Riyām
in Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ, Oman

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
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
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Oman in Western Asia

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

Discover Riyām

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 Humidity 44%
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

Address
6,8 mi
PO Box 644
113 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Al Bustan Palace A Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Address
4,3 mi
Po Box 1998
113 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sheraton Oman Hotel

Address
2,3 mi
RUWI SULTANATE OF OMAN - P.O. BOX 3260
112 Ruwi
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Muscat Dunes Hotel

Address
2,6 mi
Al Maha Street, Building 533
112 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Pioneer Hotel Apartments

Address
3,9 mi
An Nuzhah St
0114 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Golden Tulip Headington Ruwi

Address
2,9 mi
Souq Ruwi Street
112 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Majan Continental Hotel

Address
2,8 mi
AL GHUBRAH STREET, BOWSHAR OPPOSITE SULTAN QABOOS STADIUM
0115 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 10:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Crystal Suites

Address
2,8 mi
Sour Al Juma Street, Wadi Kabir
117 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


MUSCAT HOLIDAY HOTEL

Address
0,4 mi
AL KHUWAIR 1
111 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Best Western Premier Muscat

Address
2,6 mi
Way,Off Dohat Al Adab Street 3341
113 Muscat
Oman

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Oman Tourism - Unravel Travel TV

Published: April 18, 2012
Length: 15:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: 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)

Published: February 02, 2010
Length: 11:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: valpard

Tourist map: http://maps.google.fr/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=112774287410344269201.00047f77c2ce1a33026c5&ct=docsearch&cd=2&cad=docsearch,cid:15217536478263898468 (EN) Muscat ...


Fishing in Oman, Muscat

Published: November 22, 2010
Length: 48:48 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: NazaRule


Muscat, Oman - Serenade of the Seas Departure HD (2013)

Published: February 23, 2013
Length: 15:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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)

Published: February 22, 2013
Length: 32:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

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

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 46:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sathyamurthy Ramanujam

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)

Published: February 26, 2012
Length: 07:40 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ACG Travel Videos

Muscat, Oman - Departure on the M/S Brilliance of the Seas HD.


Cruise along the coastline of Muscat, Oman

Published: February 10, 2014
Length: 10:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: alistaair

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

Published: November 29, 2012
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Steve Ray

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

Published: November 29, 2012
Length: 23:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Steve Ray

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

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.

Located at 23.6167, 58.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Muscat Governorate, Gulf of Oman

Al Alam Palace

The Al Alam Palace is the ceremonial palace of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos of Oman located in Muscat.

Located at 23.616, 58.5947 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Oman, Omani monarchy, Muscat, Oman

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.

Located at 23.6175, 58.5869 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Oman, Muscat, Oman, Museums established in 2001, 2001 establishments in Oman

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.

Located at 23.6281, 58.5678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Transport in Oman, Ports and harbours in Asia

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.

Located at 23.6086, 58.5919 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Sieges involving the Ottoman Empire, Conflicts in 1552, Sieges involving Portugal, Suleiman the Magnificent, Piri Reis, Sieges of the Ottoman–Portuguese conflicts, 16th century in the Ottoman Empire, 1552 in Asia

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.

Located at 23.6333, 58.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Oman, Muscat, Oman

Fort Al-Mirani

Fort Al-Mirani is a fort in the harbour of the city of Muscat, Oman.

Located at 23.6172, 58.5931 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in 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.

Located at 23.6133, 58.595 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government of Oman

capture of the webcam Old Muscat: Sheraton − Hotel

Old Muscat: Sheraton − Hotel, Old Muscat (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Riyān, Riyām