Residents of Muscat have a new enchanting “destination ” this year to explore and relax during the Eid Al Adha Holidays. The sprawling Al Sahwa Gardens, inaugurated last week,provides the right ambiance and probably all the attractions and facilities that they can think of, to spend their time in a most enjoyable way.
One of the biggest park in the country, Al Sahwa , located in Seeb, near a key junction that links Muscat with other regions of the country. Occupies 300,000 square meters.It, In fact consists of not one but six gardens named after the sex wilayats of the capital governorate-Muscat,Seeb, Bausher,Muttrah,Al Amerat and Quriyat. The park boasts, among several other features , three electronically operated musical fountains, a piazza, 300 date palms and hundreds of blossoming trees and shrubs.
A superb example of Islamic architecture, the park is meant to provide families a ” suitable social environment to get together and children to play in open areas”. Al Sahwa is also Oman’s first public park to offer physical fitness facilities and equipment for adults and there are specially earmarked areas for walking and jogging.
It has a horse riding school, restaurants and coffee shops, information centre and a mosque. An amusement park for children is among new facilities planned in the second phase.