Al Alam Royal Palace, Muscat Governorate

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Stop by and take some photos at Al Alam Royal Palace, one of six residences of Oman’s ruler, Sultan Qaboos. Situated in Old Muscat, the palace was built in 1972, and is usually used by the sultan to receive guests and host official functions. Although visitors are not allowed to enter the grounds, you can view the extravagant mansion and its meticulously manicured lawns from the gate. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Al Alam Royal Palace by using our Ruwi day trip tool .
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  • Royal Palace with gardens and rich decorations: you can admire only externally and checks with discretion
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  • Too bad you can see only from the outside. Despite this, also for the utmost care of the gardens and surrounding areas, it is easy to imagine life beyond the gate. A photo stop is absolutely recommended.
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  • It is a cool looking palace, but it is a shame that you cannot go in and visit. The grounds area that extends from the palace to the national museum is a great area for a walk as well.  more »
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  • Beautiful place. Recommended for tourists to have memorable photos
  • beautiful exterior but they don't allow any one in
  • This is His Highness Sultan Qaboos Bin Said's official residence. Tourists are allowed to come here and and go until the gate. Amazing place.
  • This is king palace. But its so sad that you can not enter inside. The area is so quite and comfort.
  • One of the best places to see in oman

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The modern business district of the port capital, Ruwi possesses a few hotels, all fairly upmarket and set in large blocks, often combined with stores, spas, and malls. Head northwest to find the greatest range of accommodations, with most located between the expressway and the coast. Hugging the shoreline lie the sultanate's most luxurious hotels, offering sea views and a range of additional services, while farther inland sit a good range of more humble offerings, including chain hotels and guesthouses.
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