Must-see attractions in Salalah

  • Frankincense tree at the Frankincense Museum with a group of geese under the tree. Salalah, Oman

    Al Baleed Archaeological Park


    Well-labelled and atmospherically lit at night, the ancient ruins of Al Baleed belong to the 12th-century trading port of Zafar. Frankincense was shipped…

  • Plantations


    Salalah is famous for its plantations of coconuts, papayas and bittersweet, small bananas. Stroll through the plantation roads near the corniche (2km from…

  • Sultan Qaboos Mosque


    This newly completed, single-dome mosque with two minarets is a gift from His Majesty to the people of his mother's hometown, Salalah. It's open to…

  • Sultan's Palace


    This enormous palace complex, with villas and landscaped gardens along the beach front, is home to the family of Oman's ruler, Sultan Qaboos Bin Said…