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Muscat - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque

A most impressive building inaugurated by the Sultan in 2001. The largest mosque in Oman; it can accommodate up to 20,000 worshippers. The main musalla holds over 6,500 worshippers, the ladies' musalla 750, the outer paved ground 8,000 & more space in the courtyards and passageways.
http://www.soukofoman.com/sulqabgranmo.html [scroll to bottom for photos]
http://www.omanet.om/english/Relegious/grandmosq.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan_Qaboos_Grand_Mosque
Overhead Shot
http://www.tropicalisland.de/oman/muscat/pages/MCT%20Muscat%20-%20Sultan%20Qaboos%20Grand%20Mosque%20near%20Al-Athaiba%20from%20aircraft%203008x2000.html

Watch short movie clip of Mina Al Sultan Qaboos, the Grand Mosque & Qurum Beach http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bmng_RF1nr4

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'Gates' on the road near the Mosque
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'Gates' on the road near the Mosque
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Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque from the taxi
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Dome - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Dome - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Dome & Centre Minaret - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Main Entrance - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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The 'Rules'
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The 'Rules'
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Outer Wall & one of the 4 smaller Minarets
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Outer Wall & one of the 4 smaller Minarets
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Outer Paved Area [Middle of the Car Park]
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Main Entrance - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Women's Entrance - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Women's Entrance - Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque
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Huge Car Park
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Huge Car Park
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