Muscat Hotels, Oman
Fantastic Muscat Hotels
Around a hundred hotels are available in this Middle Eastern country. Explore the City of Muscat with its combined architectural beauty and diverse cultural backgrounds.
Pioneer Hotel Apartments Muscat
Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel
Shangri-La Barr Al-Jissah Resort & Spa
Al-Bustan Palace A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Millennium Executive Apartments Muscat
Grand Millennium Muscat
Hormuz Grand Hotel
The Chedi Muscat
Best Western Premier Muscat
Al-Maha International Hotel
Eastin Residences Muscat
Tulip Inn Muscat
Crowne Plaza Muscat Hotel
Sifaway Boutique Hotel
Holiday Inn Muscat Al Seeb
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Brief Introduction of Muscat City
Muscat is the largest city and the capital city of Oman. It has a population of over 1 million in 2014.
Some scholars claim that the Arabic word “moscha”, meaning an inflated skin or hide is the origin of the name Muscat. Others say Muscat means ‘anchorage’; while others say it’s from Old Persian that means ‘strong-scented’.
The city is basically dominated by trading, petroleum extracting and porting as its major economic source. It is exporting dates, peals and fish as its traditional export products.
Nowadays, it is trading with international companies, dealing with stock exchange and established private health care sector with numerous hospitals and health centers catering to the needs of both local and foreign clients.
The capital city is known since the 1st century for being the major port between the West and the East. The city was under the rule of local tribes and was also under foreign domination including the Persians, Portuguese and the Ottoman Empire in various periods of its history.
In the 1970s, Muscat started to rapidly develop its infrastructures that have helped grow its economy, attracted foreign investors, travelers and tourists, businesses and international companies.
Muscat Hotels & Tourism
Attractions & Tourism
There are various sites and places you can explore and enjoy with in the city itself. There are notable landmarks, museums, parks, restaurants and events places worth visiting.
Landmarks: Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Ruwi Mosque, Saeed bin Taimoor and Zawawi Mosque, other mosques also exist
Museums: Museum of Omani Heritage, National Museum of Oman, Omani Aquarium and Marine Science and Fisheries Center, Oman Oil and Gas Exhibition Centre, etc.
Beaches: Qantab Beach, Qurum Beach
Places to See: Al Jalali Fort and Al Mirani Fort, Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace, Bait az-Zubair Museum, Corniche Area (walking and eating area), Riyam Park, Amouage perfume factory, Nakhal Fort, Wadi Shab
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