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Address: Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
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Grand mosque is one of the must visit place in Muscat which showcases the history of Oman with its beautiful interiors and design. The carpet on the main prayer hall is said to be... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Grand mosque is one of the must visit place in Muscat which showcases the history of Oman with its beautiful interiors and design. The carpet on the main prayer hall is said to be the largest carpet which is ever sewn. The library inside is a must see with thousands of books in it. The heavy big chandeliers are so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't miss seeing this incredible place! The size, colors, rugs, mosaics are really impressive. A really beautiful mosque.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The mosque was very well maintained and the gardens were full of colorful flowers. The mosque is open for tours only in the morning from 8 am to 11 am. The architecture and the intricacy of wooden carvings on the doors are extremely detailed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a visit whilst in Muscat! Absolutely beautiful mosque. Just remember to wear clothes that cover (there is a shop where you can rent or buy an abaya if you forget).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have time only for one attraction to visit in Muscat it has to be Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. It is beautiful, traditional and modern all together almost a fairy tale like. Audio guides are available and very helpful. If you have time to stop at the visitor center and enjoy cup of coffee with the local volunteers you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had visited grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and the Muscat/Oman one is smaller but still very impressive and rather more tasteful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time visiting! We got in no problem, but were there before 9:30 or so. When we were leaving, it was crazy trying to get in! Go to the parking lot and then walk around the Mosque to one of the other entrances. I would have liked a tour or at least the audio guide as I enjoy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you arrive and you drive past the Grand Mosque on the freeway connecting the airport to your hotel, you might be tempted to think what a modest, albeit neat and tidy contribution to Muscat architecture this Grand Mosque is. Not a bit of it. Step inside and be in awe of such a beautiful building. The chandelier is simply... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a place you have to see while in Muscat. Very impressive modern architecture. Also nice to visit the islam visitor centre afterwards, where u get coffee and dates and can chat with the very friendly volunteers there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Main mosque in Sultanate of Oman, it was newly built and inaugurated by Sultan Qaboos on May 4, 2001. External dimensions prayer hall 74.4 x 74.4 metres, a total capacity Grand Mosque of up to 20,000 worshipers,

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