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Corniche, Muscat Governorate

Take a stroll along Corniche, a scenic waterfront promenade in Muscat’s Muttrah district. A bustling hub of commercial activity, the sweeping seaside road leads you along the spacious port, often packed with traditional "dhow" boats, the old Portuguese fort, and the lively fish market. Enjoy picturesque views of the mountainous seafront as you walk or cycle the road, and pay a visit to the famous Souq bazaar, an ancient marketplace where you can hunt for bargains and browse its labyrinthine stalls, which sell an array of antiques, jewelry, handicrafts, and vibrant fabrics. Plan to visit Corniche and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Muttrah attractions using our Muttrah itinerary planner.
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  • This is not a spectacular attraction, but it is worth taking a walk. Walking around during the day or evening, you can always find something interesting. In addition, a walk or run in the fresh air...  more »
  • The corniche runs from Mutrah port to Muscat old town and makes for a lovely stroll along the sea. It probably takes about an hour to make the walk and you pass some interesting features. The only...  more »
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  • Wow!! what a view at the sunset, at The night, i used to go there Thursday night heaving fun with gossip sometimes singing, if i go alone, i like to seat in a corner and see the Arabic Sea clear water and the fish.😊
  • Great views of the port where the Sultan's yachts port. Lovely and open with a nice breeze. It's always been clean, but traffic can be an issue.
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