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Muscat corniche
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Muscat corniche undoubtedly is the most scenic and most attractive location in Muscat. This beautiful 3Km long beach road is located at the hearth of Old Muscat (Muttrah) and is always packed with tourists and locals who come to enjoy its great views. The old souk (Bazar), a Portuguese fort & few watch towers, Sultan Qaboos port (Mina) and the colorful Lawati Mosque are amongst the attractions of this interesting neighborhood.
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Uploaded: 14/04/2011
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Tags: muscat corniche; muttrah; oman; beach road; sea; port; mina sultan qaboos; souq; suq; lawati mosque; bazar
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