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I had never been to a mosque. Grand Mosque was simply beautiful. Amazing artwork and gardens. Marble used on all the walkways. Going inside the mosque was breathtaking. It was bright and beautiful. The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque hosts the 2nd largest. Chandelier in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice and very nice mosque located in wonderful garden. Too many people there, so it’s really difficult to see things in details.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank babamar
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is not just the building that is grand but also the grounds it stands in. the gardens and walk ways leading up to the mosque are extensive and well care for. It amazing to see so much greenery in a desert country. All of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank holiday-view23-7-11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Obviously not one to visit on a Friday, but otherwise very welcoming and one of the most peaceful places you could imagine. Serene and magnificent.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philcard
Reviewed 4 days ago

What a truely wonderful building the grand mosque white sandstone builting completed in 1999 stunning chandeliers and mosaics and stain glass windows marble floors everywhere and huge carpets in the main rooms. Holds up to 20.000 worhippers. Women must be covered up from ankles to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank woebetide
Reviewed 4 days ago

The mosque is a must for any visitor of Muscat. While any grand mosque in any muslim state is a spectacle, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is layered, intricate and well thought out with a tapestry of intricacy and beauty.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andypanz
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went at night, where you gain a whole new experience. More tranquil, less busy. Lovely mosque, the chandeliers are amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank umans00r
Reviewed 5 days ago

When you are in Muscat, you certainly have to take the time to visit the mosque. You will discover lots of interesting small aspects.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ignaced2013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Mosque/Masjed was huge With a lot of facilities Wonderful Gardens Is a historical land mark Must visit site and in oman with no question asked

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mahmooda270
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really amazing visit to the 14 year old Grand mosque at Muscat. Don’t miss looking at the 8 tonne chandelier in the centre of the main hall and the carpet woven by 400 Iranian women over 3 years on the floor!! The entire carpet is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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31 October 2018|
Response from Salim D |
Hi there. Where shall pick you up? The Grand Mosque is closed after 11.00am.
Rom Ella S
15 September 2018|
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Response from ateresa2006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Friday there is an ongoing Jumaa prayers but its ok to roam the outdoor area after the prayers, its quiet crowded though as it is a Friday. Thanks...
Javi H
20 August 2018|
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Response from adamm223 | Reviewed this property |
I think as long as knees and shoulders are covered, so long shorts or trousers and no strappy tops you should be fine. I wore jeans and a tshirt when visiting but I shouldn’t worry about being too warm as the mosque is quite... More