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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat, Oman
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Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

A mixture of Andalusian and Moroccan/Tunisian architectural beauty.(personal point of view) Great for a quick visit in between activities.(30 mins max)

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was a very impressive mosque with a magical atmosphere. Well worth a visit. The surrounding grounds were full of birdsong and the climate was just nice in the morning. The Omani people are so calm and seem to go about their lives with such ease compared with some other middle east nationalities.

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Just Amazing! Astonished by the greatness which man ascribe to God almighty! A place must be visited.

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Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

All that you expect - big, dramatic, marvelous floors and carpets, huge chandelier, curiously smaller area for women and afterwards a surprising welcome - coffee and dates under the palm trees. Be prepared for vigorous debate.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Perfect location, massive with well maintained and serene gardens. The persian carpets inside the mosque is a wonder in itself.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If your in Muscat you must give this a visit - its stunning experience whatever your religion.. the two buildings have amazing décor and certainly worth a visit.

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Beautiful and peaceful Grand Mosque ... mixing all type of Islamic arts in one place. You will just set and look around the beauty of the pieces available in the mosque.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

There was nothing to dislike. The grounds are being kept really nicely and some parts look a little bare but it's because they're redeveloping some of the flower beds. The construction site opposite is a bit unsightly. But then that's not the Grand Mosque is it? The Mosque itself is beautiful from a distance and up close it just gets... More

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is one structure I found which had painstakingly incorporated Islamic architecture from the world over, as much as can be. and all in equal measure. Very thoughtful and respectful. The place is evident of the piousness the country holds for its faith. Surely, a place to go down in the annals of Islamic history from the modern world.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

the only problem was the weather - but no one can help that. make sure you are checking the timings because it closes around 11Am and is not opened on Fridays. It has a very beautiful hall in the men s pray section (women and children are allowed to visit).

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