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Oasis of Bahla, Nizwa 611, Oman
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 2 hours walking around in the Fort. It's like a maze you never know where the next turn will lead you ! Pretty funny. The whole place was restored recently so in pretty good condition. Entry ticket is so cheap !

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fabienb528
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite big, ancient and beautiful fort with citadel. Entrance fee is 0,5 Omani Rial(very good value comparing to 5 Omani Rials in Nizwa Fort), however there is not enough description inside of it. World heritage UNESCO site, good to spend up to 1 hour, ample...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IvanZ652
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very large fort. Inexpensive, but not much info about the history. Still undergoing renovations/restoration. You can roam just about all of the fort, a few placards do provide some historical info. The 'mud' construction is clearly visible on the walls and is interesting.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KJBoca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fort is huge, well-maintained, and impressive. However, the rooms are empty (bats aside) and all the same.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mcdl_82
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The fort is really grand and majestic. Roughly a half an hour drive from the main city. Probably the biggest fort we've seen during our stay in Oman. If I had to choose between jibreen castle and this, I'd definitely come here.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I got really excited when I saw Bahla Fort in the distance. It is huge & imposing. We had visited Jabreen Castle earlier that morning where there was lots of information & an audio tour. The size and scale of Bahla is truly impressive. You...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Cabra
Reviewed December 22, 2018

We visited Bahla Fort after Jabrin Fort, so we expected more explanations of the rooms and to be able to learn more of the history like it was at Jabrin (which is furnished to represent the times and has an audio guide). It was still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank brianna017
Reviewed December 11, 2018

It about the history of bahala .it very interesting and educating.you can have picnic they and having playing games.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank iyamu
Reviewed December 5, 2018

The site os the fort is really imposing. The location of the fort is also very impressive because there are a lot of wide spaces as there are not a lot of constructions around. You can also have a good view of the fort from...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed November 29, 2018

At 0.5 OMR, it's cheap to explore this UNESCO world heritage site. The rooms are mostly empty, though. Spectacular views of the countryside.

Date of experience: November 2018
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yes its open, opens till 3pm.
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