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Discover Mutrah with a local curator

Discover Mutrah with a local curator

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food and Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a cultural researcher and curator originally from Muscat. I grew up in this area and listened to our elders' tales about the underlying histories and cultures that make Muscat what it is today. These stories can only be told in a stroll through the beautiful white buildings by the corniche, smelling the scents and hearing the bustle of this port city. After years of going back-and-forth…
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What we’ll do

We'll walk through my native town of Mutrah, which is a place with uniquely diverse neighborhoods, hidden spiritual niches, and a history spanning centuries. As Mutrah also harbors a World Heritage Site, we will pass by it and understand its history, before moving towards the 'Dark Market', known today as Mutrah Souq, a bazaar that was once an amazing meeting point between the people of the coast,…

What else you should know

Although Mutrah is filled with tourist attractions, it's still a living town with local neighborhoods and families. Let's be kind guests by making sure we ask permission before photographing individuals, and also to make sure we dress mindfully (covered knees and shoulders).

What I’ll provide

Snacks
I'll be providing my favorite Omani dates.
Water

What to bring

Hat
Camera
Good walking shoes

Where you'll be

Main Areas: - Fish and Vegetable Market (Interesting urban and architectural evolution!) - Mutrah Souq (Strolling through the souq with stories and recommendations.) - Sur Al Lawatia (This is a gated community, we will respect that and only view its surrounding.) - Beautiful panoramic stop. (Get your cameras ready!) - Additional cultural and historic stops (Personal stories and historical information.)

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests aged 12 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Although Mutrah is filled with tourist attractions, it's still a living town with local neighborhoods and families. Let's be kind guests by making sure we ask permission before photographing individuals, and also to make sure we dress mindfully (covered knees and shoulders).
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Discover Mutrah with a local curator
New experience
£42 / person
New experience
£42 / person