Al Alam Royal Palace, Muscat Governorate

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 Muscat Governorate day trip tool .
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  • This is a beautiful place to visit during the stay in Muscat. You can walk around the Palace, take photos, and its close to the National Museum.  more »
  • This is cool to see, but nothing you can actually do. You just can walk around both sides of the Palace which I recommend because one side is water and is really beautiful to explore the forts and sur...  more »
  • A magnificent and a beautiful building! It is located right next to the fort and is situated along the coast. The palace gates always remain closed and visitors are not allowed inside the palace grounds. There are a lot of other beautiful government buildings around it as well and the national museum is located right opposite to the palace. The area it is situated in itself is very very beautiful. One quick tip! Do go down along the road to the back gate of the palace. It has an amazing amazing view of the sea, the palace and the fort. Ample parking available outside the palace and also quite a few behind the palace.
  • King's palace in old Muscat city. The architecture of the building is wonderful. Anyone can go near the front gate and look at the palace. If you are traveling from public bus, you need to get the route no.4 bus. And the last stop is in front of the palace.
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