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“Totally underated but wonderful”
Review of Bahla Fort

Bahla Fort
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

This fort has been restored in a very basic and functional way however it has been done properly using old materials as it would have been done centuries ago....by mud and straw. At first it looked too good but then when you get up close it has been done properly. Not much to see in the rooms etc but then this is all part of it, it is like a working fort awaiting occupation. Ready for the next seige!!!

Thank SiandHels
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Although this attraction was closed as all the museums / attractions during the October Eid brake for 6 days (!), we really enjoyed the grace of this beautiful monument. The restoration at least from outside is very good. It is really a pity we didn't manage to see what's inside....

1  Thank Babisyious
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Would love to be able to comment. After several attempts have still not managed to gain entry. It's a long way to travel from anywhere with such whimsical opening times

4  Thank Balm S
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Bahla Fort has changed it opening hours to match the change in weekend in Oman, Friday 8:00 - 11:00, Saturday 08:00 - 16:00.
Fort is pretty amazing, beautiful architecture.
On the negative side the there is no interpretation so the rooms blend into each other and after around 10 or so they become repetitive. Also there are many many bats, one even flew into me.

Expect to be there 1-2 hours and it was completely free

3  Thank Nathan M
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is a big, impressive fort but one cannot go inside. It has an interesting history though and is good for photos.

Thank Spook007
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