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Grand palace (Al Alam palace)
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Al Alam royal palace (Grand palace) is the office of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos built in 1972. It is overlooking the Muscat Harbor and is surrounded by darkish mountains of Sidab and two 17th. Century Portuguese forts (Mirani & Jalali forts) as well as few watch towers. The Palace is located at Old Muscat (Muttrah) at the west end of greater Muscat, the capital city of Sultanate of Oman. Visitors are allowed up to the gate but not inside the palace.

Copyright: Maziar Hooshidar
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Taken: 29/01/2011
Uploaded: 14/04/2011
Updated: 12/08/2014


Tags: grand palace; al aalam palace; muscat; muttrah; sultan qaboos; old muscat; portugees fort; castle; sidab; jalali fort; mirani fort; masqat; mutrah; sultanate of oman
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