Oman etiquette

Check out Oman etiquette before traveling to Oman, especially simple issues such as what to wear in Oman. Observe what to do and what not to do in Oman while visiting and follow Oman laws for tourists. Though Omani social conventions are not rigid, it is always better not to jump the tiny barrier. Remember, when in Oman do what Omanis do!


  • Dress modestly in public

  • Be polite to local people

  • Speak less loudly

  • Respect prayer times

  • Ask permission before taking photographs

  • Respect prayer times

  • Refrain from using swear words


  • Wearing low-cut tops, short skirts, or vests

  • Wearing shorts above knees and sleeveless shirts

  • Public displays of affection

  • Consuming food and drink publicly during Ramadan

  • Expressions of anger

  • Offensive hand gestures

  • Drinking alcohol or consuming drugs

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