Ruwi is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Many visitors come for its beautiful outdoor settings, especially the mountains. With hotels to suit everyone's tastes, Ruwi serves as a good starting point for exploring the greater Muscat area.
The historic landmarks and many other highlights await you. Attractions like Sultan Armed Forces Museum and Royal Opera House Muscat highlight the local culture. Qasr Al Alam Royal Palace, Al Jalali Fort, and Qurum Beach are some local landmarks.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, swimming, and attending sporting events. Why not catch a game or event at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex? A shopping trip to Muttrah Souq and Avenues Mall might be just what you need for some retail therapy. A visit to Port Sultan Qaboos won't disappoint either.
Don't miss Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque while you're here.
The Muscat (MCT-Seeb Intl.) airport is 16.1 miles (25.8 km) from Ruwi.