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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Address: Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat, Oman
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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

It is sheer delight to see the grandness and the exquisite architecture of the Grand Mosque. The place is surrounded by gardens and so you see some pleasant greenery in an otherwise dry country. The Mosque is really grand and built with richness. The prayer hall is very peaceful and intricately designed. It is a feeling of bliss to sit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

It's all about details inside the mosque halls and that special quiet ambiance in the park... not that impressive as Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque from outside, but inside it is a winner!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

It is worth visiting the place if you are going to Muscat. Its such a big place, with such a beautiful architectural work. The main mosque inside is ultimate. Lighting and interior decoration are very carefully done and planned. Don't miss to take full round around the Mosque, you can see the magnificent of the mosque. Best season to visit... More

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I was stunned by the art work performed on stones and roof lighting. A sight to see definitely when in Muscat.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I've been in some lovely mosques, but for me this is one of the nicest. The colors, for me were the best part. The blues and whites in addition to the wood were gorgeous. The visiting hours 8-11am make sense, because this is a working mosque and one wouldn't want tourists interfering with prayer.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit , stunning interior with beautiful mosaics, huge chandelier and carpet. Open to visitors 8-11 except Friday's. Ladies must wear long sleeves, cover their heads and long trousers or skirt.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Beautiful Mosque, just amazing to see the one piece carpet beautifully crafted. The magnificent artwork of the roof and the walls is eye catching and captivating. One of the finest piece of construction I have seen in the country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

one of the most amazing places we have visited... This mosque is simply breathtaking.....a must visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Its imposing , majestic..Calms your mind once you are inside. I just remembered this quote while I was inside " Happiness, true happiness, is an inner quality. It is a state of mind. If your mind is at peace, you are happy. If your mind is at peace, but you have nothing else, you can be happy. If you have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This mosque makes you feel really safe and traquille. The wall designs along with amazing Iranian carpet could make you stay for days pondering on the magnificent people who made them. Truly an amazing place to visit and it is a must go in Oman.

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