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Address: Near Mutrah, Oman
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Very plain and straight-forward. It was made to watch and help protected the the port. Good stair climb opportunity. Nice views from the top of the stairs. The canons inside add... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Maputo, Mozambique
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Maputo, Mozambique
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Very plain and straight-forward. It was made to watch and help protected the the port. Good stair climb opportunity. Nice views from the top of the stairs. The canons inside add that touch of authenticity. Helps you see the lay of the land. Not a "must see" but a nice diversion from eating and close to souk.

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Dubai
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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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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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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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