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Bahla Fort, Nizwa

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World heritage site · Ruin · Historic Site
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Tour the World Heritage Site of Bahla Fort, a vast mud-brick fortress, built during the 13th and 14th centuries. The fort was constructed by the Nabhani dynasty, rulers of the region at the time, but fell into disrepair throughout the ages, until it was recently extensively restored. Admire the towering fort walls, nestled on a sandstone foundation, explore its nooks and crannies, and enjoy the vista of the surroundings from the hilltop castle. Arrange your visit to Bahla Fort and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nizwa using our Nizwa road trip tool.
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  • This is a very large fort in the centre of Bahla. There is a nearby car park. Entrance fee 1 Oman Rial. It is large with good views of the area. The rooms that are open are empty and bare 
    This is a very large fort in the centre of Bahla. There is a nearby car park. Entrance fee 1 Oman Rial. It is large with good views of the area. The rooms that are open are empty and bare  more »
  • Bahla Fort is, as we were told, the only fort in Oman on the UNESCO World Heritage Listt. On arrival the staff at the entrance collected or fee and gave us a map of the fort. We were impressed by its....  more
    Bahla Fort is, as we were told, the only fort in Oman on the UNESCO World Heritage Listt. On arrival the staff at the entrance collected or fee and gave us a map of the fort. We were impressed by its....  more »
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  • Big fort you drive by when going done main road. Seams well maintained. Can do if you are interested in old buildings
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