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Empty Quarter

Address: Oman
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Ranked #81 of 104 Attractions in Oman
Type: Deserts, Nature & Parks
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Type: Deserts, Nature & Parks
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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

If you're interested in the lost city of Ubar, it's not in the Empty Quarter of Oman, as asserted by Nicholas Clapp in his famous book, Road to Ubar. This archaeological site in Oman named Ubar after the lost city of Iram is really the ruins of an old outpost. No ancient city of pillars in these ruins. It was... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I am a big fan of deserts although I haven't visited a lot yet. The Empty Quarter desert ("Rub' al Khali") on the Arabian Peninsula is definitely worth a visit - for preferably more than one day, e.g. on a jeep or camel safari with camping (I only took a day trip - it is also nice to get an... More 

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