Overview of Oman

Oman has a culturally rich heritage with amazing forts, palaces, souks and cuisine. Muscat- the capital city has been lauded as the second best city to visit in the world by travel guide Lonely Planet in 2012. Beautifully surrounded by mountains and desert, the city seamlessly blends culture with modernity. Portuguese forts, Royal Opera house, and upscale shopping malls are not the only places of interest but the marble-clad Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Old Muttrah Corniche and sandy beaches at Shatti Al Qurum and Bandar Jissah catch the fancy of visitors. Salalah, which is famous for its green landscape amid the desert, amazing sea-life and pristine beaches.

Explore this Country