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Address: Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat, Oman
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No words can decribe the grandeur of this place.It is breathtaking in terms of gardens,fountains.One visit is not sufficient. Do take care of timings and days of visit before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

No words can decribe the grandeur of this place.It is breathtaking in terms of gardens,fountains.One visit is not sufficient. Do take care of timings and days of visit before planning.Full hands covering and head covering is compulsory. So wear full hands and be equipped with shawls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have visited the mosque twice. It is an architectural gem. Worth more than one visit. A challenge to finding it is that there is no sign on the highway as to which exit to take. However, if is visible from the highway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The best looking building and religious place in muscat. Bestowed with perfect backdrop of mountains and the other side with city. Go on any working day before 11am if with ladies and kids except on Friday and holy month as it's busy with prayers and guess it's closed for visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

this is quite a spectacular mosque amid gardens, trees and fountains. a great place to get away from the heat, but also to experience the grandeur of the vast building complex. shoes can be place in cubby holes - remember where you left them, though!

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I visited this mosque on last eid in 2014. I am happy that i went there and said my eid prayer there. After that i enjoyed the beautiful architecture, water fountains and gardens of the mosque by roaming around every inch of it. I fell in love with its chandeliers, they were so beautiful. Loved the beautiful small springs kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is worth the visit, and, if you want to better understand Islam culture, go there with a good guide that explains all details. I have read a review telling that children under 6 years are not allowed, I have heard this before visiting the Mosque, but when there with a 3 years old daughter there were no problems with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's one of the few things to visit in Muscat. it's nice but the opening hours are a bit of a pain. The Mosque itself is stunning but perhaps because it's sort of new it's not that impressive to me personally. The grounds are sort of boring in my opinion. But agin worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Having lived in Indonesia and traveled widely to many mosque rich countries, I would like to think I am pretty well versed in Islamic art and architecture. This mosque blew me away. Borrowing from all the great mosques before it, its wonderous from the exterior and simply staggering from inside. Take time to walk the walls looking at examples of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. If you don't have a guide, then it would be useful to read up on the internet to fully appreciate the history behind the carpet, chandelier etc. Long sleeves and long trousers/dress required for men & women. Women to wear a head scarf.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most beautiful buildings we have ever visited. It is a very moving place, although we are not religious, and is a place that we will always remember.

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Address: Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat, Oman
Location: Middle East  >  Oman  >  Muscat Governorate  >  Muscat

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