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Amazing location

If you happen to driving in the area the Tanuf Ruins are worth a stop to wander around. Really... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
KarenH267
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
At last Tanuf ruins

Many times just past by on the way from Al Hamra to Nizwa or from Jebel Akhdar to Muscat , Bahja... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2019
koekw
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Rincon de la Victoria, Spain
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Located near Bahla and Nizwa, the Tanuf Ruins are the remains of Oman's Imamate Rebellion of the 1950s.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you happen to driving in the area the Tanuf Ruins are worth a stop to wander around. Really interesting and some great photo opportunities.If you have your 4x4 then take an hour to travel up Wadi Tanuf which lies just behind (being careful if...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Walked throught the ruins quite fast, as there is no explanations and nothing really to see. A ghost town, consisting of some walls. If you move on to the Wadi just behind, this is a nice place for a little break. Beware, after a certain...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Many times just past by on the way from Al Hamra to Nizwa or from Jebel Akhdar to Muscat , Bahja visita but never visited the ruins. While after today could say that was a little mistake and should have visited much earlier. Nice old...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Take a long walk inside of these ruins of the ghosts city of Tanuf, one of the biggest and beautiful in Oman. Cover your head and shoulders because during the day the sun can really burn. A must see.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank FranciscoSoldano
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Real ruines only. Not worth the traveltime to go there. I still need mor characters to get the review passed, but there is nothing to say.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 429heinzh
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I'm really pleased we stopped here. We had a hire car and it was easy enough to find. What I particularly liked was that we were the only people there so you really had a chance to explore and get great photos without having to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank GWrench
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Its not that much worth to go an see the ruin. If you are passing through Tanuf, then may have a visit. Only thing is, you may get a picture of how the place was years ago.

Date of experience: December 2018
30  Thank vk_203
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

You can pass it and have a look for a few mins. However, its just ruines without any information or further things to see or experience (maybe the Wadi behind is nice but we haven't checked that). You could stop by when going from Hoota...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

The ruins give a good impression of what this country must have looked like only a few decades ago. Wadi Tanuf is well worth a visit and a hike, very nice Falaj too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Tanuf ruins sit between Nizwa and Bahla (roughly). If you are going to Nizwa or Bahla it is worth swinging by Tanuf to see the old village. The village has working underground waterways that are a timely reminder that an advanced irrigation system brought life...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank RicardoBowie
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