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“A wonderful Unesco site”
Review of Bahla Fort

Bahla Fort
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US$418.00*
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Private Full Day City Tour: Nizwa History and...
Ranked #6 of 12 things to do in Nizwa
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Owner description: This site is currently undergoing repairs. Tours are unavailable at this time.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fort steeped in history and restored recently. Well worth a visit. A good hour will cover this fort, take in the surrounds as well

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"a unesco world heritage site"
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"opening hours"
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"entrance fee"
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"the main road"
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"under restoration"
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"ample free parking"
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"real sense"
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"audio guide"
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"every turn"
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"various parts"
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"keep an eye"
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"en route"
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"mud brick"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably the biggest restored fort in Oman. It’s only recently opened and there is not yet a lot of information available inside the fort. Still it is impressive due to its size. There were very few other visitors when we were there, which made the experience even more powerful. It will take you about 40 minutes to walk through the houses and rooms within the fort. Highly recommended. At the time we visited the entrance fee was 0,5 OR.

Thank SusaMasa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our Gate 1 tour group of 22 stopped here after visiting the Jabrin Castle. The Bahla Fort was named a Unesco Heritage Site in 1987, but soon closed for lengthy restoration. Our guide told us that it is part stone and part mud brick, perhaps reflecting the different periods at which the building took place, and that it is one of the oldest in Oman. Vast and sprawling, it is noticeable at every turn in the road.

Our group walked up the hill to a set of battlements, but we were told we could not go inside the fort. It was not made clear to us whether the fort was closed, or whether a tour of the interior was not included in our itinerary. As such, this visit was a bust.

Thank CJW913
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must . It is amazing and leaps and bounds better than Nizwa which seems to be on most people’s must do list

1  Thank Charlotte12358
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The fort itself is set on a slight hill with good views all around and has been well restored with plenty of rooms to explore. At £1 pet person entry its not going to break the bank either. On the downside there's no furniture in any of the rooms which would help add to the atmosphere of the place and zero information to explain anything. Take your own drinks as theirs no shop or cafe either. Overall it's worth an hour of your time if you're in the area for the views alone.

Thank HighWycombeTraveller
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