5 Parks to Visit in Oman

If you’re planning a great weekend on Oman – the chances are that a park might be the right place for you to visit for relaxation. A visit to the park could increase your productivity, happiness, and satisfaction. It could also give you a chance to socialise and be mesmerised on your surroundings from nature to kids playing, and more.

In this article, we would give you a list of amazing parks you could visit when you have the time in the country of Oman.

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Parks to Visit in Oman

1. Al Riyam Park

One of the best parks to visit in Oman is Riyam Park, especially if you have a child with you. This park offers locals & tourist a variety of rides you can enjoy, games you could play with friends, and playgrounds for the kids. The park also has a popular tourist spot, the Mutrah Corniche or Old Mutrah Souq. This park also boasts over 100,000 sq. Metres of land, filled with excitement and fun throughout the area. On top of the hill is a giant ornamental incense burner that showcases a great view of the harbour near the area.

Operating Hour/s: Monday to Friday: 4:00 P.M to 11:00 P.M; Saturday & Sunday: 9:00 P.M to 12:00 A.M

Al Riyam Park | Image Credit: LonelyPlanet.com

2. Wadi Kabir Park

Visiting this park could give you relaxation and peace, as it is filled with trees, plants, and more. This park also has a play area dedicated to toddlers and kids. It is also connected on Sindbad Amusement Park, one of the popular spots for families to visit, especially on holidays & rest days.

Operating Hour/s: Monday to Friday: 6:30 A.M to 10:00 P.M; Saturdays & Sundays: 6:30 A.M to 12:00 A.M

3. Naseem Park

This park is only about 30 kilometres away from the Muscat International Airport; this park has been operating since its opening in 1985. This park consists of facilities that could be enjoyed by everyone. Some of the features of this park are playgrounds, tennis courts, football fields, and more. They also have a Japanese Garden in the park that signifies the relationship between Oman and Japan.

Operating Hour/s: Monday to Friday: 4:00 P.M to 11:00 P.M; Saturdays & Sundays: 4:00 P.M to 12:00 A.M

4. Qurum Natural Park

Qurum Natural Park is considered as the biggest park in the country of Oman. This park is covered with huge old trees, customised shrubs, greenery, and a human-made lake. A nearby amusement park can also be visited by visitors, the Marah Land Amusement Park.

Operating Hour/s: Monday to Friday: 8:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M; Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 A.M to 12:00 A.M

5. Al Sahwa Park

Al Sahwa Park is considered one of the recently opened parks in Muscat, Oman. This park has open space that great for family picnics, family bonding, and even for visitors or locals who wish to have a peaceful time with nature. Students could also study here for hours, due to its peaceful surrounding. The park also has dedicated rest areas, Islamic gardens filled with geometric shapes, and more.

Operating Hour/s: Monday to Friday: 6:00 P.M to 12:00 A.M; Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 A.M to 12:00 A.M

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Having an idea of the parks mentioned above, you could plan a better family bonding or a relaxing weekend for you to enjoy.

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