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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 9904 3700
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Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 9904 3700
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A really impressive building, not to glitzy externally, wonderful grounds, main mens mosque amazing, beautiful carpet and lighting

Thank Jonahcardiff
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We use to go this mosque. We feel comfortable while praying there and finding our friends there. It's a great place to visit

Thank hishama518
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is such a beautiful piece of art and architecture. The main hall is gorgeous with an Italian chandelier and a Tabriz carpet absolutely gorgeous. The beauty surrounding the main prayer hall and the mosque is just inspiring. Women only have to cover their hair...More

Thank Jellybean81105
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Sultan Qaboos Mosque is one of the most beautiful and architectural masterpiece.Both interior and exterior is very special and Unique with a blend of traditional omani and Islamic style.The main attraction is themosque central dome with golden finish,Minars,biggest Handoven persian Carpets in prayerhall,sandstone cladding,lanscapped and...More

Thank Neyymar
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see in Muscat, we had a local taxi driver (Nasser) who we hired for 5 hours. Absolutely brilliant, being a local he informed us that Oman residents are very friendly, yes. Be aware that a strict dress conditions apply to both men and...More

Thank BuddyPeter24
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our group was limited to a tour of the grounds and exterior of the mosque as it closed at 11AM the day we were there. I can only imagine how incredibly beautiful the interior of this holy site is given the beauty of its exterior....More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Best service in Trader Vic's from Denver ! Beach cocktails and good company. We loved the service and the cocktails!

Thank Sarastone505
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spectacular mosque and a perfect place to learn about Omani cuture and religion. Ladies- cover up all arms legs head and neckline. They have a few options for you to put on before you enter if needed. Take off your shoes to enter inside. Have...More

Thank ReneeDBeau
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can not visit Muscat and not go to the Grand Mosque - it is a must, non-Muslim people can only visit before 11am Saturday to Thursday. Ladies need to be covered; head, arms and legs, and no shorts for men.

Thank Quintus S
Reviewed 5 days ago

A must see. What a treasure and a gift. Don't leave the city without touring this mosque. Friendly and welcoming. Dress appropriately.

Thank NatulaAnn
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Do they provide abaya for ladies if you're not wearing appropriate clothing?
28 January 2017|
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Response from Shana H | Reviewed this property |
I brought a long sweater, scarf, and waist wrap with me, but I did notice that the Mosque representatives were handing out covers at the office. The office is where you can also rent the audio guide.
Can you get a pint of lager ?
2 January 2017|
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Response from Tirso S |
Of course you can! - Any 5 star international hotel will cater to your thirst! - Enjoy Oman with responsibility and respect :-) - Cheers.
How much is the entrance fee?
21 November 2016|
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Response from KSPILLAI | Reviewed this property |
the Entrance is free, however Hearing Aids will invite fee of 3 OMR (it is recommend you use either hearing aids or volunteers (young people available to talk you through the history) to enjoy the Mosque .. Dress... More