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Festung Cacapo, Khasab

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Castle · Tourist Spot
A Portuguese colonial fort built atop ancient castle ruins, Festung Cacapo now provides the area with an informative regional museum. Constructed as it stands today in the 17th century, the peach castle commands its surroundings with four stone turrets and a central circular tower. Visit the tower for an in-depth look at the complex's history, and learn about Oman's takeover of the citadel in the 17th century. See a diverse range of artifacts including weapons, boats, jewelry, and traditional wedding decorations. Renovated in 2007, the castle also contains a Quran study school. Make Festung Cacapo part of your personalized Khasab itinerary using our Khasab itinerary tool.
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  • It is one of the best weekend trips one can take from UAE or Oman. A fun filled day with snorkeling, swimming, Dolphin watch, cruising. Have your breakfast and lunch on your boat. An experience one...  more »
  • The Festung Cacapo  is a cone shaped round tower in the middle of the open area in the Khassab Fort. I walked up the ramp and wondered what I could see from the top but it only lead to a room that...  more »

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