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Corniche

Address: Oman
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Muscat City Sightseeing Tour - A Fascinating...
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Muscat, Oman
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81 reviews 81 reviews
23 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

About a 3 km stroll. The harbour on one side, the other has Muttrah Souk, manicured gardens, jagged hills topped with fortlets and a giant incense burner. Best time to go is after 19:00. The lights really create an amazing atmosphere. Combine with a visit to the souk (get off the main passageway to find the alleys selling gold -... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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293 reviews 293 reviews
172 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Borders the Souk and the working port. There is a spectacular castle near the end. Look out for the crabs & birds at the waters edge.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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322 reviews 322 reviews
141 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

You have the sea/port on the right hand side if you walk into town, with the city/mountains on the left hand side. Nice grass and flowers. Boris's Bicycles (from London) have arrived in Muscat and can be used if so required. Good to walk.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

amazing place, not massive but a must see. Nice Cafes, pleasant people, a little touristy but nice overall

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Definitely worth a few visits at least. Very relaxing and beautiful place to relax in. Lots of lovely souk shopping to be done and delicious fruit juice and food. Should def go for long walks or a jog if you can.

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Perth, Australia
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985 reviews 985 reviews
430 attraction reviews
574 helpful votes 574 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Its a worthwhile and pleasant stroll by Muttrah's attractive low-rise seafront (and four lanes of traffic, unfortunately). The light on the city and mountains is better in the late afternoon than in the morning, and its a bit livelier too.

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Doha, Qatar
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The corniche provides a lovely place to walk with the ocean on one side and the mountains surrounding you. There are places to stop and sit, and plenty flowers to beautify the spot further. It's very clean and it's nice to view the boats along the water's edge. There was also a spot where some local young boys were playing... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The Walk along Muttrah Corniche and visit to the Muttrah Souq were amongst my favourite attractions in Muscat. You can see the mountains change colour as the sun sets over the sea and the city lights up in the evening. Although the place is bustling with tourists and shopkeepers through out day, I found it exceptionally beautiful around sunset. There... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We just enjoyed the walk from the Souq as for as long as we had time. Enjoyed the waterfront. Make sure to take note of the size of the Sultan's yacht!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
93 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Corniche is a nice walkway which runs for about three kilometers along the harbour from the Muttrah Souk to the Palace. You can find pristine gardens and fountains along this stretch. At the northern end of the Cornish there is a fish market and the dhow harbour, where the dhows anchor to unload the catches of the day. It... More 

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