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We were really disappointed after travelling 1 hour to visit the fort to find that it was closed. We checked on the internet prior to going (because we were unsure if it would close earlier given that it was Friday).
The board said it was...More
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
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.
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
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
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
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.