for the performance of the New Orleans Preservation Hall Jazz Band before we travelled to Oman. The Royal Opera House is a beautiful building, which in itself would have been worth the trip. The concert was fantastic!

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