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Grand Mosque and Sultan Al Alam Palace

Grand Mosque and Sultan Al Alam Palace

per person

The Grand mosque: On 1992 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Gave His Order to start building a Grand mosque to mark his 30 Years Of regions. A competition for the design Took place on 1993. On 1995 the Work started and Boucher was chosen to house this magnificent piece of Islamic Architecture. The Work was made by Carillion Alawi and it lasts for around 6 years.now the mosque is considered the best well know attraction in Muscat, if you are planning a holiday in Oman and searching what to do in Muscat or what to do in Oman in general, the grand mosque should be top listed in your activities in Muscat.
Sultan Al Alam Palace: The Palace is located near The Grand mosque just a walking distance between them. Al Alam Means Flag in Arabic.The Palace has a golden blue façade which is unique. Although the Sultan is not leaving there, visitors are not allowed to enter the Palace. The Palace is used for receiving VIP Visitors.

2 Hours
12+ Age
  • Destination
  • Included
    Grand Mosque and Sultan Al Alam Palace
    Personal Guide
  • Not Included
    Breakfast
1
ITINERARY
If you have a Short Layover in Muscat and no time to book Muscat day Tour, this is the Perfect tour to book. This Short tour gives you the Chance to explore one of the most beautiful Pieces of Islamic architecture which is the Grand Mosque. After our guide pickup you from the airport, Board one of our modern Air Conditioned Vehicle. Just 15 minutes from the Airport and you will reach Bousher where the mosque is located. Now your guide will show you the magnificent Mosque which is registered in gunnies record for its Carpet and Chandelier. The Mosque was built with 300,000 tonnes of Indian Lime Stone .the Main Prayer is a breath taking Rich. The mosque can Hold 6,500 Worshipper in the men area and 750 in Woman Area with a space outside also can be used During Pray giving the total of 20,000 Worshipper. The Mosque Houses the world Second Largest hand woven carpet. The carpet has 1,700,000,000 knots, weighs 21 tonnes. The Chandelier is about 14 meters and it contains Thousands of lamps. Just a walking distance you can reach the Sultan Al Alam Palace another unique Piece of Art. Now have the chance for taking Photos before your guide Drive you back to the Airport to catch your Flight.
INCLUSIONS:
  • PICK AND DROP FROM HOTEL
  • EXPERIENCED OMANI GUIDE WHO CAN SPEAK ENGLISH
  • 4WD TRANSFER.
  • MINERAL WATER DURING THE TOUR
  • ENTRANCE FEES TO THE TOURIST PLACES.
  • AIR-CONDITIONED VEHICLE
  • ALL MEALS
  • HOTEL 4 star + camp
EXCLUSIONS:
  • ANYTHING NOT MENTIONED IN INCLUSIONS
  • INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
  • ~ 3 YEARS FREE OF CHARGE
  • 4 ~ 11 YEARS 50% DISCOUNT
  • 12+ PAY FULL PRICE AS PER ADULT
  • IF YOUR SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDE DOMESTIC FLIGHTS, TICKETS OR FERRY BOAT, AN EXTRA SUPPLEMENT FOR YOUR CHILD MAY APPLY.
  • CHILDREN POLICY FOR 4 YEARS AND PULS, IS NOT APPLY FOR TOURS THAT REQUIRE TICKETS. EX: DOLPHIN WATCHING.