Oman – Country Tales From The East

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Oman is ideal for first-class leisure modern people who want to spend your vacation with dignity, a world of sunshine, the azure sea, warm sand and all sorts of entertainment. A lot of luxury hotels set specifically for the perfect pastime, whether it is family vacation or honeymoon for two. Best time to travel to Oman – from mid-autumn to mid spring. Muscat – Oman's capital, largest city Sultanate. On the Corniche, in the east of Muscat, is Matrak Souk – the oldest market in Oman. This bazaar, fragrant with incense and jasmine – a great place to buy products of local craftsmen – silver jewelry handmade perfumes and fabrics.

The city is also one of the largest mosques in the world – the mosque of Sultan Qaboos. In her 8 am to 11 am on weekdays, except Fridays and public holidays, you can Look at the biggest carpet in the world, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records – well, not only his, of course. Men during a visit to the mosque should be wearing pants (not shorts), and women – in an opaque and neoblegayuschu. clothing with long sleeves to the wrists and pants / skirt to the ankles. At the head of a woman must be a scarf. Also attractions in Muscat – Al Alam Palace, residence of Sultan Qaboos working, Portuguese forts Jalali and Mirani, a museum of cultural studies Beit Al Zubair. Even in this magical city produced a very expensive perfume – one of the most expensive in the world.