Muscat, Oman's port capital, place on the Oman Gulf surrounded by mountains and desserts. Its new, marble-clad Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, with 50m dome and exceptional Persian carpet, can accommodate 20,000 people. Here are some of the best attractions of the Muscat:
The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is Oman's largest mosque with an area of 416,000 m2 and a capacity of over 20,000 worshipers; 8,100 can fit inside and the courtyard can simply hold up to 12,000. This mosque is one of the few mosques in Arabia which permits entry for non-Muslims visitors.
The Royal Opera House is Oman's best place for arts, music and culture. The complex consists of a auditorium, theatre, landscaped gardens, an art centre, and cultural markets that can facilitate up to 1,00 people. The Royal Opera House has been ordered to be built in 2001 by Sultan Qaboos of Oman, who is a big enthusiasts of classic art and music.
Being one of the most popular Wadis of the Al Sharqiyah area of Oman, Wadi Bani Khalid is famous for its big pools of emerald green water bordered by tall palm trees. Unlike other wadis in Oman that are dry in the hot months, Wadi Bani Khalid is famous to have a continue flow of water all through the year.
The distance of Muscat flights from Dubai is 347 kilometers.
The common Dubai to Muscat flight time is an hour and ten minutes.
There are 112 Dubai to Muscat direct flights.
Oman Air offers forty-three percent of the non-stop flights between Muscat and Dubai.
There are five airlines who fly Dubai to Muscat direct.
There are 630 flights between Muscat and Dubai per week, averaging ninety per day.
Oman Air (25 times daily), flydubai (14 times daily), Emirates (23 times daily) are the most continue flyers on this route.
• Book at least one week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
• High season is considered to be September, August, and October. The cheap month to fly is January.