Arts & Culture

Explore the wonders of exotic Oman

Bait Al Zubair Museum

Bait Al Zubair, a showcase for traditional Omani crafts and culture, is located within the winding streets of Oman's enchanting capital city of Muscat. Anyone interested in discovering the Sultanate of Oman and its rich culture will be well rewarded by a visit to this museum.

The museum houses one of Oman's finest and most comprehensive collections of artefacts from all over the Sultanate. Its displays include traditional Omani weaponry, jewellery, costume, domestic utensils and recreated urban and rural environments.

Omani Heritage Village

Nestled in the premises of Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa, this heritage village is a popular tourist attraction. The village is a reincarnation of a bygone era that establishes the same mystical and authentic atmosphere of a souk.

Here, at the Omani Heritage Village you will get a firsthand experience of some the Sultanate of Oman’s traditional arts and crafts. Watch the artisans at work over handcrafted silver ware, pottery and weaving. Find the most enticing trinkets and souvenirs that will make ideal gifts to take back home.

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