placeGrand Mosque Muscat
One of the iconic landmarks in Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, also known as Grand Mosque Muscat is one of the biggest mosques in the middle east. Known for housing the once largest hand woven carpet of the Arab world, this place of worship is open to visitors everyday except Friday from 8am to 11am. Visitors are expected to dress modestly (full length trousers or dresses) when visiting the mosque taking into account the religious sentiments prevailing in the region. Women are expected to cover their heads with a scarf. The main prayer hall houses a 8.5 ton Chandelier right on the centre below the dome. Build using superior marbles, Grand Mosque is a must-visited place on your Muscat Itinerary.