<p><br> Lights brighten twilight along the Corniche in Matrah, an important seaport in Musqat province. <a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/oman-guide/">Oman</a> is enjoying a modern renaissance, luring visitors with first-class hotels, views, and entertainment.</p>

Matrah Cornice


Lights brighten twilight along the Corniche in Matrah, an important seaport in Musqat province. Oman is enjoying a modern renaissance, luring visitors with first-class hotels, views, and entertainment.

Photograph by Jose Fuste Raga, Corbis

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