Sultan Qaboos Mosque Salalah, Khwar Al Baleed, Luban Market (AL Hafah Market), Salalah Plantation
The Sultan Qaboos Mosque towers over the city center, welcoming thousands of worshippers for prayers each day since its completion in 2009. Inside, a crystal chandelier hangs from an intricately carved 36-meter (118-foot) dome, and a 20-ton handwoven carpet with 115 million individual knots covers the floor. Outside, the landscaped grounds provide a peaceful spot for rest. Non-Muslims can tour the interior from Saturdays to Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Dress code: Women should wear attire covering their arms and legs and should cover their head with a scarf. Men should wear a normal shirt and trousers)
From the Mosque to Khwar Al Baleed This lagoon takes its name from the ancient city which lies on the banks of this lagoon. The lagoon flanks the city on the east and north. In ancient times, this lagoon was connected to the sea and used as a natural port due to its depth in some parts.
The region is currently on the World Heritage & Culture UNESCO and the khawr is protected. The importance of this place lies in its combination of archaeology, history, and nature. The archaeological park is considered to be the first of its kind in Oman, serving to protect natural resources, attract tourists to the site and inform people of this important ancient city in the Governorate of Dhofar.
From Al Baleed to Luban Market (Al Hafah Market) it’s a traditional market known as the city of Salalah, and the visitors of the city as a tourist and economic landmark. The Hafah market is located 3 km from the city of Salalah in Dhofar Governorate, surrounded by coconut trees. The market is known for the sale of incense and frankincense products and the market is full of many products, whether traditional textiles, or traditional clothing, ornaments, gold and silver, and many other traditional products, it’s considered the oldest market in Dhofar
In the end, we’ll visit the coconut groves of Salalah to evoke the beauty of greenery. You can see this beauty on the way from Salalah town to Dharis Beach. Banana, papaya, sugarcane, and other vegetables are mainly grown here. We will give you the opportunity to learn about Salalah farming techniques and walk through the cold soils in between.
STARTING TIME: 08:30 AM
TRANSPORTATION BY AIR-CONDITIONED VEHICLE 4WD OR SALOON CAR
ALL FEES AND TAXE
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