Many people come to Mutrah Corniche just to visit the souq, which retains the chaotic interest of a traditional Arab market albeit...
Samak (Fish) Roundabout
In a renovated 1930s house, this excellent museum traces the history – and prehistory – of Muscat through imaginative, interactive...
In the middle of Mutrah Souq, this is the best place for delicious, layered fruit juices of pomegranate, custard apple and mango. There...
Fastfood ‘n’ Juice Centre
Left of the entrance to Mutrah Souq, with tables on the pavement, this thoroughly typical local-style restaurant is an ideal place to...
Mutrah Fort information
Built by the Portuguese in the 1580s, this fort dominates the eastern end of the harbour. Used for military purposes, it is generally closed to visitors although you can scale the flank of the fort for a good view of the ocean.