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Oman For The First Time Visitor – Your Exclusive Checklist

A stunning vacation destination, Oman attracts much-less excitement than its well-received neighbours do. However, Oman is a destination that offers it all; from stunning beaches to majestic mountains, vacationing in Oman has something for everyone. Here is the low-down on what you must not miss when visiting Oman for the first time.

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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

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Begin your Muscat city tour at the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. A place of worship built across a vast area, this mosque was completed in 2001. With a capacity to accommodate over 20,000 worshippers, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is considered as one of the largest mosques in the world. Consisting of a spacious men’s prayer hall located adjacent to the women’s prayer hall, this iconic landmark is found close to popular accommodation options in the area such as Al Falaj Hotel.

Mountains and Forts

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Witnessing the spectacular sights of the Omanese countryside is a memorable experience not to be missed. The town of Nizwa, the villages of Misfah and Al Hamra amidst the mountains, the fort of Jabreen and the wondrous Wadi Nakheer found deep in the Jebel Shams are spectacular spots a first-timer in Oman should not forget to visit.

Wadi Bani Khalid Excursion

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With dramatic settings beyond the desert, Wadi Bani Khalid is a true oasis found in Oman. The low wadi walls encircle turquoise pools and verdant natural gardens offering the visitor a mesmeric sight.

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