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Qasr al-Alam, or the Royal Palace in Muscat, is a palace located in Muscat and is the prestigious residence of Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who does not live in it, but generally receives its guests. The palace was built in 1972, two years after the...More
The palace is located in a very clean and beautiful area, visit inside is not allowed and you can take pictures from outside of the palace area which is still nice and beautiful with a unique architecture, You can also have a walk around the...More
The facade is magnificent and grounds well maintained, and with the surrounding modern government buildings and museum, makes it an interesting side to Muscat which is very photogenic.
Worth a look if you have time.
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This palace is in the Eastern part of Muscat and a fair way from the airport, where we were staying. Calculate some 25-30 minutes driving.
We went after dinner in the late evening and we almost had the place to ourselves. You cannot enter the...More
You can't go inside the fence however you can take lots and lots of photos from outside. The place is lily white!! If you take a tour you may have a quick stop included for this place as it is one of the attraction for...More
Stopped here for a photostop, the Palace and grounds look immaculate, very very clean and tidy, you cant enter the palace but you can get loads of photos outside, would not recommend a special trip to see it as 15-20 minutes for taking photos is...More
We stayed a couple of days in Muscat, and we saw the palace at different times: early in the morning with the light of dawn, at high noon in the sun, or at night when it is lit. It's a nice destination if you walk...More