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Motorway Attraction


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The Grand Mosque of Muscat is featured as the Top 25 most beautiful Mosque in the World by the Telegraph, Uk’s leading newspaper.

Driving thru the busy Sultan Qaboos highway everyday, motorists ( that includes me) can’t help  but take  a split-second clear view (atop the Ghala roundabout flyover) of Oman’s famous Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. I got an interest to feature this place of worship in Muscat for being  featured in UK’s leading newspaper The Telegraph’s list of the 25 most beautiful mosques in the world.Other notable  mosques like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, Al Haram Mosque, Saudi Arabia, Al-Masjid an-Nabawi – Medina, Saudi Arabia are also included in the list.With peaceful courtyards and elegant arcades, this mosque nestled within the hub of the City of Muscat is one of the most impressive buildings in this Gulf country. Its central minaret is 91.5 m (300 ft) tall, and the main prayer hall has a Persian carpet that took 600 women and four years to weave.

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The Grand Mosque’s slender tower(Central minaret) is 91.5 m (300 ft) tall
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The main prayer hall reportedly has a Persian carpet that took 600 women and four years to weave.
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The well-lit Dome at night..With peaceful courtyards and elegant arcades, this place of worship is one of the most impressive buildings in this Gulf country.
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Vantage view from the Sultan Qaboos Motorway…

To all my followers,MERRY CHRISTMAS!”


I would like to shout to the whole world my Christmas greetings by sharing to you the song “O Holy Night” rendered by our choir group, The PCO Bible study group “Filipino Growth Group” who joined hands to serenade  churchmembers of the Protestant Church of Oman near Ruwi,Muscat on Dec. 16,2012