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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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  • 1000 years old fort.. The entrance fees 500 baiza for both Omanis and Non Omani They also have a guider, he explain nicely in details which make it easy to understand the proper history of the... 
    1000 years old fort.. The entrance fees 500 baiza for both Omanis and Non Omani They also have a guider, he explain nicely in details which make it easy to understand the proper history of the...  more »
  • It is a nice old fort. Not such big and nice than the one in Nizwa. Anyway you can have a visit if you have time and plan to discover the Al Hoota Cave. 
    It is a nice old fort. Not such big and nice than the one in Nizwa. Anyway you can have a visit if you have time and plan to discover the Al Hoota Cave.  more »
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  • I would say, this is just an ok fort. Looks pretty nice, but feels like a maze when walking around. No direction signs or explanations anywhere.
  • Big and nice fort - only 0,5 Omr pro person entrance fee. Most rooms are empty and there usually aren't any information about it

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