Al Hosn Palace
Al Hosn Palace
3.5
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3.5
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Helen M
11 contributions
Jan 2020
The Palace is right in Salalah, so it is in the middle of the old city section. It is easy to get to (I walked from my hotel), but you only get to see the outside. It was quiet in the area when I was there, but I was there during the mourning of Sultan Qaboos' passing, so there may be more activity at other times.
Written 10 March 2020
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Deryck W
Margate, UK558 contributions
Dec 2019
Photo's look great, but we were unable to see inside the building. High walls all round and only able to take a photo from the gate. Don't bother if pushed for time.
Written 21 January 2020
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Kate
Johannesburg, South Africa151 contributions
Jan 2020 • Family
So the palace is surrounded by high walls no chance of seeing the inside. Beside a photo opportunity in front of the gates that's about it here. Do not make a special trip if you are passing by it is fine to stop at
Written 1 January 2020
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hulagirlSurrey
Staines, UK815 contributions
Apr 2019
Al Hosn Palace is surrounded by high walls so you can barely see it. A quick photo stop of the main gate. You cannot go inside.
Written 14 August 2019
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nataliem7
London, UK65 contributions
May 2019 • Couples
This can be skipped as there is nothing more to see but the outside wall of the palace, which does have nice emblems. Otherwise you can see the top of a mosque and a clocktower. thats all.
Written 10 May 2019
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TFC
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States229 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
Since you can’t get into the palace there isn’t very much going on here. Grab you phone for a few decent shots of the main gate and the tower. That’s about all you will be able to see. There is a nice Mosque inside the palace walls but you only see a small peek above the wall. If the flag is flying you will know the Sultan is in residence.
Written 14 April 2019
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Mark W
Boca Raton, FL2,735 contributions
Apr 2019 • Friends
Sultan Qaboos originally came from Salalah and his mother’s Family was further inland. He spent his early years and primary education here. Whenever in Salalah he stays in the palace.
Written 13 April 2019
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Rosario_it
Belgium1,827 contributions
Feb 2018 • Solo
As my hotel was not far from this site (the palace of the Sultan) I had a quick stop in order to have a look.
You can see the highest part of the palace which seems very elegant.
Otherwise, as the palace is not open to the public, there is not to much to see.
Written 7 January 2019
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MikeFo
Brighton, UK1,071 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
Worth a quick stop by the entrance for a photo stop, but you can see too much as obviously you cant enter and the walls protect so much of it from view. Interesting point to note is that the Sultan's old primary school in directly in front.
Written 12 November 2018
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ZenaRd
New York630 contributions
Apr 2018 • Friends
The Sultan's Palace was a photo stop on our tour. Impressive building and gate. Palace is in Salalah as it is the birthplace of the Sultan.
Written 17 June 2018
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