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Nabi Ayoub's Tomb

Address: Jable Ittin | جبل إتين, Salalah, Oman (Formerly قبر ومقام النبي أيوب)
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Salalah
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

don't miss it at any cost, Legend has it that this PROPHET is buried here. However there is some dispuer on this matter. But don't be put off explore n learn.

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Salalah, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have visited Salalah in 2013. it was a refreshing trip. Though Salalah is a small city that's why its peaceful and surrounded with beautiful ocean on on side and mountains which turn green from August to September on the other side. My trip for Prophet Ayub's tomb started around 1 in afternoon, Because of the peak season for tourists... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Tombs of ancient saints are always in doubt. That Job has other potential tombs in Syira and Turkey does nothing to diminish the importance of this holy place for the people around here. Particularly interesting are the prayer spaces outside which were originally oriented toward Jerusalem, but now have prayer carpets facing toward Mecca. Inside, there are plenty of signs... More 

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dubai, UAE
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ayoub is the Arabic for Job in english. ST Job is believed to be a sait. in Islam, Ayoub is a prophet...it is located in the mountains,, almost 25 km away from the city in north west... the mountain top houses a small mosque and housing for their garden staff. poeple generally offer prayers at the "tomb" its a very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The place location and its spiritual value are great, unfortunately the place and surrounding area needs further care especially with the increasing number of local visitors and tourists especially during the seasons. Decency in clothing for both males and females are appreciated.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

It is really nice to have a trip to Ittin during drizzling and fog (maximum care to be taken while driving during fog). During fog, visibility will be less. To enjoy the greenery from the hill top, journey to be taken place during a clear weather. Both are different experiences.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Ot was our last 4 hours in salalah, so we went up to see Nabi Ayoub tomb, it was never eady to drive on top as the way up was always fogy, traffic and many times cows were on the road, have to drive v carefully not to hit cows or miss any board or miss any turn. Well we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Nice place to visit, i took 60 min driving from due to weather condition was fogy. the place is dirty, government needs to take more care to improve the Tomb area.

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

But actually the drive there and out towards the canyons in back wins the day but you you will need a 4 wheel drive to snake down the dirt road to the deserted wadis below except for camels.

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Lahore
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

What a beautiful place it is; It is a historical place The best thing about is the drive there; filled with greenery; misty air and beautiful views all the way; Since people are visiting from so many different countries along with their kids; usually the whole Oman is so very nice and clean but over here was probably the first... More 

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