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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 9904 3700
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US$ 68.00*
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Wilayat (district) Bawshar, Muscat 113, Oman
+968 9904 3700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standing at a fair distance from the main drive, the pink Indian sandstone structure perched right in the middle of a manicured garden, was a sight to behold and was well worth the trip despite the heat. We visited the mosque on a Saturday morning...More

Thank rekhapai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a wonderful atmosphere in the mosque and surroundings..very cool, calm and greenery. I would like to spend more time in this area fo refresh our mind

Thank Anoop V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful mosque showing class and grandeur. The mosque showcases rich Omani culture along with modernism. A must visit by anyone who visits muscat.

Thank Iiilyas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Surely worth a visit when in Muscat, this mosque is beautifully designed and really impressive to visit. There are plenty of volunteers available who can answer all your questions inside as well as in the information center. We visited during Ramadan and received a small...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Muscat Oman has many compelling reasons for a visit. We relaxed at the Chedi Beach resort, enjoyed the warmth and blue skies in January, considered diving and instead played golf. One of our highlights was our guided tour of the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. Rashid, our...More

Thank AJDC2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The mosque is great. Fantastic architecture. We really loved the visit. You should plan on spending about 2 hours there to explore. I loved the intricate designs and the overall experience. It is annoying that as a woman you have to completely cover up in...More

1  Thank petraschnecke72
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was my first time inside of a Mosque. It was very beautiful. We had a local guide who explained a few things to us. Women have to wear a scarf over their head and my son had to wear a thobe. We were ushered...More

Thank Cantonshopper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is huge and it's definitely worth spending an hour or so seeing this place. Parking is easy and there is plenty of parking places. They are very strict with the female dress code. Even though I had long pant and a shirt with...More

Thank DenmarkLotte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Jonahcardiff
Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
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?
22 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