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Watchtower

Near Mutrah, Oman
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- Jan 3, 2012
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Dubai
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

It looks really charming standing watch over the lovely old Muscat city (Muttrah) but I believe its not open to the public (the door of the stairs leading up was locked). It looks lovely at night with its lights on and is a good subject for photography. Its easily visible from the corniche.

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Manama, Bahrain
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62 reviews 62 reviews
24 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Had to jump a fence to get to the watch tower because it is permanently closed. Abused by local gent for doing so.

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Rotherham
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2008

This disused look-out is a short distance from Muttrah bazaar and is accessed from behind a derelict cafe. Park in the cafe car park and go behind the old cafe to access the steep steps (hundreds of them) to climb to the top. Views from here are fantastic and look out over the harbour and inland to the park. Worth... More

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