in Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ, Oman
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 23.620 and 58.579 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 23° 37' 10" and E 58° 34' 44"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rial - OMR
- Spoken languages:
- Arabic, English, Urdu
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 02:59 PM (Friday)
- Timezone: Asia/Muscat
- UTC/GMT offset: 4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:20 am and 6:56 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.152 and -109.439 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Piko
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Oman.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Oman. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Riyām in Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ is a town in Oman a little east of Muscat, the country's capital city.
Current time in Riyām is now 02:59 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Muscat with an UTC offset of 4 hours. We know of 5 airports near Riyām, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Oman is Muscat International Airport in a distance of 19 mi (or 30 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Oman is Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman in a distance of 79 mi (or 127 km), South-West. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Muscat, Ibra', Nizwa, Sur and Sohar. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 97 °F
|Morning Temperature||31°C / 88 °F|
|Evening Temperature||35°C / 95 °F|
|Night Temperature||34°C / 94 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1001 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Saturday, 26th of June 2021
36°C (98 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sunday, 27th of June 2021
35°C (96 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Monday, 28th of June 2021
34°C (94 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze, broken clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Shangri-La`s Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa Al Waha Hotel
Al Bustan Palace A Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Sheraton Oman Hotel
Muscat Dunes Hotel
Pioneer Hotel Apartments
Golden Tulip Headington Ruwi
Majan Continental Hotel
MUSCAT HOLIDAY HOTEL
Best Western Premier Muscat
Videos from this area
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Oman Tourism - Unravel Travel TV
Jane Wilson visits Oman for a taste of Arabic traditional culture, history and heritage with its forts, souqs, museums and mosques. She travels to the Musandam Peninsular and takes a trip to...
Walkthrough from the old Muscat to Muttrah / مطرح (Oman / سلطنة عمان)
Tourist map: http://maps.google.fr/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=112774287410344269201.00047f77c2ce1a33026c5&ct=docsearch&cd=2&cad=docsearch,cid:15217536478263898468 (EN) Muscat ...
Muscat, Oman - Serenade of the Seas Departure HD (2013)
Muscat is the capital of Oman. It is also the seat of government and largest city in the Governorate of Muscat. As of 2010 census, the population of the Muscat metropolitan area was 734697....
Muscat, Oman - Muscat Gate Museum HD (2013)
The Muscat Gate Museum is a museum, located on Al Saidiya Street, Muscat, Oman. Opened in January 2001, the museum contains displays about Oman's history from the Neolithic times to the ...
Riam Park and Surroundings, Muscat, Oman
Photos taken at and around the Riam Park, one of the beautiful parks in Muscat, Oman. The park is located near the Muscat creek, on way to the Muscat Hindu Temples (Siva Temple) at Old Muscat.
Muscat, Oman - Brilliance of the Seas Departure HD (2011)
Muscat, Oman - Departure on the M/S Brilliance of the Seas HD.
Cruise along the coastline of Muscat, Oman
Early morning cruise along the Arabian Sea facing Al Bahri Road from Riyam Park to the Fish Roundabout in Muscat, Oman.
video8.mov: 2012-11-28 Muscot Oman
See the entire trip at http://www.everytrail.com. Between my talk this morning and two talks later today I took off to explore Muscot, the main city in Oman. It is a little over 100 miles...
video3.mov: 2012-11-28 Muscot Oman
See the entire trip at http://www.everytrail.com. Between my talk this morning and two talks later today I took off to explore Muscot, the main city in Oman....
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Muttrah, population 150,000 (2003), is a city located in the Muscat province of Oman. Before the discovery of oil, Muttrah was the center of commerce in Oman. It is still a center of commerce as one of largest sea ports of the region is located there. Other landmarks include Souq Muttrah, a traditional bazaar and Sour Al-Lawatiah, a small community of houses surrounded by an old wall. Muttrah is also a map in a popular Battlefield 2 mod, Project Reality.
Al Alam Palace
The Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman located in Muscat.
Muscat Gate Museum
The Muscat Gate Museum is a museum, located on Al Saidiya Street, Muscat, Oman. Opened in January 2001, the museum contains displays about Oman's history from the Neolithic times to the present. It has a number of special exhibits on Muscat's water springs, the ancient wells, underground channels, the souks, houses, mosques, harbors and forts.
Port Sultan Qaboos
Port Sultan Qaboos (Earlier known as Mina Qaboos) is the largest port in Muscat, Oman. This port is operated and managed by Port Services Corporation S.A.O.G.
Capture of Muscat (1552)
The Capture of Muscat occurred in 1552, when an Ottoman fleet under Piri Reis attacked Muscat, modern Oman, and seized the town from the Portuguese. These events followed the important Ottoman defeat in the Second Siege of Diu in 1546, which put a stop to their attempts in India, but also the successful Capture of Aden (1548), which allowed the Ottomans to resist to the Portuguese in the northwestern part of the Indian Ocean.
Fort Al Jalali
Fort Al Jalali, anciently named Fort of São João by the Portuguese, is a fort in the city of Muscat, Oman. It was attacked by the Ottomans during the Capture of Muscat (1552) against the Portuguese.
Fort Al-Mirani is a fort in the harbour of the city of Muscat, Oman.
Ministry of Finance (Oman)
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for all government financial matters. The current Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs is Darwish bin Ismail bin Ali Al Balushi.
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Old Muscat: Sheraton − Hotel, Old Muscat (source)
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