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A VISIT TO MASQAT OMAN

29 May

We took a short trip to Masqat this month( Feb. 2015) from Dubai. It was a 50 minute flight. Grand mosque was found to be truly grand. As compared to Dubai, Muscat is very humble and simple. There are no high rise buildings. Most are just six story. Food was great and quite reasonable in price. Omani dinar is the most expensive currency in the world. 1 Omani dinar 10 Dubai Dirhams (= Pak Rs. 300).  Sultan Qabus palace also is very humble.

Below are some pictures.

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a view from our hotel room. The whole city is almost level with about 4-6 stories buildings.

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saas bahu in the hotel loby.

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huge copper tryas

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Roofi and Dara.

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The grounds of the Grand Mosque are a complex of magnificent gardens, well kept.

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out side the mosque.

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Post chamber inner dome.

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Main Mosque Imam Member.

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very beautiful Iranian Carpet.

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simple and elegant.

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A typical Omani man. If you see one, you have seen them all. Taxi driver, to shop keeper, to officials, or common man.

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Fore ground

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2 Comments

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Travel

 

2 responses to “A VISIT TO MASQAT OMAN

  1. विजय कुमार गुप्ता

    May 30, 2016 at 1:01 am

    Great, nice meeting your family. Wish I was also there. Grand mosque looked gorgeous!

     
    • shakilakhtar

      May 30, 2016 at 12:13 pm

      آپ کا بے حد شکریا جناب

       

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