The city of Seeb in Oman is a prominent destination amongst travellers to Oman and has quite a lot to offer. In addition to several attractions and places-of-interest, travellers will discover plenty of dining options and shopping opportunities throughout the city. Facilities for Muslim travellers will also be available in abundance – with numerous mosques and Halal restaurants available at every corner of the city. Like some of the country’s other major cities such as Muscat and Salalah, a visit to Seeb is recommended for travellers to Oman for a unique and fascinating experience.
Seeb - also known as AsSeeb or As Sib - is a prominent city in north-eastern Oman, located a few kilometres towards the northwest of Oman. It is a fairly large city and is home to a population of over 200,000 inhabitants.
Like other neighbouring cities, the city is known for featuring a rather hot desert climate with temperatures being extremely high during summer. June and July are usually the hottest months and can reach temperatures over 40°C, with 49.2°C being the record highest. Rainfall is not very common and typically occurs during the months of December to April.
With Seed being home to quite a number of attractions and places-of-interest, tourists to Seeb will find plenty to do. Some of the main attractions in Seeb include theNaseem Garden, Amouage Perfumery, the Royal Stables and Equestrian Centre, Royal Guard of Oman Technical College, the Bait al Baraka palace and Markaz al Bahja.
The main airport of Seeb is the Seeb International Airport or the Muscat International Airport – the main airport of the country. The airport is located about 30 kilometres away from Muscat and is a busy airport, serving numerous airlines and millions of passengers throughout the year. The airport is one of the most prominent landmarks of the area.
Finding Halal food in Seebwill pose no difficulty since almost every restaurant in Seeb is a Halal restaurant. Muslim travellers may try the Seeb Waves Restaurant for a delightful range of Middle Eastern fare or the Fish Grand Restaurant - located next to the fuel station on the way to the city centre - which serves a fantastic array of seafood options at affordable prices.
Muslim travellers in Seebwill be able to easily find access to plenty of mosques throughout the city. The Al Zulfa Mosque is one of the most prominent mosques in Seeb and in Oman and is located on the Sultan Qaboos Highway. The Sahil Mosque is another famous mosque and can be also visited by Muslim travellers during prayer times.