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Khasab Castle

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Address: Khasab Castle, Khasab 811, Oman
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Small but nice.

Its a small museum but nicely done. The castle is well preserved and the views are beautiful from the castle wall.

Reviewed March 27, 2017
annushka13
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Richmond, Canada

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Khasab Fort is a very good historical place to visit because it embodies the simplest basic form of Omani fortress architecture, as found throughout the entire country of Oman. The fort hosts a very interesting museum about the art of boat building of the inhabitants of Musandam, their arts and crafts, habits and music. This is most suitable for people... More 

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bishops stortford
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent location. Small but very well restored. Information in English and Arabic. A great way to start to understand this part of Oman - a must do trip in the town

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on my way home from a trip to Khasab. Well presented castle that has some great displays of historic artefacts. Not a huge place but well worth a visit

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Richmond, Canada
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Its a small museum but nicely done. The castle is well preserved and the views are beautiful from the castle wall.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

You will probably enjoy if it is the first one you have seen in the region otherwise it will be a little boring. If you have nothing else to do and there is not much around apart from swimming or camping, then go for it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

If you are in Khasab you are most likely there for a dhow cruise. If you have time, however, you should stop by the Khasab Castle. It is definitely worth a visit, although it won't take that long to go through it, maybe 30-60 minutes depending on how much time you want to linger over the exhibits. Most of the... More 

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Reviewed January 31, 2017 via mobile

We spent an enjoyable hour here. The weather was very hot but the main exhibits had air-con. Beautifully restored and very informative.

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Norfolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017

There is little to see in Khasab, and this is definitely top of the list. It is a 10/15 min walk from the cruise port so don't be tempted to take the shuttle. There are several exhibits in the courtyard and the central tower is also wheelchair accessible if you have a strong person with you to give you a... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

This is the only thing worth visiting in Khasab and it's nothing much to see...our shuttle driver arranged a private vehicle to drive us around and there were beautiful views of the mountain and the sea...everything else is so dry,hardly any trees...interesting architecture with their houses,everything is light colored,mostly the color of sand due to the heat...found the cheapest prices... More 

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Sorry my last review should have been on the castle, not the fort, It was a nice place to visit, interesting displays, spotless toilets, very important,some high steps, but amazing views over the sea.

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