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Very interesting to visit as part of Oman history. Ancient items with value. Simple castle but... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Muscat, Oman

An interesting castle with very ancient history.. Lots of ancient items within this great... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2016
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 May 2018
“Beautiful castle”
4 Dec 2017
“Brand new ”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
23 Highway, Sur 411, Oman
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Very nice and beautiful. Very good to learn about Oman history! I defitenively recommand this visit.

Thank estl312016
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this castle and got a very good information from the men who sold the tickets, but this castle had been restored too perfect and was brand new , which is a pity ,and in the castle were some old items to see, and...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Bilad Sur Castle, Tell the story of Omani history. And the history of ancient maritime photographs...

1  Thank WabarGuide
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very interesting to visit as part of Oman history. Ancient items with value. Simple castle but historical.

Thank LeadingSteps
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is a small castle that became a museum with some old relics in it. Its interior is simple and has an old touch where you can feel the culture of Oman. There was a friendly caretaker and he greeted us nicely and cheerfully.

Thank Jennilyn S
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

An interesting castle with very ancient history.. Lots of ancient items within this great historical architecture

Thank 720hassan
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This castle is interesting only for its funny-shaped watchtower. Other than that, there's not really much to see or do here. The castle is nicely restored, so if you are driving by, I would suggest a quick stop on the way.

1  Thank n_ziva
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Beautifully restored castle. Not much to see inside, but fun to climb around in. Similar to most castles in Oman, but large generally in comparison. Didn't ask about opening hours but I'd guess around 8 to 5 everyday except Friday and Saturday when it will...More

1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The castle is a very historic site in Sur, take very nice photos, and close to the city. The Castle is well detailed and the guide in the fort definitely would let you know much about Oman history.

1  Thank Abdulhakeem B
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Well restored castle with each tower of a different style. Grounds have interesting cannon, wells etc. Facilities include clean bathrooms. Like many castles and forts, there is little however to explain the history or use of rooms. Imagination is required. But still the best castle...More

Thank NZandworld
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