Declared as one of the most improved countries among 135 countries worldwide by the United Nations Development program, you would probably really consider visiting the top tourist attractions in Oman. Oman is formally referred to as the Sultanate of Oman.
It is an Arab state located on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula and is encompassed by the United Arab Emirates to the northwest portion, Saudi Arabia to its west, and Yemen to its southwest. The coastal area is outlined by the Arabian Sea on the southeast and the Gulf of Oman on the northeast. Oman implements a supreme monarchy type of administration in which the Sultan of Oman employs critical authority, though various legislative powers are executed by its parliament.
The top tourist attractions in Oman include deserts, beaches, mountains, and wadis, the dry riverbeds that look like valleys which water runs only during the rainy season. Oman’s very lengthy coastline has some of the popular beaches among Arab countries. There are a number of beach resorts. The Al-Bustan Palace Hotel is known for its heavenly beach resort. It has vast pools, the best beach and some of the best accommodations Oman could ever offer.
Muscat is Oman’s capital and trade centre. Today, under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Muscat has improved significantly without compromising its pride in its heritage and culture. The City is the best place for shopping while observing Oman’s traditions.
Nizwa Castle is also a good site to visit in Oman. Set amid a green spread of date palms, Nizwa Castle is an influential reminder of the town of Nizwa’s invincibility through unstable periods in Oman’s long history and is unquestionably one of the top tourist attractions in Oman. The town of Nizwa is set in a strategic location which links Muscat and Dhofar.
76 kilometres from Qurayyat-Muscat lies Wadi Shab which is one of the unique top tourist attractions in Oman. The path leading towards Wadi immerses as it traverses the bed of the chasm and ascends abruptly on the opposite region where the homes of Tiwi adheres to the crags. At the opening of t he Wadi a sole beach can be found speckled with several fishing boats.
If you have more time to spare as you journey in the country then you might as well visit the other top tourist attractions in Oman namely the Nakhl Castle, Bahla Castle, Wahiba, Wadi Daikah, Jabrin Castle and Wadi Ghul.
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*Image of Muscat, capital of Oman via Shutterstock