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 Ruwi attractions using our Ruwi itinerary planner .
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  • Beautiful and long walk along the promenade that leads from the port to the Sultan's residence where you can admire the Fort and residence. Surely to do
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  • The Corniche is the waterfront of Muscat and extends several kilometres along the sea. It offers beautiful views of the old town, the sea with the private yacht of the Sultan in the Harbour, the Souk to fish market. Monument on a hill is also the large Weihrauchbrennrrbals funny. Just along a short stroll.
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  • It's a place with bay view. You can make photos. You can go about 20 meters high on the rocks are small towers (with stairs).  more »
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Where to stay in Ruwi

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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