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Wilayat Nakhal, Nakhl 323, Oman
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

A nice and well kept fort with a stunning 360° panorama view from the top. It is worth a trip and a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

My wife and I visited Nakhal Fort on a cruise ship excursion from Muscat. Nakhal is around 75 minutes drive from Muscat so easy to reach if you have transport. It's an old fort that has been restored several times in its history and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank David E
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Spent the day at the fort and springs, nice to see a bit of the Oman culture at the fort the relax at the hot springs. Cafe next to the springs serves all you need while your there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Iain-Stubbs
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Nice and big Historical Fort..surrounded on all sides by Dates Farm.. Scenic views of Dates Farm, Mountains from top of Fort..few kms from fort is located a Beautiful Hot Spring (Athwaran Hot spring) placed right in middle of mountains.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Arvindsa7
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

This was my first fort on visiting Oman and by coincidence (or resulting bias), I think is one of the most attractive. There is a large car park just beneath the fort and then a short climb up to the entrance. Like most forts there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019

We ambled around this fort for about an hour. It has a number of rooms that you can visit and sit in, much like what you might have found back in the day. There are some vantage points on the ramparts from which to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2019

Nice fort. Some rooms have been set up like they probably were back in the days. All in all many forts look alike so you might not need to see this one if you see the forts near Nizwa. The view is as per pictures....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Renan B
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

There isn’t a lot of information about the fort but the place is well maintained. We walked around for just over an hour with my grandmother and a 7 year old. Cool to visit and a nice view of the area

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank owlesy00
Reviewed December 3, 2018

The Nakhal Fort is a very old fort and is now a museum for some Omanese history. The artifacts are properly positioned and in good condition. The audio guide, provided to each visitor provides a graphic picture of the museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Amar b
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Yet another good example of a restored Omani fort nestled close to the mountains, with some very good views from the top.

Date of experience: October 2018
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vbrickley2019
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Response from MikeFo | Reviewed this property |
I think she may find it tricky, you can see a certain amount at ground level, but like most forts in Oman is not very accessible if you have mobility challenges, but you can still get a feel for it.
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