They call it Muscat Al Amra, the capital of the great province named after its name, the Sultanate's capital, economy and business, where it is the center of the Sultanate and its main nerve, politically, economically and administratively. Muscat is located at the Gulf of Oman, south of the Batinah coast, between the Gulf of Oman and the eastern Hajar Mountains.
The Governorate of Muscat is made up of 5 states, combining its ancient heritage and culture with modern modernity, with buildings, gates, old souks, small shops and narrow winding roads, white modern houses, modern markets, shops and wide streets.
The climate of the capital Muscat is hot and dry and summer is long while winter is warm and rain is scarce. Summer temperatures may reach 40 degrees Celsius with high humidity.
Muscat is one of the most clean capitals in the world and has won the title many times. One of the highlights of the city of Muscat is part of its public landscape and its distinctive sites, the historic Jalali and Mirani calipations, which are the most prominent of the Portuguese left in Muscat and Oman. In Muscat, walls with three main doors are the door of the cave, the big door and the small door. There are also five important archaeological houses in Muscat, including Mr. Nader and Mr. Abbas bin Faisal.
Muscat is also characterized by beautiful sea coasts, the best of which are concentrated in small villages surrounding it, Al Jissah, Al Khiran and Al Sifa. The latter is characterized by a tranquil and picturesque atmosphere that made tourists and the people of the city a well-known camping place. In the field of diving, there is Bandar Al Rawdah Club, Oman Diving Club specializing in diving services, and other marine leisure centers such as the Capital Yacht Center, Marine Science Center and Fishing.
Other attractions in Muscat include: Beaches, Qantab, Al Jassah, Al Sawadi and Al Qurum. In the fields of culture and arts, there is the Omani Museum, Beit Zubayr Museum, the Museum of Omani Currencies, the Children's Museum, the Armed Forces Museum (Beit Al Falaj) and the Fortress of Sifah. In Muscat there are a large number of mosques, the most important of which is Sultan Qaboos Mosque and Zawawi Mosque, as well as two Indian temples.
The main airport in Muscat is Muscat International Airport, 25 km from the city center and its neighborhoods. The airport is connected to many international destinations, including the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, Africa and Europe. At the level of the roads, it is sophisticated and is moving towards the important and central cities in the Sultanate, while there are no trains and metro. In Muscat, cheap and popular buses cover the entire capital of Muscat, while the cost of public buses (red and green) is high and its main activity is limited to travel between Muscat and major cities and towns. Taxis provide semi-personal travel, where you can hire a private taxi or take a car.