Corniche, Muscat Governorate

Take a stroll along Corniche, a scenic waterfront promenade in Muscat’s Muttrah district. A bustling hub of commercial activity, the sweeping seaside road leads you along the spacious port, often packed with traditional "dhow" boats, the old Portuguese fort, and the lively fish market. Enjoy picturesque views of the mountainous seafront as you walk or cycle the road, and pay a visit to the famous Souq bazaar, an ancient marketplace where you can hunt for bargains and browse its labyrinthine stalls, which sell an array of antiques, jewelry, handicrafts, and vibrant fabrics. Plan to visit Corniche and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Muttrah attractions using our Muttrah itinerary planner .
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  • I arrived in oman right the day of opening of the new Club of muscat that is gorgeous ... But from there begins the drama () chaos on the saw. Before I pay 25 euros then 48 ... okay ... While I know a girl that for €54 included saw hotel and transferred to the hotel with omar air ... I discussed this. I say it is so. All right... I leave and go to the taxi ... On all forum States that there are no taxi meter ... And instead I find myself only taxi with taximeter. I recalled that trafficking in muscat-free airport shuttles was about 10 rial ... Metered taxi will pay 16. If here are charging almost 50 euros for this here in Italy to visit Rome could do pay safely 5000 ... disappointment
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  • One of the few things with a pomdi history that can be seen near the souq muttrah, worth a quick visit
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  • I very much enjoyed the corniche area in Muscat, where the mountains meet the water. It's rather amazing to look behind the buildings and see the mountains rising up only meters behind them. The old f...  more »
  • it is a delightful cafe with great food high above the market. if we had not gone up the stairs at the entry of the muttrah souq, we would have never found it. the hummus with spicy chicken and fresh crunchy garden salad was yummy and the lemon mint tea was most refreshing.
  • I love this place very much
  • Good place
  • Peaceful
  • Delicious to essentially go on the boulevard
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