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Review of Ras al Hadd Castle

Ranked #4 of 7 things to do in Sur
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Sign said open during day, reality it was, like many castles in Oman, closed. Might be the time of year.

Thank Jim V
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Worth a visit after As Sunaysilah Fort, although latter has the edge. Not too long to spend time here

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

We had thought this place was closed , we had read about it as being closed but thought we would go and view it from the outside at least . They said it had a great view over the bay and that is right . We were the only car in the car park , the place was deserted until an Omani with a sour expression on his face came marching up the hill .. 'You must pay one rial ' he said , ok no problem , be delighted to only one rial how cheap , I went back to the car got my two rials and handed it to him , no one rial ...ah ok got it half a rial each ... thank you . ' You must pay before enter ' ... he growled , oh sorry , where is the ticket office ? , he pointed ... it might help if there was a sign marking this surely ? It was amusing to be treated as if my elderly friend and myself were trying to get away with some nefarious activity . I counted ourselves very lucky it was after all open because the castle/ fort tour of this region is very hit and miss with opening times at the whim of whoever is in charge apparently. The fort is small but lovely and worth visiting , try to pay before you go up the hill at the office with no markings so you do not upset anyone . There is a very interesting display of weapons , mostly guns . My thoughts were how trusting the museum is because nothing is secure , the guns that is ..... just loosely hanging from pegs in the walls .

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

While returning back from the Turtle reserve, we stopped at the castle for a visit. However it was closed on the weekend. We clicked a few pictures outside the main entrance and headed back to Muscat.

1  Thank alanjoro
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

We were hoping for a swim at Ras al Hadd beach, but not sure this beach is good for swimming: huge waves and very windy. Or maybe it was just a bad day? Ras al Hadd is a small village with really little going on so a visit to this castle cheered us up.

Thank GoranWembley
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