RUWI IN OMAN
Ruwi in Oman is a main district of Muscat. It’s located about 5 kilometers from Alkuwair and Al Gubra. Ruwi remains much crowed every evening because it’s a main commercial hub of Muscat. And you can easily get a minibus ( Public transport of Muscat) from any part to Muscat here. Many Indian and Pakistani people are working in Ruwi in Oman.
Ruwi in Oman is one of the oldest places in Muscat. The streets of Ruwi are narrow. Masala. Buses which go many parts of Muscat and Dubai are also going from here. These buses are available every after 15 minutes from Ruwi. And the fare of these buses is so affordable its start from 200 Baisas till 500 Baisas.
WHAT YOU WILL FIND RUWI IN OMAN –
- Coffee shops
- Arabic food like Shawarma and biryani
- Gift shops
- Fast food
- Dry fruits
- All electronic device maintenance
- Many good budgeted hotels
- city cinema
- Money exchange
PLACES TO VISIT NEAR RUWI IN OMAN –
1) Bait Al Zubair Museum –
This museum represents Oman rich cultural heritage. You can learn here a lot about Oman. Here you will also found Omani traditional tolls, like khanjar. They have also a beautiful garden.
2) Mutrah Souq –
Mutrah Souq is one of the oldest markets in Oman. And this is the favorite place of tourists. You can see here lots of them. There are many good restaurants, hotels here.
Mutrah Souq is famous for selling Omani traditional items and Arabian perfume.
3) Al Alam place –
Al Alam place is known as Sultan place as well. It’s a famous tourist attraction near Ruwi in Oman. It’s just after Mutrah Souq. Best and cheap way to reach here by Mawasalat bus from Ruwi. The building has very nice architecture.
4) Royal opera house –
Here you can enjoy good opera concerts with great shopping and restaurants. The architecture of the opera house is amazing. They have a very beautiful garden as well.
The Royal Opera House Muscat is now open to the public to view the main hall and the theater daily from 8.30am to 10.30am.
However, even if you do not come on an official tour, you can still come to see the building and walk around it from the outside.
The big blockbuster shows such as actual operas usually sell out months before the show, but for many other performances, you can usually buy your tickets right before the performance online or by walking in and buying your tickets from the box office.
The building is surrounding by the beautiful garden, with beautiful flowers. I spend 3 hours to sit there 😊.
Dress code is formal or business. For Omanis, this means Dishdasha and Massar (no khanjar) for men and formal attire for women. For Non-Omanis, this means suits for men and long dresses for females.
Opening hours –
Thursday to Friday at 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
5) Al Gubra Lake Park –
Very beautiful park with a lake in Gubra. You can easily reach here from Ruwi.
6) Qurum beach –
One of the most beautiful beach in Muscat and it’s easily accessible from Ruwi in Oman. Enjoy swimming with many others water activity here. Crown Plaza hotel is just attached to Qurum beach.
7) Al Qurum Park –
Qurum park in Muscat one of the best park in Oman. It’s very big and you can do many activities here. The park is well maintained by several workers who work there round the clock. Several food joints are also there. Toilets are clean.
8) Grand mall –
One of the best mall in Muscat. Where you will get everything you need. You can easily reach here taxi from Ruwi in 500 Baisa.
9) Avenue Mall –
Near to Muscat grand mall. Nice and big mall.
10) Kargeen café –
This café is famous for its delicious Arabic dishes. You should try this while you are in Muscat.
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