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Address: Al Kharijiyah Street, Muscat, Oman
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351039682440330096824403322196824403332296824403333396824403334
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The Omani are rightly proud of their lovely new opera house. We weren't lucky enough to get tickets for a performance, but the house itself is architecturally interesting... read more

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Bath
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Omani are rightly proud of their lovely new opera house. We weren't lucky enough to get tickets for a performance, but the house itself is architecturally interesting, although it was a quick tour which was somewhat lacking in vibrancy. I wouldn't say it's a 'must see' but can be included in a general city tour.

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Middle East
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The woodwork, stonework, and carpets are all in the Arab style and absolutely beautiful. What's amazing is the detailed planning that went into designing the main hall, in particular it's acoustics. We took a weekday tour which was great before we attended a performance. Well done.

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Thank Shana H
Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For me it's the most beautyful Opera House I have ever seen. The architecture inside and outside is amazing. When in Oman it's a MUST to visit.

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Thank Ursula M
Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's more than an opera house its a place of cultural spirit. Discover the spectacular design and the state of the art technology. Visit the opera galleria adjacent to it and the fabulous restaurants.

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Thank Aziz311
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My mum and I visited the Royal Opera house last week and went on the tour. We went one day and there was no tour due to rehearsals. We went back the next day and paid 3 omr each for a tour (about £6) and the building is extremely impressive and was lovely to see however I feel the price... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you get the chance, visit the Royal Opera House. It is a fantastic building in its own right but if you can see a show, even better. It was recently called 'a marvelous gem' by Placido Domingo and it really is. Beautiful, elegant, stylish, sober yet exhilarating.

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Thank OLvRR
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at InterContinental Hotel , Muscat and Royal Opera House is only less than 5 mins walk away. So we walked around the area and enjoyed the view of the opera house a bit , it was beautiful, wish we could enter to see the inside.

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Thank Thanchanok A
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Day or night, the Royal Opera House is beautiful. The architecture is fantastic. It is an attraction that is highly recommended. It is recommended for art, music and culture. Or just plain visit. It is a mix of Islamic and Italian architecture. The decoration is impressive. . .

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When I dropped by here, they were rehearsing so the opera house was closed. However I took the time to got to the attached mall which was completely empty and thus quite restful. I found an amazing high quality handicraft store showcasing fine local crafts and pottery. The standard far exceeded anything at any Souk I went to and prices... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Architecture is great. There is a little bit of high end shopping available inside. Not a place for a long visit unless you like long walks on pavement.

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