Visited the fort, there is also an open air theatre which was very interesting but no show at the time
Nothing very special about the fort, it's nicer from outside with the old wooden doors than the inside. It can be done along with the Palace museim and eit Al Ajaeb while footing around the lovely city
This is where the Music Festival BUSARA is held - a large, outdoor setting with a big stage, shops along the sides. It's a gorgeous environment at night with the lighting....made of coral with lime on top.
We just walked by Old Fort (essentially a couple of old, stone turrets), but could not go more than a few feet without being harassed by street touts trying to sell their services as a guide. If you go on an organized tour it may be better, but if you are traveling on your own and look like a tourist,... More
The old fort is run down and in need of substantial repair. The entrance is uninspiring and the courtyard is grassy with lots of vendors stalls around the perimeter. going through the courtyard to the rear , you will find a restaurant with the most beat up pool table I have ever seen. There are more stalls with vendors and... More
From the outside it looks OK - impressive walls that make it look like a proper castle - but on the inside there's nothing but a few shops and a poor restaurant. But at least it's free to go in.
The fort is not conserved/protected and it's full of souvenir shops inside. There is nothing much to see. No entrance fee though
what you can see? no words! some old stonewall? and shops inside to sell you expensive things :) i can not unterstand this policy from the goverment! they do NOTHING to clean or get more tourists back!
My wife and I were excited to have a look around this place considering our hotel was 2 minutes away and it looked exotic from outside. There was nothing inside except vendors trying to give you tours or sell you something. Unfortunately, there were not many people around so they all came to us and we left after only about... More
The fort itself is ok and becomes a nightclub at night. In the day there is a small market inside but it's a bit of a tourist trap. Touts surround the place and will try to sell you "guide services". It's good to look at but the night club and the market aren't worth the time.
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