Muscat is a large city therefor there are many things that you can do in a big city. There are many parks if you want to enjoy, a lot of museums if you want to learn about history and a lot of tours if you want to explore the city.
Parks in Muscat
Muscat has really nice parks filled with greenery where you can go and enjoy nature. The Qurum Natural Park is the largest park in the city. The park is very beautiful and filled with greenery. There are a lot of great things in this park such as the man-made Waterfall HIll and a huge boating lake with a fountain which shoots water up to 30 meters in the ear. The park is also filled with different kinds of roses. Al Naseem Public Park is another great park where you can find a children's park, play grounds, football, volleyball and tennis courts and a library. And another great park is the Al Sahwa Park which includes sic Islamic gardens of geometric shapes, family rest areas, coffee shops and a mosque.
Museums in Muscat
Muscat has a lot of great museums where you can learn a lot about history, science and technology. One museum that is worth seeing is the Museum of Natural History. It is considered to be the major Omani museum and here you can see artifacts that depict the life since the Sultanate territory. There are artifacts that date back to 270 milion years ago. The museum is filled with fossils of trees, corals, butterflies and other animals. Another museum that is a must-see is the Armed Forces Museum. Here you will see weapons, instruments, clothing and other arrifacts that depict the development of the armed forces of Oman throughtout history. If you are visiting Muscat with your children then you should take them to the Children's Museum. Here they will learn something more about science and technologu, all things presented in an animated version.
Tours in Muscat
The agencies that operate in Muscat offer a lot of great tours that will allow you to explore the city and its surroundings. For instance, if can go on a tour throughout the whole city of Muscat and see the hightlits such as the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque and the Al Alam Palace. Around Mucat there are many wadis so you can go on a tour around them. Some of the best wadi around Muscat are Wahiba Sands and Wadi Bani Khalid.