Oman is a desert in the Arabian Peninsula, a country with long rivers and dry beaches and the coast of the Arabian Sea, as well as the Gulf of Persia and Oman. Bedouins live in the sandy desert of Ramlat el Wahib. The capital of Oman is located in the port city of Muscat. Here is the modern Great Mosque of Sultan Qaboos and the old neighborhood of Matrah, resembling a maze. Oman has existed under different names in history.
About 2,000 years ago there was a legendary Magan land. The second name is Mazun, which means "the country of rain and clouds."
Climate and weather
Prevail in the dry tropical climate of Oman. The country is very hot. June is the hottest city in the world, with temperatures above +34 ° C. Rainfall is low - between 25mm and 500mm a year. In Muscat, for example, it is sunny 350 days a year. From mid-April to mid-November, the average temperature is +36 ° C and the relative humidity is 98%. June arrives with Harif monsoons, blowing from the Indian Ocean and bringing heavy rain. The temperature is slightly cold in winter (+26, + 30 ° C), but the humidity is still high. + 29 ° C.
The nature of Oman is very picturesque. The country has amazing landscapes: mountain views and mysterious deserts, giant rolling hills, green pastures and dazzling waterfalls. There are 1,700 km of white beaches with palm trees on the beach.
Oman is also diverse. In the Oman national parks, you can see giant turtles, chicks, striped foam, Aryx antelopes, Nubian goats, hedges, and other…Places of interestOman is a country with a rich history and diverse culture, protecting its natural resources and unique monuments of the past.Oman's capital Muscat, the country's main shrine, is one of the world's most magnificent mosques - the Sultan Qaboos Mosque. It is the only mosque that allows tourists to enter and can accommodate up to 20,000 visitors. Here you can admire the world's largest carpet (even included in the Guinness Book of Records). You can get acquainted with the Portuguese castles of Muscat Jalali and Mirani, the Al Allam Palace. Nizwa, the ancient capital of
Oman, is known for its eastern markets. The upright and cheerful Oman trade can be followed by all its glory, as well as from incense, to gold jewelry. The most famous natural attraction of Oman is the Al Huta Cave. Scientists estimate that it is about 200 million years old. Nutrition - Oman's traditional cuisine is quite simple. The Omani people were able to create an original kitchen using their spices and various cooking methods. The main ingredient in Oman cuisine is meat. Top Oman's favorite dishes include cooked "shua", "Mishkak" - fried meat, "al-mudbi" - fried meat on the stone, and "Laxm nashif" - onions. Tomatoes and spices are also used in the dishes. Traditional dishes include strawberry sauce, lentils boiled with tomato paste, "fatta" - cooked vegetables and white pea peas, and saffron is an irresistible spice used in dishes. A special place in the Oman table is "hub" bread. Oman has many cafes and restaurants in European and Asian cuisine.
Entertainment and recreation
In Oman there is fun for every taste. You can enjoy the daytime, classic spa. In addition to the Savadi beach and the sun, tourists are offered a number of active attractions - water skiing, motorcycles and catamarans, diving and snorkelling. By the way, there is a Scuba Diving Center in Oman, with Russian and English-language teachers providing services to both beginners and experienced divers.You will also be impressed by visiting Fort Bark's ancient bullfighting arena. (remember that the fighting season starts in October). Oman Bullfight is not like the Spanish battles in general. Other active entertainment is also fun: jeep safari (such as around the Sabhan Mountains), deep-sea fishing, a trip to Badawi, a night out in the desert camp, climbing Mount Jabal Shams.
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