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Dawn Princess World Cruise Port of Call: Muscat, Oman

Dawn Princess World Cruise Port of Call: Muscat, Oman
... Muscat. On a hill overlooking the city and the sea, Riyam Park (map) features an enormous incense burner shaped watchtower. And like many middle eastern cities, Muscat has turned it’s numerous beautifully landscaped roundabout into outdoor art galleries statues of animals and giant reproductions of traditional Omani artefacts such as incense burners, coffee pots, and ceremonial daggers. Meanwhile, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque (map), completed in 1999, stands as a symbol of contemporary Oman...
June 21st, 2010 | Liz Lewis | Read More | Comments: 0
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