Sultan Qaboos mosque, Muscat, Oman

Oman: a grand, savage splendour

Heading to Muscat and the Jabal Al Akhdar mountains, Simon Horsford encounters traditional hospitality and astounding scenery

Mali: The Great Mosque of Djenné is a large  adobe (mud brick) building that is considered by many architects to be one of the greatest achievements of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné, Mali. The mosque dates from 1907. As well as being the centre of the community of Djenné, it is one of the most famous landmarks in Africa. Along with the "Old Towns of Djenné" it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988. #Hagereseb #Mali…

The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.

Sultan Qaboos Mosque, Nizwa, Oman

Nizwa Mosque, Oman - Natural spotlight Photo by Mohamed AlBusaidi — National Geographic Your Shot

Muscat Royal Opera House in #Oman : elegant and intricate architecture and decor - check the post for many photos of the the outside and the inside http://www.zigzagonearth.com/muscat-oman-royal-opera-house/

Royal Opera House Muscat Oman - Photos and planning info

Muscat Royal Opera House in : elegant and intricate architecture and decor - check the post for many photos of the the outside and the inside www.

A favorite photo from Oman? How do I pick one? But this is one I took with the Hasselblad inside one of the most ornate mosques I've ever seen!  http://www.stuckincustoms.com/2016/03/02/al-bustan-palace-the-ritz-carlton-hotel-in-muscat-oman/ #Oman #rcmemo

A favorite photo from Oman? How do I pick one? But this is one I took with the Hasselblad inside one of the most ornate mosques I've ever seen!

Highlight of any trip to Oman, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat is an architectural masterpiece. Wandering in the outside is breathtaking. Entering the Men Prayer Hall is mesmerizing with the Chandeliers and hand woven carpet. Photos and practical info: http://www.zigzagonearth.com/muscat-oman-sultan-qaboos-grand-mosque/

Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat - photos and practical info

Highlight of any trip to Oman, the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque Muscat is an architectural masterpiece. Wandering in the outside is breathtaking. Entering the Men Prayer Hall is mesmerizing with the Chandeliers and hand woven carpet. Photos and practical in

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