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Jabrin Fort

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Address: Jabrin, Oman
Phone Number: 80077799

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The Fort which defeated the invaders

this fort is the live witness when the omanies defeated the invaders;its one of the best places in willayat nizwa

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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Algiers, Alger, Algeria
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

this fort is the live witness when the omanies defeated the invaders;its one of the best places in willayat nizwa

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

At last after visiting Oman since 1994, we got to visit Jabrin Fort! Absolutely loved it and my 2 girls too, aged 7 and 10. Yes it's all very beautiful now, but at least you can get a better sense of how it used to look. It has been sensitively restored with stunning courtyards with high balconies and some of... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

After visiting Nizwa Fort we visited Jabrin Fort which was just as interesting. Beautifully restored (although we prefer a little bit of an ancient/decaying look) with nice decorations in some of the rooms to give you an impression of how people lived when the fort was still functional. Without a guide the fort is a bit of a maze which... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Jabrin is very well preserved and well worth an hour or two exploring for families and anyone interested in the history of the area. Some steep staircases for those who are immobile - and also labyrinthine. But well worth the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I was on Jebel Shams when two people told me about going to Jabrin Fort. I had not heard of it, nor did anyone tell me about it before. So I joined them both and boy was it worth it! It was in good condition, and very interesting. They also provided you with a leaflet so you understand the history... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sitting majestically in the middle of a large plain, this fort has been lovingly restored. It has a few interesting exhibits. Some of the rooms are decorated in period style. The views from the top of the fort across the date palms and desert to the mountains is beautiful.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Depends on your interests really. Its smaller than I expected and its in the middle of a flat plain (although ringed by rocky hills at a distance) so the views aren't quite what I was expecting either. That said, as an attraction it is much better done than nearby Bahla Fort as it has been decorated with goods and furniture... More 

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Not sure whether to call it a fort or a castle. You really get some idea of what life was like for a very important imam in the 17th century. There are enough pots and dishes, books and carpets to indicate what various rooms were used for, and a mosque and school on the top level. There are also garrison... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

After visiting Nizwa fort we thought this one would a disappointment but no it was equally as impressive. It has recently been restored although it has been well preserved in the past. You can freely wander round at leisure and get e feel for the past in this stunning fort. It extends over several floor with quite a few steps... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you are visiting the Interior Region of Oman and after your visit to Nizwa and Bahla , this is a must see fort that goes back centuries telling allot about the Omani dynasty of al ya aribah Its also overlooking alot of the agricultural surrounding area of Bahla and the lovely village of Bisya.

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