The country is reveling in history, ancient traditions, stunning mosques, and a deep connection with nature. As more and more people looking to travel off the beaten path, Oman is gaining popularity amongst travelers.
Discover the wildlife – especially nesting sea turtles
One of the highlights of any trip to Oman is to admire the green turtles nesting on the beach and making their way back to the sea just before sunrise.Their effort to find the perfect spot to lay their eggs and then slide back to the sea is admirable.
Built between 1995 and 2011, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is a breathtaking piece of Islamic architecture. Located in the flat area of Muscat the building, its garden, and 5 minarets stand out in the landscape.
Built at the beginning of the 17th century, it took 12 years to complete. The Omani government does a great job of restoring and maintaining it. Most rooms have displays showing visitors how people used to live and how the fort was protected.