The Royal Opera House Muscat
Opera in Muscat is synonymous with the Royal Opera House. One of only two such houses in the region, the Royal Opera House is one of the musical and cultural centers of the Sultanate of Oman and a popular attraction in the city. Even if time doesn’t allow for an evening watching a show, this beautiful building is a sight worth seeing. With the allure of a grand palace and intricate detailing, all the way to the ceiling, a walk through will make you feel like royalty.
Attending a show
The Royal Opera House opened in 2011. Located in Shatti Al Qurum district, this impressive structure was built in contemporary Omani style and has a capacity of 1,100 people. It is the first of its kind in the world to feature the Radio Marconi multimedia interactive display seatback system, providing the audience with an unrivalled experience.
This iconic venue regularly hosts performances from some of the world's leading classical artists, such as Jose Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. You are welcome to take a tour of the incredible and influential cultural platform and once done, walk to the Opera Galleria. For some shopping in style in the artistic brands and quaint coffee shops waits for you at the Galleria.
Located just five minutes from the sea and offering fantastic views of the Al Hajar Mountains, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Muscat is the ideal place to return after attending a performance. Relax in first-class accommodation, revitalize yourself at the exclusive in-house health club or enjoy sumptuous meals at one of the hotel's inviting restaurant and bars. This four-star hotel is the place to stay in the city.