Fun Things to Do in Oman

 


Oman is an Arab nation that is renowned for its history, culture, landmarks and remarkable mountain ranges. Due to the numerous and enjoyable Oman attractions, the economy flourishes due to tourism along with their exports of vegetables, grains, limes, fishing, grains and dates. With generally hot climate all year round, you can travel to this destination in any season to experience the following attractions.


Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
This mosque was built by the ruler to thank the nation after finishing his reign. It is a key attraction in Muscat tourism, which is the capital city of Oman. Taking over 6 years to complete and using Indian sandstone, this building represents a remarkable piece of Islamic architecture. Some of the things to check out around this mosque include beautiful gardens, café, gift shops and fountains.

Royal Opera House Muscat
The gem of Muscat tourism and also one of the top Oman attractions, the Royal Opera House Muscat is the top destination for culture and the arts. It has a 1,100 capacity, and it features a multimedia interactive display system. Most of the famous names in the ballet and opera sector perform here regularly and viewing these performances is definitely worth checking out.

Wahiba Sands
Also known as Sharqiya Sands, the Wahiba Sands has a very diverse flora and fauna. Actually, there are over 220 different species of wildlife along with 150 flora species that are native to the area. A few of the fun activities here includes visiting the smooth sand dunes to enjoy the beautiful terrain or even set up camps in the desert. Other activities include sand boarding, trekking, dune bashing and quad biking. Many visitors also enjoy camel and horse rides on the scenic sand dunes that provide lovely sunset views along with starry` nights.

Bait Al Zubair
Among the top things to do in Oman is to visit the Bait Al Zubair museum that is often considered as one of the key players in the preservation and advancement of the country’s cultural heritage. There are significant amounts of household equipment, costumes and ancient weaponry from Oman’s long history. There are several interesting activities to check out here including several exhibitions that are hosted annually within its galleries.

Al Fazayih Beach
Finally, if you want to take in the sun, you must visit the various Oman attractions along the gorgeous beaches. Most notably, the Al Fazayih beach has a long and remarkable coastline that attracts plenty of visitors all year round. You can enjoy, surfing and swimming along with an overall relaxing experience.

Now you know the top things to do in Oman that you can engage in during your visit to this welcoming Arab country.

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