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Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman

Address: Oman
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Muscat, Oman
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172 reviews 172 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

When you visit Oman, you must visit locations with falaj system. They are found in most villages but some are more famous than others. It is basically the water canal that supplied water to the villages homes and farms. The system was so sophisticated that the water supply is timed and distributed fairly among people. The history of how they... More 

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Den Haag
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2011

Personally, I very much like the different falaj systems and especially the oasis around them are beautiful. What I missed is a coherency; are all the aflaj in Oman part of the WHS? Or just a selected few? Nowhere was any info given on the fact that the aflaj were WHS's. But all in all, when visiting Oman, you will... More 

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