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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 9904 3700
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“non muslims” (129 reviews)
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Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
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+968 9904 3700
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Reviewed yesterday

Very beautiful large mosque with a large carpet, large chandeliers and central dome. Very vast parking arena with lot of trees and greenery.

Thank Prashanth P
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the largest mosque ever seen, which can accommodate nearly 20000 people. Wonderful architecture with most beautiful Chandelier at the center of attraction. Even non Muslims are allowed (8am-11am) on all days except Friday.

Thank kumaran j
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very impressive mosque, built with high quality material and according to traditional architecture. The grounds and the buildings are well kept up.

Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived just as many people were also arriving for pray. So car park was full although many worshippers arrived by bus. Gardens here are beautiful as is the mosque exterior. We did not enter due to prays

Thank John E
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the largest in the world - very impressive indeed! Women (and men as well) must wear proper clothing, or buy an abaya at the entrance.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 5 days ago

For somebody who is not Muslim, the Grand Mosque blew me away. Each detail was perfectly thought out with meaning and beauty. From the Persian rugs, to the marble, to the chandlers - every aspect was so rich and welcoming. The staff in the reading...More

Thank JAF_RJF
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Mosque is open for all visitors during morning hours (Before 11 am), however it's open all day for Muslims who wish to perform prayers. I visited in Night and being non Muslim entry inside mosque was denied. Mosque is constructed beautifully with nice landscaping, exteriors...More

1  Thank Anurag C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the must visited destinations in Muscat. The interior is amazing. I would recommend visiting in winter and not in summer.

Thank Sana P
Reviewed 1 week ago

i came to this mosque between now and then for pray, but this mosque is not only used for praying as there is a very well managed library and there are lecture rooms which are used for different purposes. usually, tourist come for the architecture,...More

Thank Khabouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a must see! That's all I have to say about the it :) In other order, you must now that you need to be dressed properly for the place, ladies need to have everything covered, even your head/hair. So if you don't go prepaired,...More

Thank GingeFairy
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tixagaspar
26 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ana, I'm sorry for the delay in replying to you. I am also unsure if the Mosque is open for visitors during Eid. Might I suggest you call the Oman Embassy and ask them. Eid is a very happy time so it is likely that the... More
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Ash2789
28 January 2017|
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Response from Cheryl G | Reviewed this property |
I have just seen this question. There is adequate cover provided on loan but covered legs and arms will be good.
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DaddyCruiser
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.
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