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Bahla Fort

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

It's just a photo stop here as we are not allowed to enter the fort. Maybe it's closed for renovation, but our driver told us that there's magic in the fort and people who went in never came out again.

Thank spacebarormarsbar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only saw the fort from the outside and its very impressive and you can see the old city walls - its only 15 m drive from the Jabrin fort so worth to visit if you are in the area

Thank lmourey
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Completely restored Bahla Fort, and we were the only ones visiting it. Incredible UNESCO place, must must must visit. Only 40km or so from Nizwa, easy drive. Beware of some bats in the dark rooms! :)

Thank winylake
Reviewed 30 October 2017

To just visit this for is a long way to go, so the best thing to do is combine it with a trip to Nizwa fort and perhaps the Hoota Cave. This is a very in-touristy place, with nothing much other than the fort. However,...More

Thank StantonJR
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is not a well-developed tourist site with amenities all around, but that's part of what makes it such a gem. If you want to get some idea of the glory of old Oman, you should definitely take the time to visit Bahla Fort. It...More

Thank MoseyOn
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I was not sure its a right choice to go long way to see this fort or not.But When I get there I found it was the right thing.The fort was really really old and wonderfull.It has lots of anazing corner.It was a very strange...More

Thank Sahar B
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Very big fort. Lots of rooms, but nothing is left beside the walls. Ample free parking outside, if you are on that road you cannot miss it. Around the fort there are still lots of defensive, smaller walls.

Thank leprotto1961
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you want to visit the "mother of all Omani Forts", you will find it not far from Bahla and Nizwa. I visited in August, so it was very hot and you need a good physical condition to tour the really impressive , carefully restored...More

1  Thank HartGraz
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We based ourselves in Bahla for visiting Al Hoota caves and driving to the mountains for visiting Ghul village. Bahla is pleasant enough stopover with this nice fort which is sadly not illuminated at night.

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A historical place with lots of hidden secretes! Some said it was a place for Jinns , some said it's more than 4000 years old, some said a new anxious city is found under this Fort but whatever others say differs from what you feel...More

Thank ShahrzadSHIN
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3 October 2015|
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Response from SUBHANKAR B | Reviewed this property |
Weekdays & Saturdays from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM On fridays it is upto 11 AM only.